Danielle Heberling

Software Engineer

Dangers of Console-Driven Development

October 15, 20203 min read

What is Console Driven Development (CDD)? AWS offers the ability to login to a web UI dashboard. In this dashboard, you can add, edit, and deploy various cloud resources. When I was first getting started with AWS, this is where I began for two reasons: It seemed the easiest way…

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Computer Science for Everyone - Queues

September 08, 20202 min read

Motivations TL;DR. I come from a non-traditional background and never knew basic computer science concepts before getting into the industry. As I interviewed for software engineering roles, I found this to be a blocker at some companies. So, I’ve…

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Lambda Layer Update

July 03, 20203 min read

Background Earlier this year, I did a walk through demo on how to use lambda layers with NodeJS. We build a helper function that takes in a string and returns the string backwards. Now that AWS SAM and the SAM CLI has support for building layers, it’s now easier to get this setup…

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Building My Own Jamstack

June 26, 20207 min read

The trend of the frontend and backend coming closer together is continuing and even has a name now…the Jam stack. Last year, I discussed my excitment about the backend and frontend slowly merging closer together and did a walk through on how to deploy a JavaScript based frontend…

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