About Plezzel

Plezzel is a company that provides unique consumer journeys within the Real Estate sector. The Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution provides marketing automation software. Plezzel’s solution provides the time-saving and marketing tools that agents need to get more listings, grow their rent roll, and build better relationships with their prospects.

The Business Challenge

With the speed of innovation occurring in the Real Estate industry, the pace of change in Digital Marketing the Plezzel management team decided to upgrade their platform infrastructure to cater for planned growth and uptake.

Running Plezzel’s platform on-premise technologies on the same server was challenging for the Plezzel…

About Airboard

Airboard is a digital queueing application that removes physical queues to improve the passenger experience at airports and on commercial flights. It currently uses machine learning and its unique patent-pending technology to benefit airports and airlines around the world.

The Business Challenge

As a startup, Airboard had done their homework on the industry, created a great product using agile concepts, and achieved an excellent MVP (Minimum Valuable Product). Airboard was seeking a development team for expedient development (in a two-week timeframe) of a Well-Architected global framework to achieve performance excellence concurrently with high security, reliability, availability, and efficiency for its airline industry customers…

About Perxhealth

Perx Health is pioneering a motivational health community for everyone. We are using leading-edge behavioural science, consumer tactics and technology to help and motivate people living with chronic conditions to stick to their treatment plans. Importantly, Perx has already helped thousands of patients increase their engagement, improve their adherence and see better health outcomes. We want a future where managing a chronic condition is simple, exciting and rewarding.

The business challenge

Already running healthcare solutions on AWS, Perxhealth aimed to leverage an elaborate multi-region automated deployment strategy in a HIPAA compliance way where it requires to move from a higher-level AWS service like…

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Serverless architectures are becoming very popular nowadays and NodeJS runtime is an interesting option on AWS Lambda. However, an asynchronous runtime is not always a suitable solution. So, understanding promises in Javascript is essential to determine when to use NodeJS Lambda Functions on AWS.

In this article, we are going to wall through the characteristics of javascript in chronological order. As the title says, it won’t be long so bear with me!


First things first, non-blocking.

It is a huge topic and can be considered a subject for another article. …

As every solution comes from a challenge or problem. Engineers love to solve problems and problem-solving requires creativity and knowledge of the tools you have available to you, very similar to an artist that want to express their art with different materials and tools that they have. So, here is the challenge/requirement solved:


Database secrets rotation can be a compliance requirement or simply to enhance the security of your environments. Rotate RDS passwords in AWS is facilitated using the Secrets Manager service. …

About Waterco - Poolware

Waterco pioneers reliable solutions for healthy, safe water environments, which are used in residential, commercial and industrial applications in over 40 countries. Established in 1981 with a single pool pump store in Sydney, Australia, it has since become a global brand recognised for designing and manufacturing filtration and sanitisation innovations for the swimming pool, spa, aquaculture, and water purification sectors.

One of Waterco application is Poolware which is a water analysis software. It calculates chemical interactions and diagnoses the condition of the water.

The Business Challenge

After more than 25 years operating the Poolware in a desktop format, Waterco has identified the need…

Creator: Iryna Inshyna

About Law of the Jungle

Law of the Jungle solutions overcomes the gap between the business aim and the legal constraint for marketing compliance. Their solution increases the productivity for effective compliance, getting more done and reducing time to market. Bringing agile methodologies to marketing teams and guiding them through the compliance aspect using artificial intelligence on AWS.

The Business Challenge

Law of the Jungle was already running workloads in AWS, however with lots of configuration management and complex deployments. Therefore, LOTJ aimed to reduce time to market by reducing environment complexity. …

DNX is all about helping our customers to leverage effective scalability, security and zero downtime deployments

About Tech2

Tech2 is an Australian-owned company that started in 1998. The company provide end-to-end telecommunications solutions, on-site technical installation services and remote IT Premium Support in homes and businesses.

The Challenge

Tech2 used to have a very traditional Windows stack running on AWS, its core product was a client-server VB Application running on AWS using a Windows Server EC2 instances without Autoscaling Groups. New features and application maintenance were provided by an off-shore team and the deployments were critical. Tech2 spoke to AWS about a new strategy…

DNX is all about helping our customers to leverage effective scalability, security and zero downtime deployments

About Krost

Krost is an office furniture store that started selling office furniture back in the ’30s. Their 3 key ideals remain since then: principles of offering the best service, providing the highest quality products and selling at a fair price.

They help to shape the right corporate image through their office furniture selection.

The Challenge

Krost used to run their application, including their online store, in AWS using a traditional LAMP web service stack (Linux operating system, the Apache HTTP Server, the MySQL relational database management system…

The launch of Hooks in React 16.8 made managing state simple, but most of the documentation is written using Redux examples, such as Amplify API for React.

So for those who are learning React with Hooks without leveraging Redux, a simple example using Amplify + React w/ Hooks + GraphQL is more than welcome, so this Todo application will help you to understand how to perform a simple CRUD using Amplify with Hooks.
*On this article we assume that you understand React components and props.

However, I highly recommend new javascript developers to master Redux basics component lifecycle in order…

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Cloud Engineer

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