As I described in my last post, Boto3 is the higher level SDK for AWS services. One of the services I've used quite a lot is DynamoDB. DynamoDB is a NoSQL key-value store. It's a little out of the scope of this blog entry to dive into details of DynamoDB …read more
I took a break from Drupal development for about 2 years, and decided recently (largely for practical purposes) to dive back in. I had spent many years developing websites in Drupal - I started back in 2005 using Drupal 4.7, and I have developed websites on every version since, except …read more
I've been working through Genetic Algorithms with Python by Clinton Sheppard. I like it a lot. One of the things I like about it is that the author takes a lot of different examples, and step-by-step teaches you the elements of genetic algorithms, and also improves the algorithms over the …read more
I've been wanting to dive into data science, and I've decided to do this Open Source Data Science Masters which seems like a quite logical and very in-depth learning experience.
What I'm up to now, primarily, is two parallel tracks: catching up on my math and statistics knowledge and skills …read more
I've been a blogger for a long time. My first blog, called "Pearlbear's blog" was started in 2002. I've had a lot of different blogs, and I currently have 3, this being the one focused on tech. I can't seem to help it.
A long time ago I had a …read more
Amazon Web Services "Simple Storage Service" or S3 is probably the cheapest and easiest way to serve static web content. There are 3 requirements:
- Your S3 bucket is set to host html content.
- Route 53 is configured to route traffic to your domain. (Although you could use a domain redirect …
I used 5 different static site generators to generate this new blog. This is a review of those site generators. I decided to test out the top 5, in reverse order of their popularity on GitHub, as measured by the number of stars. The one I eventually chose is: Pelican …read more