Ticket Owl - A Tool to Check for Website Changes

For Valentine’s Day this year I wanted to get a nice gift for a special someone. So I decided to buy some tickets for a dinner and show. Just one problem, the site I was looking at ran out of tickets for currently scheduled shows. When I called the restaurant they told me to check the website - they were going to add more tickets at a later time.

But I didn’t want to constantly check the page to see if new times and dates were added, so I wrote a new project called Ticket Owl to do it for me.

Deploy Your Static Site to AWS S3 with Serverless Finch and the Serverless Framework

A frequent issue I ran into when working with the Serverless Framework on smaller projects was that when I wanted to deploy a static website frontend that integrated with my Serverless backend I wasn’t quite sure how to do it. After some searching, I adopted and republished a broken Serverless Framework plugin for that exact purpose.

And so Serverless Finch was born.

Now it’s relatively easy to deploy your own website to AWS S3 while using the Serverless Framework and Serverless Finch. Here’s how you can do it.

2017 is now over and I want to take a moment to think about how it went for me. This year I:

AWS re:Invent Essentials

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…

Fernando with Jeff Barr

New Linux Academy Course - Fullstack Serverless Applications on AWS

I’ve just released a new course on Linux Academy. It’s called Fullstack Serverless Applications on AWS. I think this will be a great course for anyone wanting to learn more about serverless application development on AWS and a great way to add a new project to your portfolio too! You can read more about the course in the official annoucement on the Linux Academy blog.