modver Versioning in AWS CodeBuild

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-11-17 17:11 +0700

How to quickly and easily use modver versions in your AWS CodeBuild builds.

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Running AWS CodeBuild Locally

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-11-16 08:26 +0700


I’ve been using AWS CodeBuild a lot in the past couple of weeks. I really like the elegant simplicity of it: take a buildspec.yml and a containerized build environment and run your build.

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Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-10-23 20:09 +0700

Here’s the versioning scheme I’ve used in my CI builds for many years:

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Modular Product Code with the OPMC Model

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-10-18 21:26 +0700


In this post I’d like to describe the approach to structuring product code that I’ve personally used since the early 2000’s and which I rolled out to the Orion Health Enterprise team while I was Product Architect for that product.

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URL File Gen in

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-09-24 20:05 +0700

Often something will popup in YouTube’s omniscent algo that I like the look of and want to snapshot to watch later so I copy-paste the URL and throw it into ytget- e.g just now:

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Controlling a Three-Channel LED Strip with an ESP32

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-08-18 20:23 +0700


Today I put together my first circuit and code for driving a three-channel 5V RGB LED strip. This is part of a larger project to put a set of lighting strips into the new media cabinet that we got for our lounge room which will consist of:

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Centralized Logging for Kubernetes with Elasticsearch

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-08-15 23:12 +0700


This evening I gave a presentation on building a centralized logging infrastructure for Kubernetes using Elasticsearch and Kibana at the meetup of the local Elasticsearch user group.

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sitemap.xml Sitemaps in Jekyll

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-05-31 23:23 +0700

Another small thing I wanted to add to this revamped website built on Jekyll is sitemap.xml support. I did this 13 years ago on the Pebble version of my blog by writing a plugin for Pebble in Java. Fortunately Jekyll has an official plugin already which is found at:

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Building a URL Shortener on Jekyll and S3

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-05-24 22:45 +0700

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For my blog and for my CV I have a number of shortened URL’s For example points to my GitHub profile. Until now I’ve used a very nice open-source solution called YOURLS which I Dockerized and ran on my home server. YOURLS provides a great admin UI for creating URL’s and a nice reporting dashboard that shows hit counts and geocodes requesters.

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Replatforming to Jekyll and AWS S3

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-05-23 21:43 +0700


Over the past couple of weeks I’ve rebuilt my website on the static blog engine Jekyll and have setup hosting for it on AWS S3 using the static website feature.

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