Danielle Heberling

Software Engineer

Real Time Interactions with Websockets

November 19, 20195 min read

Photo by Quino Al on Unsplash The Problem I was working on a web application that allows users to upload plain text files and translate that text into another language (with the caveat that the inbound and outbound languages are supported by AWS Translate). The frontend talks to…

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AWS Amplify Review

November 06, 20195 min read

Photo by Kevin Ku on Unsplash Recently, I’ve been playing around with AWS Amplify. Wanted to share some thoughts in case anyone is interested in exploring this ecosystem. Disclaimer that these are my opinions and experiences. You may have a different one. This is ok. Why Did I Do…

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The Secret Lives of Failed SQS Messages

September 18, 20195 min read

Photo by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash A common pattern in serverless architecture is to have a queue before a function. This is great because you can create a second queue for all of the messages that failed in the function execution (or, if we want to put it in terms that don’t…

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Automated React Frontend Deploys

August 29, 20195 min read

As the frontend and backend are slowly merging closer together, more and more folks are writing full stack applications. While Serverless mostly is referring to the underlying infrastructure that tends to live a bit closer to the backend side, you can also use a serverless…

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