Storage Persistence Between Docker Containers on AWS ECS Fargate

If you are used to Docker you know that containers are stateless. It means that if you shut it down or spawn new containers, anything you wrote to disk will be gone. That’s one of the reasons a lot of people just write stuff to S3 buckets instead. But what if you are hosting yourContinue reading “Storage Persistence Between Docker Containers on AWS ECS Fargate”

Serverless APIs: Lessons learned

If you are thinking about or never heard that building completely serverless APIs was possible? This post is for you. I’m going to compile a few lessons I’ve learned in the past 3-4 years while shipping a few production projects and dealing with no servers at all. (\___/)( ͡ ͡° ͜ ʖ ͡ ͡°)\╭☞ \╭☞Continue reading “Serverless APIs: Lessons learned”

WordPress Plugin: Up to 60% smaller images & CDN

In 2019 WordPress powered 35% of the Internet. 60% of all CMS websites were made using WordPress. Nearly 28% of all e-commerces are WooCommerce Stores. Can you imagine that? So if you are part of these statistics and run your website, blog, or e-commerce through WordPress, you know how important images are. Images are byContinue reading “WordPress Plugin: Up to 60% smaller images & CDN”

Responsive Images for Responsive Designs

Today we are going to talk about Responsive Images. Responsive Images are a very useful technique to make your designs look good regardless of the user’s resolution screen. Nowadays when we create our online projects we want them to look good on every device. Desktop, Mobile Phones, Tablets, you name it. With HTML you canContinue reading “Responsive Images for Responsive Designs”

On-demand Image Resizing API

Hello guys. Today I’m going to share with you a very cool project I’m working on. Its main mission is to apply all Web Development Best Practices applied for images and combine them into one simple but powerful API. It’s called ImageBoss. And my objective today with this post it’s to help you to understandContinue reading “On-demand Image Resizing API”

I’ve had the chance to troll Donald Trump. But I didn’t.

The craziest thing that could possibly happen on my professional life as a Software Engineer happened on August 18th, 2016. That day I discovered that I could perform a massive Rick Roll attempt against the US presidential candidate Donald Trump.   The crazy story begins with an unexpected e-mail from a guy named Shu Uesugi – a San FranciscoContinue reading “I’ve had the chance to troll Donald Trump. But I didn’t.”

Deploying Sendy Using AWS ElasticBeanstalk and Docker

In this post I’m going to guide you through a step-by-step on how to deploy your Sendy installation using AWS ElasticBeanstalk and Docker. Keep in mind that this is a production ready setup so brace yourself. The AWS Resources Here is a list of what you need to do before going ahead. Create an ElasticBeanstalkContinue reading “Deploying Sendy Using AWS ElasticBeanstalk and Docker”

Farewell Brasil… Hello Portugal!

Hi. My name is Igor Escobar and I’m a Software Engineer at Hole19 Golf. As many of you already know, I recently made a life changing decision of which I would love to talk about with you. Before going through the why’s, I need you to understand I little bit about me so you canContinue reading “Farewell Brasil… Hello Portugal!”

Working with Asterisk and Node.js

I’ve been working on a very cool project project here at Vale Presente which was able to provide a smooth interface to our call center attendees increasing their productivity and quality of our costumer service. The project was built with HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and Node.js as our backend engine (only cool stuff!). But the main challenge was finding the rightContinue reading “Working with Asterisk and Node.js”

Using jQuery Mask Plugin with Zepto.js

Today I’m going to exemplify a pretty easy way to put jQuery Mask Plugin to run with Zepto.js instead of jQuery. What is Zepto.js Basically, you can switch from jQuery to Zepto.js if it’s too heavy or if it’s too much for your current needs. If you need something more lightweight that allows you to keep yourContinue reading “Using jQuery Mask Plugin with Zepto.js”