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Basic Curl Commands for API Gateway

AWS's API Gateway is great for developers who need a simple API for their SaaS Services. When it comes to testing out your API, there are many great tools such as POSTMAN or PAW but sometimes all you really need is a few curl commands These are the three commands

Bitnami WordPress Cheatsheet for AWS Lightsail

I'm currently working on two WordPress websites that have been pre-configured by Bitnami within a Virtual Private Cloud. Below are a few select commands I use all the time but only found them while scouring through forums and comment boxes. I hope this collection helps other WordPress managers save time.

AWS: Modifying Robots.txt within a Bitnami EC2 instance

Bitnami offers Wordpress for AWS Cloud which is great for developers whom are not interested in focusing on DevOps topics such as installing php, Apache and Wordpress. The Bitnami package does it all but there are a few things you'll need to modify including robots.txt files. In this blog

AWS: Using Rake Tasks to SSH into EC2

I work a lot with EC2 and one thing I always have to Google is how to SSH into an AMI, Ubuntu, Fedora, or CentOS instance. Part of the challenge is that the usernames slightly differ so I wrote this Rakefile to help me remember how to complete simple tasks.

AWS: Anatomy of a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Virtual Private Cloud is a full data center within the AWS cloud. Amazon now makes it possible for you to rent a piece of the AWS infrastructure to build and manage your own ecosystem. You have full control of your servers, storage and networking. Within this ecosystem, you can create

Packaging files for Lambda using Zip or Tar

AWS Lambda allows you to create functions on your local computer, include 3rd party libraries then upload all of that code using the AWS command line. When you use the AWS command-line, you will need package the files as a .Zip. Below are the two most common ways of archiving

AWS: Managing AWS Command Line with Jake Tasks

The AWS Command Line is awesome. The commands are descriptive, well organized and oftentimes easier to use than any of the dashboard consoles. If you're looking or a simple NodeJS tool to help you to script and automate commands, try JakeJS. JakeJS is a task management tool similar to Grunt

AWS: Passing params to Lambda through API Gateway Mapping Templates

AWS API Gateway offers a tool called Mapping Templates to help you convert the data you have into the data you want. For example, if you want to pass parameters to your API Gateway through a GET request , you'll need a Mapping Template. If you want to do something like

Charging SaaS customers using AWS API Gateway

Keys are used to provide access to specific locks. Before we can talk about keys, let's make sure we know how to create a lock using AWS API Gateway. My earlier tutorial will show you how to create a lock using CORS and Headers. API Keys API Keys are used

AWS: Providing CORS access to your API Gateway

Not all gateways are meant to be public. Therefore, if you want to share limited API access with the world, one way to do it is through Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) and API Keys. This is the first of a two-part entry dedicated to creating closed API access using AWS
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