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Category: AWS Community Heroes

Using callback URLs for approval emails with AWS Step Functions

Guest post by Cloud Robotics Research Scientist at iRobot and AWS Serverless Hero, Ben Kehoe AWS Step Functions is a serverless workflow orchestration service that lets you coordinate processes using the declarative Amazon States Language. When you have a Step Functions task that takes more than fifteen minutes, you can’t use an AWS Lambda function—Step […]

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Building a Modern CI/CD Pipeline in the Serverless Era with GitOps

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Shimon Tolts, CTO and co-founder at Datree.io. He specializes in developer tools and infrastructure, running a company that is 100% serverless. In recent years, there was a major transition in the way you build and ship software. This was mainly around microservices, splitting code into small components, using infrastructure […]

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Meet the Newest AWS Heroes! June 2019

At the heart of the global AWS community are the builders and influencers whose passion for AWS leads them to actively share their technical know-how with others. The most prominent of these AWS community leaders are recognized as AWS Heroes. Heroes regularly share their extensive AWS knowledge online via blogs, social media, and open source […]

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Building Serverless Pipelines with Amazon CloudWatch Events

Guest post by AWS Serverless Hero Forrest Brazeal. Forrest is a senior cloud architect at Trek10, Inc., host of the Think FaaS serverless podcast at Trek10, and a regular speaker at workshops and events in the serverless community. Events and serverless go together like baked beans and barbecue. The serverless mindset says to focus on […]

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Safely Validating Usernames with Amazon Cognito

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Larry Ogrodnek. Larry is an independent consultant focused on cloud architecture, DevOps, serverless, and general software development on AWS. He’s always ready to talk about AWS over coffee, and enjoys development and helping other developers. How are users identified in your system? Username? Email? Is it important that they’re […]

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Docker, Amazon ECS, and Spot Fleets: A Great Fit Together

Guest post by AWS Container Hero Tung Nguyen. Tung is the president and founder of BoltOps, a consulting company focused on cloud infrastructure and software on AWS. He also enjoys writing for the BoltOps Nuts and Bolts blog. EC2 Spot Instances allow me to use spare compute capacity at a steep discount. Using Amazon ECS […]

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Putting AWS Security Services to Work For You

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Mark Nunnikhoven. Mark is the Vice President of Cloud Research at long-time APN Advanced Technology Partner Trend Micro. In addition to helping educate the AWS community about modern security and privacy, he has spearheaded Trend Micro’s launch-day support of most of the AWS security services and attended every AWS […]

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Building serverless apps with components from the AWS Serverless Application Repository

Guest post by AWS Serverless Hero Aleksandar Simovic. Aleksandar is a Senior Software Engineer at Science Exchange and co-author of “Serverless Applications with Node.js” with Slobodan Stojanovic, published by Manning Publications. He also writes on Medium on both business and technical aspects of serverless. Many of you have built a user login or an authorization […]

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Get to Know the Newest AWS Heroes – Winter 2019

AWS Heroes are superusers who possess advanced technical skills and are early adopters of emerging technologies. Heroes are passionate about sharing their extensive AWS knowledge with others. Some get involved in-person by running meetups, workshops, and speaking at conferences, while others share with online AWS communities via social media, blog posts, and open source contributions. […]

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Just-in-time VPN access with an AWS IoT button

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Teri Radichel. Teri Radichel provides cyber security assessments, pen testing, and research services through her company, 2nd Sight Lab. She is also the founder of the AWS Architects Seattle Meetup. While traveling to deliver cloud security training, I connect to Wi-Fi networks, both in my hotel room and in […]

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