A bottomless appetite for mobile experiences is forcing many businesses to accelerate their mobile strategies and for those with mobile presences to potentially rethink theirs.
I find the SAM (Serverless Application Model) CLI extremely frustrating to use on Linux, starting with installation. But this week I learned two things that simplify both installation and operation. I’m passing them on in the hopes that they’ll be useful to you as well.
Cypress is a relatively new web testing tool that is easier to use than Selenium, and it’s gaining in popularity. But using it in a continuous integration environment like AWS CodeBuild requires some additional steps compared to running it directly on your own computer. This blog post contains helpful information to configure CodeBuild on AWS to run Cypress. Requirements for running Cypress on CodeBuild You’ll need several things to run Cypress on AWS: An AWS Account with permissions to create…
Frequent database password changes are a best practice, because they reduce the “blast radius” if compromised. However, restarting your applications in order to pick up the latest password can be onerous in a large deployment. This post describes how to implement a custom Postgres datasource that calls on IAM to generate a password whenever your application opens a connection to the database.
Frequent database password changes are a best practice, because they reduce the “blast radius” if compromised. However, restarting your applications in order to pick up the latest password can be onerous in a large deployment. This post describes how to use AWSLabs database driver that retrieves the current password from Secrets Manager whenever your application opens a connection to the database.
Another Charioteer rolls their own security camera system. This time in the cloud, with the shiny new AWS CDK.
Keith Gregory talks to Andrew Ganim, one of Chariot’s experienced software consultants, about his recent project: building a data pipeline for a multinational company.
The idea that every company is a tech company has never been truer. In the age of COVID-19, the embrace of and investment in technology and its deployment has increased dramatically. Teams must understand how, why, and where technology will function in the real world.
While the coronavirus’ impact on industries like healthcare and education has been obvious and much discussed, it is also accelerating the digital transformation of a less obvious industry: beauty.
Tracey Welson-Rossman talks to Edwige Robinson, the Vice President of Mobile Engineering Services at Comcast. What advice does Edwige have for businesses interested in bringing their product or service to phones, either via app or responsive website? What should be considered when planning a well-rounded mobile strategy? And once the mobile solution is implemented, how do you use customer data and behavior insights to make better, more informed business decisions?