2017 is now over and I want to take a moment to think about how it went for me. This year I:
I had the good fortune of going to AWS re:Invent this year for the first time and have a few takeaways from the event I’d like to share for folks thinking of going in 2018.
First and foremost, I suggest that if you run into Jeff Barr while wearing a penguin suit be sure to say hello…
Over the last few months, I’ve tried to reach someone at my ISP about concerns I have regarding password storage practices. Namely, that they store them in a form that makes them vulnerable to being exposed in plain text in the case of a data breach. After some initial research, I discovered that the issue is actually a with a vendor called CSG International and that the passwords of 56 million user accounts are currently stored improperly.
A little while ago I was working on a Serverless Framework project that needed an easy way to deploy and configure files in S3 as a static website. I didn’t want to do this manually and was hoping to keep the scope of everything within the Serverless Framework. After some back and forth I ended up republishing an outdated npm package as
serverless-finch and you’re now welcome to use and contribute to it.