Cloud Resume Challenge – Summary, Learnings & Next Steps

For the past few weeks I’ve been working to complete the Cloud Resume Challenge. The challenge is intended for people (such as myself) who are looking to move into a more technical role in Cloud specifically, and have technical skills but not the most techie of CVs! The challenge outlines a number of technologies and … Read more

Cloud Resume Challenge, Step 14 & 15, CI/CD

I’m nearly on the home stretch of the Cloud Resume Challenge! In this penultimate step (technically two steps but I’ll discuss them at the same time here), you’re required to set up CI/CD pipelines for your front and back ends, such that when commits are pushed to GitHub, your code is tested and – following … Read more

Cloud Resume Challenge – Visitor Counter Part 2, API (Python & Cloud Run)

This part of the challenge requires that – rather than querying and updating the database directly from our JavaScript code – I should instead build an API in Python using either of the serverless solutions Cloud Functions or Cloud Run, and that we then put an API Gateway in front of that. Let’s unpack that … Read more