Category Archives: Cloud

Terraform Workspaces

Terraform workspaces allow you to use a different state file from the CLI, or the equivalent with Terraform Cloud. Workspaces are used to provide cooperative isolation. They can be thought of like programming language namespaces. A workspace called production is … Continue reading

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OpenAPI to GraphQL Gateways

A lot of companies are in the situation where they have a working, tested REST API server and they want to enable GraphQL queries as easily as possible. Both are data access methods that allow end-users and developers to query … Continue reading

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EasyEDA PCB Software Review

I evaluated EasyEDA Designer (v6.4.20.6 July 6, 2021 on Mac OS 10.11) to design a simple but complete (SPICE simulation, parts, mounting holes, annotations) through-hole, one-sided PCB to illuminate an LED. EasyEDA Designer is a proprietary program, but free to … Continue reading

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Github Actions Demo Repo with Several Programming Languages

I created a Github repo to test using the Github Actions build workflow feature to lint several programming languages (Perl, Python, Ruby and Bash) in different directories simultaneously. Github Actions is pleasant to configure and seems very useful. The Perl-specific … Continue reading

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Can Web Apps Rot?

Can Web apps rot? Why yes, yes they can, mainly if you rely on cloud integrations. Just looking at an old web app (finished 18 months ago) recently and found the following: Twilio changed an API path (SMS/Messages => Messages), … Continue reading

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