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Tutorial: AWS API Gateway to Lambda to DynamoDB 18

Tutorial: AWS API Gateway to Lambda to DynamoDB

After last week’s Internet Of Things hack session, I became fascinated with all the fun IoT projects and technologies there are to play with. Everything you do, requires data to go into the cloud, so I figured I’d start there. In the hack series I learned how to push data into AWS Kinesis which is amazing, however it has its disadvantages. On the flip side there is the new AWS...

SocketIO IRC-style Tutorial – Part 4 – The client code 0

SocketIO IRC-style Tutorial – Part 4 – The client code

This is the 4th post in a multi-part tutorial series on Socket.io. See Part 3 here. In today’s section of the tutorial, we’re going to be discussing the chat client. This is a single page with all the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript rolled into one. It’s bad form for production use but, again, we’re all for simplicity in this tutorial. Since we’re on the client (i.e. browser) side of the...

SocketIO IRC-style Tutorial – Part 3 – The server code 0

SocketIO IRC-style Tutorial – Part 3 – The server code

This is the 3rd post in a multi-part tutorial series on Socket.io. See Part 2 here. In today’s portion of the tutorial, I’ll be explaining the server side (NodeJS) code in a bit more verbosity than the comments. A fair portion of this will simply be explaining the “why” of each section of code. Additionally, since we haven’t discussed the client side code, I’ll be enumerating on the missing links...

SocketIO IRC-style Tutorial – Part 2 – Getting started 0

SocketIO IRC-style Tutorial – Part 2 – Getting started

This is the 2nd post in a multi-part tutorial series on Socket.io. See Part 1 here. As with all things in life, code is in a constant state of change. Eventually, this tutorial series will be improved, but so that we can all stay on the same page, let’s start with the same version of code. You can go to ShakataGaNai/socketio-sample/d9b7bcc132 to browse the exact working copy this tutorial is...