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Articles from James Haworth Wheatman

AWS Fargate: harness the power of serverless for long-running computational tasks

September 14, 2021James Haworth Wheatman10 min read

An elegant weapon for a more civilised age

TLDR: We all know the advantages of serverless computing: pay only for what you use; scale up and down with ease; abstract away the complexities of managing servers. In this article, I illustrate how you can acquire these benefits for long computational tasks which are too large for Lambda or Google…

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Writing a native Ionic plugin for Capacitor in less than 30 minutes

July 12, 2021James Haworth Wheatman9 min read

Ionic native plugin

TLDR: When the pandemic first started, I decided to develop a contact-tracing mobile app. I was studying Computer Science at the time and decided to use the same cross-platform framework that we were using on our course - Ionic. I wanted to use Google's Nearby Messages API to share packets of…

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