Admin UI for Gatsby static site generator

Introduction Recently, I was looking into Gatsby.js as a generator for a blog site. As many others, I one of the first steps into using the system as other popular CMS solutions, I started to look around for an online back-end UI for the content creation part. I found this list of headless CMS options and since forestry (the service I use for my blog) does not support Gatsby, I decided to try NetlifyCMS. »

Serverless github bot with AWS Lambda and API Gateway

This tutorial will show you how to build a small github bot app which is “listening” for pull requests’ events on “open” and “reopen” by greenkeeper.io. When the author is the greenkeeper bot, our bot will in turn, correct the title and the tags of the pull request to match conventions. If you’ve come to this article because you already have knowledge about the technical topics, but you are more interested in the concrete steps, you can skip the following introductory parts and go directly to the technical specifics below. »

From personal computers to personal assistants

The F8 event took place recently and I managed to watch a video about the messenger platform. Since it was during the Easter holidays, I also had few hours to make a simple chat bot for Facebook. Since then, I touched upon few of the topics around the growing popularity of the so called home assistants. In this article I’ll summarize some of the corners stones I found. Making a chat bot, this time on Facebook For me the story began with a coding event at Microsoft almost an year ago when I “met” LUIS for the first time. »

Releasing new blog

It’s a fact - I moved my blog from Medium to github.com! As previously mentioned last year and last month, I’ve been considering moving away from Medium as the platform is continuously shifting focus to vendors and businesses. So, here it is - yet another blog, this time containing most of the content previously published, just to make sure it does not disappear during the transformation of Medium. Technology stack Here’s a brief overview of what’s behind this blog: »

March digest 2017

This one will be on various personal thoughts on Medium, the JAM stack, the OpenAPI specification, and coding katas. Medium If you’re a regular reader or writer on Medium, you already know about the latest changes. Together with the new features, a partner program came into play, where companies and vendors will be more motivated to publish content about their products and services. Being a small fish without financial interests in blogging (at least here and now), I decided to research new channels of communicating my ideas out of Medium. »