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Vatu’s new Email Policy

At Vatu Ltd, we have 3 main goals: Create high-quality websites Give great customer service to our clients Create a happy, safe, and fulfilling work environment for our staff Today we’re launching a 3 month trial which aims to improve goals 2 and 3, and it simply involves not checking our email. To be more specific, it involves [...]

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Hosting Your Service on AWS Lambda

Abstract This article will go over hosting our RSS Feed Slack Bot we created earlier. If you have not followed along you can grab the code from Github. I chose to use AWS Lambda because it should cost less than a dedicated hosting solution, such as EC2. Also, I wanted to learn how to use AWS Lambda. Adding an AWS Lambda Hook Add this [...]


Create a Slack Bot for RSS Feeds

Abstract The goal of this project was to create a Slack Bot which would post blog updates into our Slack. This was born in part, due to laziness. I did not want to manually check for new posts and I had reached the RSS feed limit in my reader. I also wanted to learn AWS Lambda, S3, and the AWS SDK, boto3. I should note, this [...]


Project Euler with ES6 – Problem 2

My article on Problem 1 is here. This is Project Euler’s Problem 2: Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two terms. By starting with 1 and 2, the first 10 terms will be: 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, … By considering the terms in the Fibonacci sequence whose values do not exceed [...]


Project Euler with ES6 – Problem 1

wu yi When ECMAScript 2017 was finalized in June I felt that I was not completely comfortable with the language features introduced in ECMAScript 6. ? To fix that I started solving the exercises at Project Euler using as many ES6 features as possible. This is Problem 1: If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 [...]