The following is the complete list of site posts, sorted by date.

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Website Boilerplate Repositories

Since this was originally a project that I developed privately using AWS CodeCommit to host my repositories, it has taken me some time to get repositories cleaned up and documented on GitHub. Most of this work was completed in 2023, but only recently have I had time to get basic documentation prepared. Please read on if you would like to learn about the public versions of these repositories.

Monday, February 19, 2024

AWS CloudFormation Git Sync

AWS CloudFormation Git Sync is a useful new CloudFormation feature which allows you to manage stacks directly from a Git repository. This new feature is possible through a combination of a CodeStar connection, a CloudFormation template (which will define the stack), and a Stack Deployment file which contains parameters for configuring the stack.

Thursday, June 22, 2023

"Blog on a Budget" Series Overview

Earlier this year I decided it was time to finally get around to creating a personal blog. This has been a goal for a while, but was always hard to make the time.

I could have just purchased a cheap WordPress blog hosting plan somewhere and started blogging, but where is the fun in that? I decided to go another route.

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Favorite Slack Features

Slack is a useful tool for communication, but there are a number of features that are easy to overlook.

In this post I am going to go over a number of features that I use in Slack each day at work. I bring these up because a number of my coworkers have indicated they do not currently use many of them.

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Getting Organized at Work

I do not generally consider myself a naturally organized person. However, over the years I have had to work to try to get more organized due to the demands of full-time work and a family.

I use a number of tools and practices at work to try to keep organized (and more productive). I am not always successful, but I am better than I was years ago. Here I will list out some of the tools and practices that I use to keep organized.