Programming

A Day in the Life of a Front-End Engineer at Cloud Academy (When There’s Not a Pandemic) #DevStories

Valentina Calabrese
Valentina Calabrese
March 19, 2021

It’s a typical Monday morning, and I am about to get off the TILO train that takes me to Cloud Academy’s offices in Mendrisio every morning. It’...

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  • day in the life
  • developer
  • frontend

Our Journey to GraphQL

Lorenzo Canese
Lorenzo Canese
February 22, 2021

Here at Cloud Academy, we have recently been evolving our back-end architecture. We took the path toward a microservices architecture, and we’re st...

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  • backend
  • engineering
  • graphql

Why Another UI Library?

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Alessio Zappa
June 26, 2020

In the last quarter, we have started a plan to completely redesign the user interface (UI) of the Cloud Academy website, and we used this opportuni...

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  • Javascript
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • UI library

Tech Skills Playbook

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
June 22, 2020

Thanks for landing on our first Tech Skills Playbook! This guide is intended to complement our Tech Skills Training Camp and guides you through our...

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How to Install and Use Python

Vijayakumar Athithan
Vijayakumar Athithan
February 12, 2020

Python is very simple to install. In this article, I’m going to help you install and use Python and explain how to execute it on your computer.

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  • Python
  • python for beginners

Learn Git With Our First All-Lab Learning Path

Matt Martinez
Matt Martinez
February 5, 2020

Learn Git the real-world way. You’ll learn everything you need to start using Git by working in several hands-on, real-world scenarios.

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  • git
  • learning path
  • programming

Python: What Is It and Why Is It so Popular?

Vijayakumar Athithan
Vijayakumar Athithan
January 29, 2020

Python is a general-purpose programming language. If you see any survey on popular programming languages over the last few years, Python always com...

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  • Python
  • what is python

Java Programming: How to Send Emails Using Amazon SES

Vijayakumar Athithan
Vijayakumar Athithan
December 13, 2019

Simple steps to send emails using Java programming and Amazon SES There are many use cases where we need to send emails from our applications to...

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  • Amazon SES
  • Email
  • Java

How to Go Serverless Like a Pro

Valery Calderón Briz
Valery Calderón Briz
October 22, 2019

So, no servers? Yeah, I checked and there are definitely no servers. Well...the cloud service providers do need servers to host and run the co...

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  • AWS
  • Lambda
  • Serverless

How to Write a Great Software Engineer Resume

Aimee Laurence
Aimee Laurence
September 24, 2019

As a software engineer, you are acutely aware that it is a competitive job market in which you operate. When looking for a new role, a great resume...

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  • programming
  • resumes
  • software engineer

Popular Articles

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Andrew Larkin
— January 31, 2021

The 12 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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Nisar Ahmad
Nisar Ahmad
— March 11, 2021

The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

Cloud computing is one of the fastest-growing technology in this modern era. According to the IDC report, “public cloud spending will grow from $229 billion in 2019 to nearly $500 billion in 2023.” Therefore, nobody can deny the rapid growth of cloud computing in recent years. Many b...

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  • Certifications
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Thomas Mitchell
— July 14, 2017

How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

I have been an IT Professional for over two decades.  In that time, I have seen and experienced many changes in the IT landscape. Such changes included the move away from Novell to a fledgling company called Microsoft, the shift to something called Active Directory, and the explosion of...

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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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  • AWS
  • Docker
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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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  • AWS
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Cloud Academy Team
— January 31, 2021

Which Certifications Should I Get?

The old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies. With all that in mind, the s...

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  • AWS
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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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  • AWS
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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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Stuart Scott
— January 29, 2021

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020. The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some ...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the AWS CLI? | The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is for managing your AWS services from a terminal session on your own client, allowing you to control and configure multiple AWS services and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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