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Fun with RabbitMQ

Episode #59 - 2019-03-06 - 26 min pro
In this episode, we will be checking out RabbitMQ. We will chat about worker queues, look at some common use-cases, and then work through a demo of a worker queue in action.

Simple Deployment Pipeline

Episode #58 - 2019-02-27 - 23 min
In this episode, we are going to set up a very simple end-to-end automated container deployment pipeline. We will walk through going from a "git push", to a deployed change with zero downtime, in around a minute.


Episode #57 - 2019-02-20 - 24 min pro
In this episode, we will be checking out infrastructure automation with Terraform. We will look at what it is, why you might want to use it, and then walk through a couple examples.

Kubernetes General Explanation

Episode #56 - 2019-02-13 - 20 min pro
In this episode, we are going to check out Kubernetes, which is very popular for Container Orchestration. We will explore what Kubernetes is, why people are using it, and then look at how it works by way of deploying an example application.

The Missing Map For Containers In Production

Episode #55 - 2019-02-05 - 20 min pro
In this episode, I will be running you through a bit of a crash course, on the terminology and tooling involved in running a larger production container stack. This can be a complex topic, so here is a brain dump of how I make sense of it all (map included).

Problem Solving

Episode #54 - 2019-01-28 - 7 min
In this episode, we are going to be chatting about a useful pattern for problem solving. I have used this for all types of things and thought it would be worth sharing.

Extracting Image Metadata to JSON using ImageMagick

Episode #53 - 2019-01-23 - 14 min
In this episode, we are going to be building a simple web service to extract metadata from Image files. We will create an upload form using DropzoneJS, extract the metadata in JSON using ImageMagick, and we'll glue it all together using a Go backend wrapped in Docker.

Video Playback Speed

Episode #52 - 2019-01-15 - 2 min
In this episode, I wanted to share a quick trick for adjusting the playback speed of online videos.

Mechanics of Building a Carpooling Service - Introduction

Episode #51 - 2017-02-15 - 17 min
In this episode series, we are going to be building a carpooling webapp from scratch. I thought it might be useful to share my thought process and development workflow on going from rough idea to a working minimum viable product. It can be intimidating to create something from nothing, especially if you do not have the technical skills needed to build what you envision, so we will look at ways of breaking things into manageable chunks.

Static Sites using AWS S3, CloudFront, and Route 53 (3/5)

Episode #50 - 2015-04-29 - 16 min
In this episode, we going to look at an example deployment workflow, for syncing static website files from a local directory, to a remote S3 bucket.