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Interesting and Technical problems solved and explained

  • Build your own PHP Lambda layer in AWS Cloud-9

    We have had custom layers for a long time in Lambda, I have used them for a few mini app I have personally as well as professionally. Then along comes this official AWS Post on the (L)ambda(A)piGateway(M)ySQL(P)hp stack. I host a few Wordpress sites one of which is DevCOP (...

  • Use AWS CDK to deploy a S3 bucket and use 53 to point DNS to the site!

    Static sites are commonplace, often I’ll knock something up as a proof of concept and to share that with my friends I’ll make a public s3 bucket and send the link, quick and easy. If I need/want this for a longer period of time I typically create a subdomain and...

  • Using AWS CDK to deploy a Deno layer and sample Deno application

    Overview This is an example project showing: AWS CDK TypeScript Deploying a new layer in a CDK project and deploy a function that will use the layer. Repository Github Link Requirements: AWS CDK npm install -g aws-cdk Node.js - Download Link An AWS account Local credentials ( unless using Cloud...

  • Running COBOL on AWS Lambda

    I have spent part of my working career in Financial services, it’s a great industry and anyone who has spent any time there knows Mainframe, COBOL and Fortran do come up. I know of one COBOL programmer personally ( the wife of a friend ), however have never seen COBOL...

  • Faster build times with AWS Codebuild

    While assisting my friend Zain with CodeBuild we were both complaining how long the build was taking. This was due to him running jekyll and installing several packages. Now if we look back here one of the steps is to actually build the docker image that “out” build will take...