Inspired by a couple of posts I thought I’d resume my blogging effort. This is predominantly for me than the void I’m sending this into. Last year, was trying on lots of fronts, as for all us in our own ways i am sure. …

Console logging out selected dom elements with $0

This is just a short record of a discovery [late 😬] I made yesterday. …

Cloudwatch on AWS Lamda and Gateway

I recently tested my newly created API Gateway pointing at Lamda using

npx aws-api-gateway-cli-test

It took quite a lot of parameters…

Well anyway… long story short, I got this … a lot

npx: installed 110 in 13.123s
Authenticating with User Pool
Getting temporary credentials
Making API request
{ status: 403,
statusText: 'Forbidden'…

Serverless and Stripe payment intents

Small log today to just talk about a snag I ran into integrating Stripe into the serverless stack following :

Payment intents

While not strictly needed if you’re in the US but:

On September 14, 2019, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) took effect in Europe. Under this regulation…

Saying hello to DynamoDB, Cognito, and Serverless

So since I've started dually learning some serverless application development using this awesome guide. …

Some notes so far learning S3 and Cloudfront on AWS

S3 General

  • Object-based storage — some might call it blob, can be any bytes, immutable once created.
  • Durability by duplication across the network
  • 0–5TB file limit
  • No limit on storage per account
  • Buckets are flat, unique in name across all AWS
  • Buckets can be accessed via URL
  • Uploading to S3 returns a…

Cloudfront introductions

What is it?

My take

It’s a CDN for static and dynamic content. It replicates your content across AWS zones but also what they call edge locations which I just see as cached content closer to the end-user with the lowest latency it can grant you.

Do I use it currently?

Yes, I personally use it in production to…

Simple Storage Service (S3) — Part 3

This is a continuation of There I was looking at managing the buckets and objects in S3 in a really high-level holistic way.

Today I’d like to try out some S3 commands on the AWS CLI.


Installing the AWS CLI

It’s a bit pointless to explain this in detail so instead, you should…

Simple Storage Service (S3) — Part 2

This is a continuation — where I took a deeper look at s3 on AWS. Hopefully today I’ll have some practical stuff too.

I’ve had to go slower for a few days to get well with the first cold of 2020. Not COVID, just a headache and mucus drowned…

Simple Storage Service (S3) — Part 1

I’m starting with something I’m sort of familiar with, of all the AWS services, this one is probably one of the older ones, and it's probably something we’ve all used without realizing it.

This is not an exhaustive article, I’m learning and writing about this in one day (an hour…

Kevin Jones

Fullish-stack engineer ( and Lead front-end engineer @Pushdoctor with 15+ years developing web apps, installations, AR toys and other fun stuff.

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