Android Development for iOS Developers

Android development has greatly improved since the early days. Maybe you tried it out when Android development was done in Eclipse, emulators were slow and buggy, and Java was the required language. Things have changed .. READ MORE

Add a custom object to your Liquibase diff

Adding a custom object to your liquibase diff is a pretty simple two step process. Create an implementation of DatabaseObject Create an implementation of SnapshotGenerator In my case I wanted to add tracking of Stored .. READ MORE

Keeping Secrets Out of Terraform State

There are many instances where you will want to create resources via Terraform with secrets that you just don’t want anyone to see. These could be IAM credentials, certificates, RDS DB credentials, etc. One problem .. READ MORE

Local Testing for GCP Cloud Functions

It’s easy to write Google Cloud Functions in Python. The trick is to put a function that takes a single object in a file called main.py. Their example is simply: def hello_world(request): “””Responds to any .. READ MORE

Design Considerations for CI/CD Pipelines

When developing a new application, teams often take a close look to design application architecture, mitigate security concerns, address non-functional requirements, and plan delivery around critical business timelines. Designing the CI/CD process risks becoming something .. READ MORE

Some Command Line Tools for AWS

I’ve been working a lot in AWS lately and while I like the tech stack, going through the console to do stuff is really annoying to a command-line junkie such as myself. I could cook .. READ MORE

HashiConf ‘19 Recap

With HashiConf 2019 wrapping up, I’d like to take a moment to review some of the big announcements HashiCorp has made. The most notable announcements centered around the general release of Terraform Cloud. Terraform Cloud .. READ MORE