I don’t think is what they had in mind.
Getting started with Terraform and Amazon Fargate the other day and ran into this error when trying to create a new task. No Fargate configuration exists for given values. The issue was with my cpu and memory settings for the task. Looking at the docs these settings must match a predefined set of values. I … More No Fargate configuration exists for given values
In trying to wire up Google OAuth integration so that I could access the My Business API I ran into some non-obvious hurdles trying to construct the proper flow between my front end and back end applications. Background My application consists of a SPA front end (React) and a Java based back end. I needed … More Google OAuth2 Offline Access in Single Page Apps
This post is about a recent problem I ran into using custom update queries in an application using Spring Data. I’ve had success with this in the past but this time I was trying to call the repository method directly from a lambda passed in a Spring Integration flow definition like so: IntegrationFlows.from(“myChannel”) … .handle(Integer.class, … More TransactionRequiredException and Spring Data
How long is too long? The answer may surprise you! tl;dr: It’s 30 minutes. To support tasks that take a long time AWS Elastic Beanstalk provides Worker Environments to make developing applications which consume an SQS queue easier. There are a lot of benefits to this but it does come with some caveats if your jobs … More Beanstalk for long running jobs…but not too long.
For HackVT 2016 myself and 4 other developers, cleverly known as Team TBD, created CodeShepherd. A collaborative IDE with course material built-in designed to help connect programming educators with students. In this post I’ll go into how we came to decide on this project and talk about the technologies and architecture behind it. Planning to … More CodeShepherd
Feels like we are in a golden age of software development. … More HackVT 2016
v0.4 of the BigIP Terraform provider is now available. Download for your platform here. This release includes a breaking change to how resources are named. To make naming more explicit all resources must now include the partition on their name. This was basically a requirement already to keep Terraform from always detecting changes to state. … More terraform-provider-bigip v0.4 Released
I recently ran into a situation where I wanted to test an application that talked to a REST API and I wanted to mock out the server interaction. I couldn’t find many existing solutions in this space so I used httptest and testify to come up with a simple solution. tl;dr – Point your client at a server created with … More Mocking HTTP Endpoints in Golang
In deploying a multicontainer Docker application to Elastic Beanstalk I needed to mount a volume from one container into another. Something similar to: docker run –volumes-from my-data-container my-container I got a little stuck because the docs for running a multicontainer application in Beanstalk talk about mounting volumes on the host but not between containers. The solution is … More Data Containers in Elastic Beanstalk