Exploring Cloudflare

Published: 26/11/2023

Discover the journey of switching platforms, from the perks of serverless to the love-hate with Vercel. Uncover Cloudflare's potential as a dynamic alternative and the excitement of mastering diverse tools for smarter development choices.

Moving my Pokémon companion to the cloud

Published: 02/04/2023

My process, decisions, and lessons learnt from replatforming my first application into the cloud. With considerations such as time to market, system observability and the managing of technical debt, this post covers a few areas where the path of least resistance can be the right, and sometimes wrong decision.

Moving to Vercel

Published: 31/08/2022

With Heroku making the news recently about removing their free-tier plan, I thought it would be interesting to look into the Platform as a service space. Much to my surprise, it was a lot easier than I anticipated.

My Pi home server

Published: 30/07/2022

A place to write custom apps on the network, block ads, run sponsorblock for my Chromecast devices, store a plex library and use it as local network storage. Find out how I've harnessed the power of Docker and a Raspberry Pi 3B+ to enjoy all the flexibility in a tiny, power-efficient, quiet package.

AWS Summit 2022

Published: 05/05/2022

My first conference that I was able to attend. There were talks to attend, companies to be learnt about, merchandise to be collected and new connections to be made. In this post I summarise my experience, try to capture everything I've learnt, and what I would do differently next time.

Rs corporate problem

Published: 05/02/2022

In my work I had to deploy an R Shiny application. Familiar with more traditional programming languages I thought adapting to R-Shiny would be a smooth transition, especially as I would not have much involvement with it. However, the further we got in the project the more obvious its flaws became.