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Disaster Recovery in a Serverless World - Part 2
Apurva Jantrania

Apurva Jantrania | September 17, 2018

Disaster Recovery in a Serverless World - Part 2

This is part two of a multi-part blog series. In the previous post, we covered Disaster Recovery planning when building serverless applications. In this post, we’ll ...
Empathy Through Observation: A User Testing Reality Check
Anna Yovandich

Anna Yovandich | September 13, 2018

Empathy Through Observation: A User Testing Reality Check

Engineers, by the nature of their work, cannot objectively experience their product like a legitimate user. While busy cranking out new features and pushing the prod...
How to Write 200 Lines of YAML in 1 Minute
Anna Spysz

Anna Spysz | September 11, 2018

How to Write 200 Lines of YAML in 1 Minute

Last month, our CTO Chase wrote about why you should stop YAML engineering. I completely agree with his thesis, though for slightly different reasons. As a new devel...
Creating Your First AWS RDS Database with Stackery
Toby Fee

Toby Fee | September 10, 2018

Creating Your First AWS RDS Database with Stackery

Once you’ve built your first Lambda, you’ll need a datastore. AWS does have an official instruction guide to help with this, but the official AWS instruction guide ...
Why You Should Stop YAML Engineering
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | August 30, 2018

Why You Should Stop YAML Engineering

Here’s some sample JavaScript code: let foo = 5; Do you know register held the value 5 when executing that code? Do you even know what a register is or what are pl...
GitLab + Stackery = Serverless CI/CD <3
Sam Goldstein

Sam Goldstein | August 28, 2018

GitLab + Stackery = Serverless CI/CD <3

GitLab is a git hosting solution which features a built-in CI/CD pipeline that automates the delivery process. We’ve seen more and more serverless development teams ...
AWS Serverless Application Model YAML Templates: An Introduction
Toby Fee

Toby Fee | August 21, 2018

AWS Serverless Application Model YAML Templates: An Introduction

If you’ve never worked with YAML before, you’ll probably find the basic template format daunting. YAML — which somehow doesn’t stand for Yet Another Markdown Languag...
Serverless for Total Beginners
Anna Spysz

Anna Spysz | August 16, 2018

Serverless for Total Beginners

As the newest member of the Stackery Engineering team and Stackery’s Resident N00b™, I have been wanting to explain what serverless is in the most beginner-friendly ...

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