Discourse is used for a number of purposes, but their forum software is quite popular. I’ve been looking at how to us the Discourse API to automate creating posts. This blog post describes how to setup a local Discourse instance and perform API calls against it.
I’ve been attempting to learn more about Lambda@Edge and how to use functions at the AWS edge locations, so I wrote up this demo. It isn’t performing a very realistic operation, but it did allow me to understand the Lambda@Edge and Cloudfront cache relationship (aka “event model”) and how to intercept CDN cache requests and modify responses in a Lambda function.
Security minded users often run Docker to create an additional sandbox around an untrusted application running on their system. Web Browsers are among the most untrusted applications we run today. Here’s how to setup the Brave Browser to run in Docker.