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Creating a CICD for your Ionic 4 app in AWS in 5 minutes.

Ionic 4 just hit RC2 and I am playing around with a simple Task app for a friend. He wants mobile apps and a website, so a perfect fit for Ionic, since it can be deployed as a static website … Continue reading

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Using Redux on the server

I recently started a new side project, an Ionic-based (Angular) application for workout management. I created the new Ionic project and quickly started working on the Redux implementation. It suddenly dawned on me the similarities between a Redux system and … Continue reading

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Turning a CRUD Model into an Event Sourced Model

I recently talked about some practical advantages of an Event Sourced model in software applications. After the presentation I was chatting with a friend and he was having difficulty seeing how it would fit into an existing API design. I … Continue reading

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CICD in AWS for Barracuda

Recently we began working on the CICD (continuous integration, continuous deployment) setup for a new greenfield project (sorta) at my company, Rackspace. We based the setup on a few set of requirements: Our staging environment should CD the master branch. … Continue reading

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AWS – Verifying outgoing SMS Email Addresses without an email server

Recently I was working on an internal business application for my company, Rackspace. We have the need to send outgoing emails (as most applications need). Sending outgoing SES emails requires a validation on the FROM email address, and our controlled … Continue reading

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5 Days with MEAN – Day 5

Day 5 Well, here we go, let’s wrap this baby up. I needed to get my project deployed. I had never heard of Cloud Foundry but I wanted to give it a shot since there were handy deployment instructions right … Continue reading

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5 Days with MEAN – Day 4

Day 4 I finally discovered that I was working on the old .3.3 version of MEAN.js and that was likely causing me many of my issues. So, I endeavored to upgrade to 4.1. So that took quite a while (did … Continue reading

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