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The First 90 Days - Chapter Notes

Leaders are readers and with that in mind, I push myself to read as often as I can. Recently, in preparation for my new management role at Dropbox, I read “T...

20 for 20

I do not typically write about my personal life, but a new year calls for new traditions.

List AWS Subnets with Node.js

In order to launch an Amazon EC2 instance, we need both the AMI to use and the subnet we want to launch the instance into. In this article we will use Node.j...

Finding a Linux AMI with Node.js

In order to launch an Amazon EC2 instance, we need the AMI to use. This can be done in a myriad of ways, including the command line and AWS GUI Console. In t...

Refactoring: The First 100 Pages

I am in the process of reading Refactoring by Martin Fowler and have recently finished the first 100 pages. What is so special about the first 100 pages? We...