1. Debugging Java Apps in Production

    Debugging Applications in Production with Google Cloud Debugger This example shows how a Java Spring Boot application can be debugged using Google's Cloud Debugger even if the executable is running on a different environment e.g. AWS. The appeal of this is the ability to debug in production and without…

    on Java GCP

  2. Alexa Custom Skill Gotchas with Serverless Framework

    If you're looking to build a custom skill for Alexa using Serverless because you don't want the hassle of a manual deployment or the other setup fluff you've come to the right place. This will be a list of gotchas that I ran into when working with the Alexa SDK…

    on serverless lambda AWS Node.js Alexa

  3. Deploying Docker Apps on Google Container Engine (GKE)

    It's 2017 and Google says they'll be deploying in Australia this year. That may not excite so many as we all seem to be vested in AWS here but I urge you to take another look. Specifically at the ease and usability of how we can take Docker into production.…

    on Docker GCP GKE Containers Kubernetes Golang

  4. How To Use the TPM to Secure Your IoT/Device Data

    If you're curious on how to use the TPM (Trusted Platform Module) on your computer or have an interest in IoT and are looking to incorporate a TPM module in your Thing, then hopefully I can shed some light on how to use it from an application perspective. There are…

    on Security IoT TPM cryptography

  5. Retry Refresh Token Pattern with Node Promises and Salesforce

    Recently I've been working a bit at Australia's most recognized Airline and had to interact with Salesforce. The problem with their implementation of OAuth2.0 is that no refresh token is issued for backend to backend services. Unfortunately they don't implement grant type client_credentials. After working with a colleague,…

    on Node.js Salesforce Promises

  6. Creating a Slack Bot with Serverless Framework and AWS Lambda

    In case you didn't already know, Serverless works with AWS' API Gateway and Lambda functions which does away with the need for infrastructure. There are certainly some limits to it which I won't get into here. But for tasks that take < 5 minutes and things such as building a…

    on AWS serverless Node.js Slack