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Python Zappa + db + external web (setting up VPC)

In the previous post, we created a project using Django-CookieCutter. We deployed it to AWS Lambda with Python's Zappa, using PyCharm for sanity preservation. Here, we set up AWS to grant our app access to an AWS postgres DB, and to the external internet. Log…

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overcoming my fear of public speaking

motivation for this blog I was chatting with a group at a conference and mentioned about my public speaking fears, the horrible effects they had on me, and how I overcame them. I was quite taken aback when a friend praised me for my openness and…

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Python Zappa + django-cookiecutter (via PyCharm)

A brief guide on deploying an django-cookiecutter baked app to AWS Lambda via Python Zappa. Using PyCharm. Greetings to my future self using this guide in several years. Install cookiecutter pip install "cookiecutter>=1.4.0" Lets create our project with cookiecutter-django (it will create a directory within…

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