Up and Running with AWS Glue

AWS Glue is a managed service that can really help simplify ETL work. In this blog I’m going to cover creating a crawler, creating an ETL job, and setting up a development endpoint. Since Glue .. READ MORE

JavaScript Modules: A Brief History

In this article, you will learn about the history of modules in JavaScript, what is possible today, and how to use JavaScript modules in your own applications. Before modules JavaScript was designed for use in .. READ MORE

Creating Raw SQL Migrations in Django

I am using Django, which has great support for PostgreSQL-specific functions in it’s ORM. I wanted to use a SearchVectorField inside my application and PostgreSQL recommends creating a trigger for to populate that column. Well that was easy enough but I .. READ MORE

Dakota Medical Foundation

Overview Dakota Medical Foundation hosts “Giving Hearts Day” (GHD)—a 24-hour give-a-thon—to benefit charities across North Dakota and parts of Northern Minnesota. In 2019, GHD helped 450+ nonprofit organizations by facilitating the generation of more than .. READ MORE

A Quick Tour of Joda Beans

One of my big headaches about Java is the amount of boilerplate code you need to put in to make things work right. Especially in POJOs. I mean, is the solution to always run “generate .. READ MORE

docker – adding commands to containers

Introduction I am fully invested living within docker containers. Utilizing containers makes switching between versions of various applications easy. However, leveraging tools within that container can be frustrating; as many standard commands are missing. For .. READ MORE