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Serverless visual programming with the AWS Application Composer

January 03, 2023Alex de Boutray5 min read

AWS Serverless Composer: A Review A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend re:Invent 2022, Amazon Web Services' annual conference. It was an exciting (if tiring!) event with a lot of new announcements and updates, but one that particularly caught my attention was the beta release of AWS…

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Serverless Is More Than a Trend, Best Companies Adopt It

June 29, 2020Alex de Boutray4 min read


A recent article by the WSJ highlighting the benefits of serverless for organizations points at a building awareness by thought leaders about the impact this new trend can have for companies. It resonates with our own experience, celebrating successful serverless implementations with our clients in…

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How to convert an imperative library to a declarative React component: the Sketchfab Viewer

April 10, 2020Alex de Boutray5 min read

Man designing a 3d model

I love using React for multiple reasons. I like the writing style, I like the tooling, I like the ecosystem. But sometimes you run into a library that doesn't have a React adapter. It can either be pretty old, kind of niche, closed source, etc. In this series of articles, we’ll look into how to…

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As A Developer, I know how to talk to my PO about existing code

January 06, 2020Alex de Boutray6 min read

Women discussing in front of a whiteboard

Cover photo by You X Ventures on Unsplash -- Monday, 10am. You're around a table with a new team, looking at a product owner presenting the project you'll be working on for the next few months. While this project wouldn't be the core software of your company, it would play an integral part in the…

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