Moin! 🖖 My name is Sebastian.
I’m a Serverless Expert, GraphQL Specialist, Writer, Photographer, certified AWS Solutions Architect, and honored AWS Serverless Hero. I do Serious Cloud Computing based in Hamburg, Germany. I am a passionate Software Engineer, Scrum Master, Leader, and Technology Enthusiast who’s fancy about vinyl records, design, people, philosophy, and vegan food …
Theming with Amplify UI, AWS Amplify Studio, and Figma
Following the first guide on how to use AWS Amplify Studio and Figma to create React components, this guide covers theme management with Figma and the Amplify UI. Based on Design Tokens and System UI Theme Specification.
Create React Components using Figma and AWS Amplify Studio
At re:Invent 2021, AWS Amplify announced AWS Amplify Studio, a visual development portal to build and operate web applications. Together with Figma, you can easily manage UI components and generate React components without any development tasks.
AWS CDK: Cross-Region S3 Replication with KMS
AWS has everything you need for secure and reliable data storage. With Amazon S3, you can easily build a low-cost and high-available solution. Together with the available features for regional replication, you can easily have automatic cross-region backups for all data in S3.
Custom wrapper for AWS Control Tower Account Factory
For managing a multi-account AWS environment, Control Tower is a great tool. But, using the Account Factory to create new AWS accounts is always annoying. With AWS Systems Manager Automations, you can build a custom interface to create AWS accounts.
AWS CDK: Use Lambda with Application Load Balancer
When coming from a serverless perspective, setting up an Application Load Balancer with VPC sounds like much to do for just invoking an AWS Lambda function. Thanks to the AWS CDK, it’s not that complex.
superwerker: Automate multi-account AWS environments
Managing and securing multiple AWS accounts gets complex. superwerker is a free and open-source solution to automate the setup and management of your multi-account AWS environments. Based on our experiences at superluminar, we teamed up with kreuzwerker from Berlin to bundle prescriptive best practices from multiple years of cloud consulting and created superwerker.
AWS IoT Core2 EduKit Overview & First Steps
During Re:invent 2020, AWS announced an official AWS IoT Edukit hardware device. The M5Stack Core2 is an ESP32 development kit loaded with a display, touchscreen, motion sensor and microphone. Everything is powered either using USB or the built-in battery. The device supports FreeRTOS and is validated through AWS Device Qualification Program.
Wallpapers for iOS
All photos on my Instagram account are in landscape format. Some photos are great to be used as wallpapers, I try to group them here. You can download, use, and adapt all wallpapers using the CC BY-SA 4.0 License.
AWS: Encrypted SQS with SNS Subscription using KMS
To decouple services on AWS, it’s a common pattern to use Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS. With AWS Key Management Service, you can encrypt the messages stored in the SNS topic and SQS queue. For the AWS Cloud Development Kit using TypeScript, you can easily create an architecture for secure message processing.
AWS: CloudFormation StackSet IAM Roles
With AWS CloudFormation StackSets you can deploy a CloudFormation template to multiple AWS Accounts or AWS Regions. You can use the AWS Management Console, the AWS CLI, or CloudFormation to use StackSets. Before using StackSets, you need to configure specific IAM roles to be used with CloudFormation StackSets.
AWS CDK: Amazon API Gateway integration for SQS
Most people know Amazon API Gateway from using it to build HTTP interfaces for AWS Lambda functions. But, in general, you can use API Gateway to call a variety AWS APIs using HTTPS. This post shows how to create an HTTPS interface for Amazon SQS using the AWS Cloud Development Kit.
AWS CDK: API Gateway Service Integration for Step Functions
Most people only use Amazon API Gateway as an HTTP interface to invoke AWS Lambda functions. But, the service has way more to offer. For example, you can easily create an HTTP interface for nearly any AWS Service; not only AWS Lambda. Based on the previous post, on how to create a State Machine with AWS Step Functions and AWS Cloud Development Kit, this post describes how to create an HTTP interface to start an execution of a State Machine using the AWS CDK.
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