Testing AWS Launch Scripts

Just the other day I had to launch AWS instances and bootstrap them automatically without using tools like knife and chef-server. I still wanted to use chef-solo on the server itself to continue the bootstrapping process, there is only so much you would want to do using a shell script……

Configure Once, Run Anywhere.

Just recently I read a blog post about a combination of technologies and how they work together. One thing that struck me though was that the webapp was configured on build time, meaning the artifact that was produced was only capable of being deployed to the environment it was built…

Custom JSON Serializer for PHP

The project I am working on currently requires serializing PHP objects into natural JSON. After a while it gets a bit old having to transform those objects into key-value pair arrays to then transform them into JSON using json_encode. An alternative would be to make all properties public and…

Hello world!

Hey, so you have stumbled upon my blog… Visit again some time, who knows, maybe I will have shared something worth while by then.…