Ricardo Cino

Writing about Software developent, Cloud Infrastructure and Infrastructure As Code (mostly on AWS)

Limiting AWS Lambda's access to Log Groups

About a year ago I asked the question on Reddit what people thought of the default Lambda role called “AWSLambdaBasicExecutionRole” and why I thought it was way too open to be a default.

To this day I still think this role shouldn’t be used at all, but rather be deleted by Amazon …

Building a Serverless Kanban Board

Update 18/01/2023: Let’s assume this is not gonna happen anymore

As the title suggests I’m planning on building a Serverless Kanban Board to improve my personal Typescript skills in both the front and back end. Furthermore, the whole project will be set up while using Amazon Web Services …

TIL #1 - You can override basically anything in AWS CDK

Unique as I am I decided to start writing short blog posts about recent discoveries that suddenly clicked inside my head. For the first one; I have been working a lot with AWS CDK recently and decided that I wanted to contribute back to the AWS-CDK source code.

For this reason, I spent quite some …

Temporarily working on a Windows Laptop

This has been quite the struggle, for the last 6 years, I’ve been working on a Macbook Pro/Air (m1) and right now I’m not able to do so. Due to a recent job change, I’m working on a Windows laptop until the new Macbook is in. At first, I was really curious to work on Windows again! …

Deploying your static website with a Github Action

Authenticate GitHub with OpenID Connect to deploy your CDK project to your AWS Organization

After making an AWS CDK project one of the first thing you will realize is that you don’t want to keep running cdk deploy to update your production environment. This is a fine way of working when you …

Static website distribution with AWS CloudFront

Having only written about PHP and Servers in the past I am making the switch to Serverless. This has been a long-time wish for me and finally realized this in a personal but also professional environment. That being said, I plan on writing a lot of new content on the blog purely around setting up …