Doing Stupid Stuff with GitHub Actions
July 25, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: DevOps doesn’t have to be all work and no play. I built 5 stupid (but fun!) GitHub actions… because why not?
The full code for these actions can all be found in this GitHub repo. I encourage you to fork and/or add issues/PRs with impractical actions of your own!
I also recorded a video about this project on YouTube. ← Check out the video and subscribe if you are into this sort of thing 🙏
Creating a Password Protected Website with IAP and Google App Engine
April 30, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: If you have a static website that needs to be password protected, using Google’s Identity Aware Proxy along with App Engine is one of the simplest ways to accomplish this.
If you want to follow along with a site of your own, I have provided a working example in this GitHub repo.
Note: I have also seen S3 + Lambda used to accomplish this
Kubernetes the Hard Way Deep Dive -- 03 (Provisioning Compute Resources)
April 13, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: Setting up a Virtual Private Cloud (network), configuring firewall rules, and provisioning the Compute Engine virtual machine instances!
KTHW Lesson: 03-compute-resources.md
Kubernetes the Hard Way Deep Dive -- 01 & 02 (System Set Up)
April 12, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: Setting up GCP account, and installing various software prerequisites (
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Kubernetes the Hard Way Deep Dive -- Intro
April 11, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: This is the introduction to a series of posts in which I will work through Kelsey Hightower’s Kubernetes The Hard Way, explaining key concepts in detail along the way.
Turning off Google Analytics for Local Hugo Server
April 3, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: If using Google Analytics, most Hugo themes load the tracking script even when running locally. This causes a bunch of bogus page views when writing a new article. Creating separate config files for development and production is an easy way to fix this.