Newsletter 2022 week 32

August 14, 2022

In this weekly newsletter, I write a summary of posts that got my attention during the week. I center around topics AWS, DevOps, Architecture, AWS CDK, Serverless, Data Engineering, Data Analytics and much more.

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Hey CDK, how do cross-account deployments work?

A nice deep dive into how CDK bootstrap works and which roles for what purpose it creates. Furthermore the author explains the different options for how to deploy a CDK stack and when your should use which method. Read it!

Thanks a lot to the author Philipp Garbe

Why Developers Are Building So Many Side Projects

Why developers are working or should work on side projects? It is super exciting to read why developers are working on side projects. I myself am working on side projects as well and it is a lot of fun :). Though my dream would be to get a somewhat successful product running.

Thanks a lot to the author Ben Stokes

3 Things to Know Before Building a Multi-Tenant Serverless App

This article is around the topic of multi-tenancy in serverless applications. In this, the author reports about his past experience when working on implementing a multi-tenant solution and which problems he has encountered. Super interesting read!

Thanks a lot to the author Allen Helton


Gives a historical roundtrip of the CI/CD history.

Thanks a lot to the author Adam Buggia and Brian Tarbox

Amazon CloudFront for your tech stack

A nice article about one of my favorite AWS services CloudFront. It explains what you can do with CloudFront like reducing latency via caching, implementing geo restrictions, and much more.

Thanks a lot to the author Jones Zachariah Noel


Explains an interesting way how to create micro frontends with react and nextjs.

Thanks a lot to the author

How to develop strong problem-solving skills as a software developer

Offers a good summary of different ways how to solve complex problems as a software developer (probably not just there)! Further, the author explains how to improve your problem-solving skills.

Thanks a lot to the author Nathan

Thinking like containers

Explains very on the point what containers are about. And how to persist data from the container via volumes is described very well as well.

Thanks a lot to the author Leandro Proença

Low-cost best practices in AWS

A very good article that highlights best practices in terms of security and saving costs.

Thanks a lot to the author guilleojeda

I got my first Pull Request merged

A super encouraging article about first-time contributions to an open source project. So cool!

Thanks a lot to the author Awosise Oluwaseun

Make Errors User-Friendly with React Error Boundaries

An interesting read of React Error Boundaries for rendering JavaScript errors in a nicer way.

Thanks a lot to the author Thisura Thenuka

Final Words

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