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Las Vegas, or Tinseltown in the Desert

Sin City

This weekend I have returned from visiting my first AWS re:Invent. This seventh edition was (as always) held in Las Vegas – aka Sin City as it caters for the many vices people may pursue. Needless to say I have been a good boy and only indulged into drinking a few beers …

Milco NumanLas Vegas, or Tinseltown in the Desert
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Guys don’t want to commit

Last week I hosted a “Bits & Bites” session on Serverless for my colleagues and some guests. These sessions are centered around some new technology, concepts or functionality (the “Bits” part) that one of us has encountered in his daily work and wants to spread the word. These events are great fun as you get to meet with your colleagues who frequently are working some other project and have dinner together (the “Bites” part) – these kinds of extras make the work fun!

As always, I had prepared way too much material for the hands-on exercises. To the positive side, nobody can claim that they finished early and had to keep themselves busy.

Milco NumanGuys don’t want to commit
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First steps in Cloud-based JS development

Some time ago, while working on a proof of concept using an Oracle API product, I got exposed to server-side JavaScript programming. Or more accurately, programming Web APIs using the Node.js platform and the Express Framework (possibly I will elaborate on this experience later, after this product has been publicly released).

Milco NumanFirst steps in Cloud-based JS development
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