avatar-pmcdowell.jpg Patrick McDowell

Test Your GitHub Repositories with Docker in 5 Minutes

How many times have you checked your code into GitHub, just to have someone else check it out and find out there was some dependency missing so they could not get it to run? I rely heavily on Docker for my build environment, and before I release anything to a teammate, I like to run it through a quick test in Docker to make sure everything is working properly. This approach is simple and only...

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Use AWS CloudFormation to Automate Static Site Deployment with S3

Getting started with CloudFormation can be intimidating, but once you get the hang of it, automating tasks is easy. While CloudFormation might seem like overkill for something as simple as deploying a static site (for example you could just copy HTML files to a S3 bucket using the Amazon Console or from the CLI), if your shop uses continuous integration and you have multiple deployments happening at the same time, it’s more efficient for you...

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