Building Your First Bot

When consumers think of bots, they often mention Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana or Apple's Siri. These three household names are excellent examples of branded personal bots. Interestingly enough, there are also other types of bots aside from just personal bots. Below are examples of other bot categories: Personal vs Team

WordPress API development with Postman or PAW

The Wordpress API was released a few years ago and it works really well. The only challenge –for new and experienced developers alike– is figuring out how so sent REST requests. After a few weeks working with the API, here are a few tips that streamlined my development process. Tips

AWS: How to get one lambda to trigger another lambda

This lambda will trigger the second lambda. Step 1 - Configure IAM First create an IAM role that will allow you to not only trigger a lambda but also allow one lambda to trigger another lambda. My role will be named role-lambda-basic-execution. Step 2 - Create Lambda Function #1 This

AWS: How to restore folders from Glacier to S3 Standard

If you store files using Amazon Glacier you'll notice that it's not very easy to restore files within a folder using the web console. Instead, you'll see "Initiate Restore" greyed out. I've found the easiest way to restore a directory full of files is through the AWS Command Line. If

What is Big Data?

A few basic questions and answers on big data from a software engineer and product manager.
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