I am a software designer, radio presenter of the Fusion Delusion and purveyor of fine purple toasters.

My thoughts about AWS API Gateway working with AWS Lambda

Screenshot of AWS API GatewayWell it's been a little while since AWS released their API Gateway. I've been playing around with it in two modes: one for real work and the other for play work (more on that later, when it is time for the big reveal). I decided I should probably collect together some of my thoughts so far about Amazon's API Management service, also known as API Gateway.

I'm on a mission to find out if software architecture can be lean and agile

So I've been toying with the idea of doing software architecture in an "agile" or "lean" way. Sounds like a great way to spend a week in mad 'dicussions' with various people about the semantics of architecture and solution design and how little of it you should really do in order to be "lean".

The obsession with the letter "X"

This is going to be another long one! Apologies for any typos, my cat was sitting on the keyboard for some period of time during the writing of this blog.

Today I will describe my obsession with the letter "X". No other letter was just quite as awesome during my childhood. Was there anything the letter X could not do? Triple X Radio being probably the most inappropriately named station, for a 7 year old. Keen? Read on!

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