Company culture around the globe

Something that isn't always visible in a company that has offices across the globe, is the culture that lives in each office.

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Tapping into Logs

In today’s world of cloud-hosted service-oriented architectures, infrastructures are becoming increasingly complex and dynamic. Companies need a way to tell the full story of how their systems are behaving.

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What Happens When Engineers Participate in a Halloween Costume Contest

When the weather cools down, Custom Ink rings in fall with donuts, cider and... an office wide Halloween costume contest. Our Tech Platform team definitely doesn't take this opportunity for creativity and competition lightly! In the spirit of Halloween, here's a look back on some of the best group costumes our group has put together: Command Center IRL Somewhere in Never Land Where is Mario's Luigi? You... are... a... toy! 2018 group - spot the Inker! Saving the best for...

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Building a CloudFront Cookie Dashboard

Using AWS Lambda@Edge, Kinesis, & QuickSight. Every large consumer-facing #rails app I have worked on has on and off again spikes of cookie overflow issues. It is made infinitely more complex with multiple front end apps. I will be digging into this more over the next couple days.— Dan Mayer (@danmayer) August 13, 2019

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Full-Stack to Functions & Back Again Talk

We love open source. We build on open source technology and we strive to give back to the community. One of our Engineers - Ken Collins - discovered a creative way to map a Lambda request to a Rack request for a Full-Stack Rails application. We open sourced the Lamby project to provide a minimal amount of code to allow your Rails project to respond to incoming Lambda events. Ken shared our story of monoliths to microservices to Lamby at...

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CodeCommitment Issues

CodeCommit is an AWS service I have been wanting to explore for quite some time, and one of the things that came out of that research was the title of this post. 💍

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How to Kill it at the College Career Fair - Software Engineers

I’ve gone to a handful of career fairs as a college student hoping to land a summer internship or full time job, and just get my foot in the door to gain some experience. I was definitely thinking to myself - How am I going to stand out among hundreds of other CS kids? I got to go back to my alma mater (UVA - wahoowa!) for the fall Engineering Career Fair a week ago and was on the other...

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