If you’re a front-end developer working with AWS, I really think you should start with Amplify, and later refactor to CodePipeline. Seeing a concerning trend of Developers diving into various CICD pipelines AWS provides that are too low-level, and too slow out of the box for reasons that aren’t readily apparent unless building pipelines is your specialty.Continue reading “UI Devs on AWS Should Start with Amplify”
Super unhappy at work. Since I can’t fix things on the job, I’ve been fixing other things. I go out twice a day to simply water the plants I have out back; a hodge podge of planned (grass, rose bushes) and adopted (rando flowers my daughter buys then abandons). Feels good to put in a little effort and get great returns back. I know they can’t talk, but I feel appreciated.Continue reading “Watering The Plants”
Day 3, attempt 3 and I _think_ I’m close to finally getting my back wheel back on my motorcycle. It’s been dangling via my pull up bar and a ladder for about 5 days now. “30 minutes” they said…Continue reading “Not the Right Bike, Nor Horse”
Reviewed https://winglang.io this week. I did NOT get a chance to play with it, but did read the docs.
There is a lot to say, but here’s the gist. It’s like the AWS CDK, but a whole other language designed specifically for building cloud applications in multiple clouds. You write in Wing, like you would with TypeScript in the AWS CDK, and it compiles to a cloud target; like “S3 buckets in CloudFormation” or “Lambda functions in Terraform”. It also includes code that can run _on_ the cloud called inflight code (preflight code is what builds your infra), and most importantly, tests that can run locally AND _in_ + _on_ the cloud.Continue reading “Wing – Programming Language for the Cloud”