Workaday Readings are the droll, dry, and dear pages I continuously tick through during my day.

This is shop talk, not for general consumption! (lest you want to fall asleep 😉 )

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The Pros and Cons of DRY Code

“Clean code is like clean garbage – it’s only truly clean if it doesn’t exist. In other words, the only clean code is no code. Let’s start with an acknowledgment that a perfectly clean (empty) codebase is useless.”


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Security Overview of AWS Lambda

“This whitepaper presents a deep dive into the AWS Lambda service through a security lens. It provides a well-rounded picture of the service, which is useful for new adopters, and deepens understanding of Lambda for current users.”


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Understanding DynamoDB Condition Expressions

“If you’re working with DynamoDB, you’re likely to rely on Condition Expressions when manipulating items in your table. Condition Expressions can ensure you don’t overwrite existing users, allow bank account balances to drop below $0, or give Admin access to every user in your application.”


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LayerCake : Guide

“These are the props you can set on the LayerCake component itself. You set them all like so: A list of data items. If this is not a flat data array of objects, you’ll also need to set flatData.”


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