Productivity Boosting features in Windows 10

Lucas Jellema

I ran into a valuable 17 minute YouTube movie with tips over some useful Windows 10 features: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do06MPWf9E4 I created this short list as a personal reminder: Virtual Desktop – multiple desktop pages for different circumstances (per customer, technology, work and private, for specific demos or recording webinars) (Windows + […]

How I create multi-layer videos with talking head, slides, sound and simple effects with OBS Studio

Lucas Jellema 1

Using videos to announce events, explain complex topics, draw attention to causes and entertain community members is powerful. Until recently, I did not create any videos. Too hard. Requiring complex, expensive equipment. That was my thinking. Until recently a colleague introduced me to OBS Studio – Open Broadcaster Software. With […]

The Six-part REAL Oracle Cloud platform Webinar Series – Cloud Native Live Demo and Hands-On Oracle Developer Meetup sessions – kicking off June 10th 2020

Lucas Jellema 1

Attend this series of six live webinars to get going with cloud native application development on the Oracle Cloud platform, created and presented by REAL specialists. The Red Expert Alliance (aka REAL) is a network of Oracle partners on four continents that have joined forces to share knowledge and experience […]

AWS Shop example: API Gateway (2)

Introduction Last time, I talked about the API Gateway [1]. The URL that we used last time has randomness in it: it looks like https://54dwcigu3a.execute-api.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/prod/shop. When you destroy the API Gateway objects and redeploy them, you will get another URL. That’s not nice: we don’t want to change the URL […]

Creating a re-usable Vagrant Box from an existing VM with Ubuntu and k3s (with the Kubernetes Dashboard) and adding mysql, using Vagrant and Oracle VirtualBox

Marc Lameriks

In a previous article, I shared with you the steps I took, to get k3s installed (with the Kubernetes Dashboard) on top of an Ubuntu guest Operating System within an Oracle VirtualBox appliance, with the help of Vagrant. [ https://technology.amis.nl/2020/01/15/rapidly-spinning-up-a-vm-with-ubuntu-and-k3s-with-the-kubernetes-dashboard-on-my-windows-laptop-using-vagrant-and-oracle-virtualbox/] For training and demo purposes, I wanted to add mysql […]

AWS shop example: Lambda

Frederique Retsema

Introduction In the previous blog [1], I wrote about an example shop application in AWS. Let me show the AWS architecture of this shop again: In this blog, I will tell a little bit more about the Lambda functions in this shop example. Lambda functions are serverless functions: you don’t […]

Azure Pipelines: How to build and test an Angular and Node.js webapp and deploy it to on-premise VM’s using multiple stages (YAML) – Overview

Joost Luijben

What is Azure Pipelines? Azure pipelines is a free continuous integration/continuous delivery tool from Azure Devops (Microsoft). Not only can it deploy to the azure cloud, it can also deploy to self hosted VMs. Even multiple, with multiple stages. For instance, an Acceptance, Test and Production environment. All of this […]

Closing the gap with Zachman.

Chris Gralike

IT environments tend to become more and more Complex. When planning for new or additions and changes to existing (IT) environments, the necessity to invest in decent preparation and high level design isn’t challenged. Not challenged because alignment with the long term business goals is key in many organizations. In […]

Writing a blog in Word, automating HTML formatting by using a .docx to HTML converter for Java and publishing the blog via WordPress (part 3)

Marc Lameriks

In part 1 and 2 of this article, I shared with you the steps I took, to even further automate the manual steps I still had to take every time I wrote a blog article. [https://technology.amis.nl/2020/03/10/writing-a-blog-in-word-automating-html-formatting-by-using-a-docx-to-html-converter-for-java-and-publishing-the-blog-via-wordpress-part-2/] In this article I will focus on unordered HTML list (<ul> and <li>), HTML […]