Tag: AWS

My CloudFormation IDE

Writing CloudFormation or SAM templates without by hand is very powerful, but can also be quite frustrating without a good IDE setup…

AWS Solution Architect Pro Cert

I am now an certified AWS Solution Architect Professional! I am very proud of this. It’s probably the most difficult test I have ever taken. 2.5 years of AWS experience and 40+ hours of training video.

Assume Role with MFA

CLI Assume Role with MFA (assume-role-mfa.sh)This script will assume a cross-account role using your MFA device and output the credentials into a named profile. 1234567891011121314151617181920212223#!

AWS Developer Certified Developer

I am now an AWS Certified Developer - Associate! I had about 8 hours to kill so I bought some Udemy Practice Tests - a week later I had my cert! Lets talk about how moving to the cloud can save you $

Assume Cross Account AWS Role

Unlike an embarrassing Facebook post, developers can’t simply say “That wasn’t me, I got hacked” and expect it all to go away… Sarcasm aside, security without passwords is not only convenient, it keeps the password from landing in the wrong hands.

Cold Transfer in AWS Connect Streams

The Amazon Connect Streams API allows you to create custom interfaces for the soft-phone and provides many functions for interacting with the current connection. It is a powerful set of tools but some of the more sophisticated functions may not be obvious.

How I Built a $700/mo Income Stream

First and foremost – there are few things more awesome than getting a direct deposit every month for work you did years ago. What was once modest beer money at $50 a month is now almost serious alcoholic money at $700 a month! How did I do it? Well, hard work for one. You must account for the fact that I have 10 years of software development experience and was able to put together the bulk of the app over a weekend. Don’t let that scare you off, these tips are not technical and apply to anything from an app to a blog.