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Question: So I want to make a logo for my friend's company. Am I allowed
to use cliparts from google to add or make the logo? Or do I have to make
everything from scratch?
My Answer: There are a few different laws you might have …
Posted Tue 13 February 2018
Depending on Someone Else's Code
We had an interesting problem arise the other day, a problem about code dependency.
Our problem was in no way unique, so it seemed worthwhile to write out the problem
and our proposed solution.
The core of the problem is that we need …
Posted Sun 28 January 2018
REST Lambda Versioning
So, we want to build a "serverless" application on AWS. We have configured Amazon's "API
Gateway" to invoke Lambda functions when accessing certain URLs, and the lambda
functions access back-ends like DynamoDB. So far so good. But we don't want to be
breaking the application every time …
Posted Sun 02 July 2017
Michael Chermside's Election Guide
to the May 2017 Democratic Primary
As I sometimes do, now that I have finished doing my own research on the candidates
and the issues, I will write down my thoughts to endorse the candidates and to share
the results of my research. In this case …
Posted Sun 14 May 2017
Question: When building RESTful APIs, do you know of any
standard patterns for handling long running API calls? Our decision
process may take as much as a couple of minutes.
My Answer: I know of four possible approaches:
Long-running API call: In this approach, you just build an …
Posted Thu 20 April 2017