Programming

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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  • install python
  • 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

Top 5 Mistakes When Hiring a Full-Stack Developer

Anastasia Stefanuk
Anastasia Stefanuk
August 29, 2019

A skilled team of IT talent is crucial for any business that wants to catch up to modern technology, develop software products, and implement a dig...

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  • developer
  • hiring

Boto: Using Python to Automate AWS Services

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Nitheesh Poojary
August 19, 2019

Boto allows you to write scripts to automate things like starting AWS EC2 instances Boto is a Python package that provides programmatic connectivi...

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  • Automated AWS Services
  • AWS
  • Boto
  • Python

Popular Articles

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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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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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Andrew Larkin
— March 20, 2020

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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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 28, 2020

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 12 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

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, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02. The AWS...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
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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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  • 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
  • S3
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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
  • Cloud Computing
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn cloud computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the prerequisites to learning cloud computing. This was a question I was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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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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  • Azure
  • Hands-on Labs
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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
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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  • AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes