This article looks at integrating AWS and GitHub. It runs through an example of setting up an automated Git Pull using a Webhook to automatically sync Github repository code into an S3 bucket (from where it can then be picked
I’ve just migrated this WordPress blog from a multisite hosting package I have with LCN to Amazon’s new Lightsail service – and thought I’d just make a quick post about how the process went. Why move? There was both pushing
This article is a follow on from my previous one – “Example of a Spring Boot Microservice running on OSX/Docker Toolbox” which described how to create a Spring Boot application and deploy it to Docker Toolbox locally. This article describes how
A Little Background.. I have a little side project that I develop when I have moments of spare time. It’s a configurable engine that aggregates news feeds, bundles them up and displays them through a variety of web sites and
This is a quick guide to installing Postgres on OSX (10.9.4 Mavericks) using Docker + Kinematic. This is from an absolute Docker novice – and I managed to get it all up and running from scratch in under 30 minutes.
In a connected world our software solutions increasingly consist of multiple, distributed components. Service Oriented Architectures are nothing new, and with the growing interest in Microservices it looks like the trend to distribute is going nowhere soon. When dealing with
Introduction This is a very simple example of developing a hypermedia-driven RESTful web service, using Spring HATEOAS A companion project is available to download on github (using Java, Maven and Spring Boot) HATEOAS? What is it? HATEOAS (“Hypermedia as the
Oracle 9i introduced a new datatype – XMLType- specifically designed for handling XML naively in the database. However, we may find we have a database that stores XML directly in a CLOB/NCLOB datatype (either because of legacy data, or because
I recently made the decision to migrate from MySQL to PostgreSQL (the reasons why to be covered later). I thought I’d just jot down my notes on a tool I tried which helped with the migration – SQL Workbench/J Data
If you’re entirely new to MongoDB – this is just a very gentle introduction that gets you up and running with a sample database in just a few easy steps. It’s really easy to get started. The steps are: 1.