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Lou β€” Cloud Native Software Engineer

I write stuff on Cloud Engineering @ thedevcoach.co.uk. I made splitoo.com. Also likes: πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈπŸŽΈπŸš΄πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ

Education

Loughborough University

Work

Developer Experience (Platform Engineer) at DAZN

Supportive tech forums & online communities: Any recommendations?

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What Are The Pre-Requisites To Learning AWS? 5 Topics You Probably Should Look Into First.

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Does AWS Require Coding? Understanding When You Might Need To Code.

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Can AWS Lambda Access A Database? And The Considerations You Should Be Taking.

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Terraform? And How To Speed Up Your Learning.

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Is AWS Easy To Learn? (And How You Can Make It Easier)

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #16 (September 2020)

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The Secret Of Web Development BootCamps And How To Use Cloud To Your Advantage

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #15 (August 2020)

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You’re Alerting Wrong: The Why & How Of Setting An AWS Lambda Alarm Using Error Rate Percentages.

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Should You Use Typescript To Write Terraform? (The Terraform CDK)

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #14 (July 2020)

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A Philosophy For Effective Error Handling (Using JavaScript Examples)

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How To Setup Monitoring / Observability On Existing Software (e.g. A Web API): A Practical 5 Step Guide.

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Terraform: How To Rename (Instead Of Deleting) A Resource

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How I Gained Consistent Traffic To My Website Using SEO (And How You Can, Too)

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Reader Question: Which AWS Certificates Should You Start With If You’re A Junior?

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The Simplest Possible EC2 Web Server Setup Using Terraform (On AWS)

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Containers: Benefits and Making a Business Case

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What is Terraform? A Simple Definition.

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10 Terraform Best Practices: For Secure & Fast Infrastructure.

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Serverless on AWS Lambda: A Comprehensive Comparison Of Approaches (Serverless Framework vs SAM vs Terraform vs CloudFormation)

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3 Simple Serverless Beginner Project Ideas

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Misconceptions of Serverless: 5 Things You Thought AWS Lambda Did… But It Doesn’t.

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How to Use AWS KMS in AWS Lambda

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Should You Commit the Terraform .tfstate File to Git?

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The Ultimate Terraform Workflow: Setup Terraform (And Remote State) With Github Actions

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Master the AWS Lambda Console: A Comprehensive Walkthrough.

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AWS Queues And Lambda Processing: A Simple, Quick Walkthrough.

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How To Setup AWS Lambda Scheduled Events with Terraform

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What Is the Best Way to Learn Terraform?

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Create An AWS S3 Based Website Using Terraform And Github Actions

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2019 Summary: Up & Running With Serverless and Regaining Blogging Motivation

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You’re Logging Wrong: What One-Per-Service (β€œPhat Event”) Logs Are and Why You Need Them.

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How To Get AWS Lambda Logs Into CloudWatch

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What is Immutable Infrastructure?

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Set Up AWS Lambda With An ALB (Load Balancer)

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3 Steps To Migrate Manually Created Infrastructure To Terraform

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AWS Lambda on Github Actions: How To Send Zipped Artifacts to AWS S3

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5 Important Reasons To Learn Terraform Before Cloud Computing.

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Learning Cloud? (Serverless, Kubernetes, Microservices, etc) β€” What's your biggest frustration?

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Yarn and the dark future of third party NPM clients

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Declarative vs. Imperative Infrastructure As Code

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My first ever tutorial video: What do you think?

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AWS access keys β€” 5 Tips To Safely Use Them.

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Learn The 6 Fundamentals Of Terraform β€” In Less Than 20 Minutes

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AWS networking fundamentals: A simple guide for software engineers.

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3 Terraform features to help you refactor your infrastructure effortlessly

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4 signs you should break your app into Microservices

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Your personal AWS setup (and how to not get hacked)

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Introducing πŸ₯: The Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter! πŸŽ‰

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The 6 concepts you need to know before trying Serverless

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WHAT IS A CLOUD NATIVE SOFTWARE ENGINEER?

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Infrastructure as Code: A quick and simple explanation.

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ACloudGuru Review: AWS SysOps Exam Prep.

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Setting up a REST API on Serverless Framework

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The Not-So-Scary Explanation Of Currying In Javascript

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