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Adnan Rahić

Your friendly neighborhood open-sourcerer at Sematext.com. Startup founder, author, and ex-freeCodeCamp local leader.

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Developer + Evangelist at Sematext

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re: What's your favourite custom Slack emoji?
Oh definitely! I have to confess I added the :partyparrot: em...
re: What was your win this week?
Finally closed a 2-month-old GitHub issue in an open-source r...
re: Performance Best Practices: Running and Monitoring Express.js in Production
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it. I thought about adding more in...
re: NodeJS logging, from beginner to expert.
Yeah, Elasticsearch is awesome! My team-mates are managing a ...
re: NodeJS logging, from beginner to expert.
Great writeup! Do you use Sentry to store all your logs? That...
re: What was your win this week?
I learned how to be productive while working from home, whi...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with React.js, Next.js and AWS Lambda
Oh wow, nice catch! Thanks for that. I've gone in and fixed...
re: Containers vs. Serverless from a DevOps standpoint
Aha, yes! This was introduced soon after I wrote the articl...
re: Serverless on Amazon: Is 2019 The Last Year I’ll Have to Deal With VMs?
You probably shouldn't be using Lambda functions to serve f...
re: What's a better way to start a conference talk than "Uh... okay, so I guess it's time to get started?"
I'm starting my talk at WebCampZagreb 2019, which is today ...
re: What's your favorite question to be asked?
Definitely! I like to train people's mindset. It doesn't ge...
re: How to deploy a Node.js application to AWS Lambda using Serverless
Hey Victor! AWS Lambda does has its limits. Read more here....
re: Which fictional story (book, movie, etc.) is the best allegory for software development?
If you haven't read The Pheonix Project, get on it! It's ab...
re: If your manager told you to spend the next two weeks working on any "fun and fulfilling" project at work, what would you do?
Jump head-first into building an MVP of a Log Management fe...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with Vue.js, Nuxt.js and AWS Lambda
Awesome of you to share this! Feel free to add a PR to the ...
re: What's your favorite question to be asked?
I've done a lot of mentoring and teaching in the past and wha...
re: What’s the best vacation you’ve ever had?
Road tripping across Iceland for two weeks in a small SUV w...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Building APIs with Lambda and Aurora Serverless
This is a cool question. The keyword here is simultaneously...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Building APIs with Lambda and Aurora Serverless
I answered this question here: ...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Building APIs with Lambda and Aurora Serverless
Yes, you need to create it manually. I mentioned it in the ...
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
Oh, that's a typo. Thanks for noticing Dan! I've fixed it n...
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
I use VSCode and the Serverless Framework to manage my reso...
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
You can't "stop" the API Gateway entirely, but you can add ...
re: Do you have your next vacation planned?
I just got back from a 2 week trip to Iceland. Long story s...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Triggering Lambda with SNS Messaging
Cool! Looks great at first glance. I'll check it out in mor...
re: What the heck is a Developer Advocate?
Awesome insight Wassim! From my experience, I can only add ...
re: Follow Friday: What DEV member would you recommend following?
Thanks for the mention Helen. I love your content too!😄👌
re: What was your win this week?
Submitted a talk to a conference! 😎
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Image resize on-the-fly with Lambda and S3
Glad to hear! This article is due for an update. It can be ...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I jumped in on working on the React front end at...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
I'd go for KMS. :)
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS: Centralized logging with Kinesis and Lambda
Let me jump in. The idea isn't to choose something over som...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS: Centralized logging with Kinesis and Lambda
There are no silver bullets. You use what is right for your...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with React.js, Next.js and AWS Lambda
You use AWS KMS. Here's a nice Serverless plugin. :) ...
re: Serverless Glossary
Instant bookmark! :)
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I submitted a PR to a Go repo at my new job. As ...
re: Show off your Text Editor 👨🏻‍💻
I'm pretty old-school. Using the Tomorrow Night Eighties th...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with React.js, Next.js and AWS Lambda
Hey Gary! Wow, thanks for the kind words. I'm glad I can he...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Running Node.js 11 on Lambda
Thanks! Glad you liked it. Take a look at how AWS explains ...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Building APIs with Lambda and Aurora Serverless
Add another model to the object. In db.js: const Models...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with React.js, Next.js and AWS Lambda
Can you try cloning the repo and deploying it? If that work...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with React.js, Next.js and AWS Lambda
I haven't actually. I'd be stoked to know the performance t...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with React.js, Next.js and AWS Lambda
Hey, glad to answer. The Serverless Framework makes it ea...
re: Build a RESTful API with the Serverless Framework
Great walkthrough! I've covered this topic in more detail w...
re: A crash course on optimizing your Docker images for production
It has nothing to do with the programming language or runti...
re: A crash course on optimizing your Docker images for production
That's awesome! Good luck. 😀
re: A crash course on optimizing your Docker images for production
On the contrary. It'll reduce the number of layers. The bui...
re: A crash course on optimizing your Docker images for production
Thanks Joe!
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
Thanks! :) Here's another article I wrote a while back. ...
re: What tools do you use for writing?
Typora does the job for me. I like the minimal feel and abs...
re: Building a serverless contact form with AWS Lambda and AWS SES
Thanks! But it doesn't need that plugin to work. You define...
re: If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo
I love Hugo! Making a PWA with an above 95 Lighthouse score...
re: How's your Hacktoberfest progress?
I've been spending waaaaaay too much time on organizing the...
re: My father has cancer(s)
Stay strong! I'd do anything for my dad. Everything will wo...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Image resize on-the-fly with Lambda and S3
That would be cool indeed. Does Thumbor work with serverles...
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Image resize on-the-fly with Lambda and S3
I quite literally built it to be deployed with one command....
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Image resize on-the-fly with Lambda and S3
I've been running it in production for almost a year. Have ...
re: A crash course on Serverless APIs with Express and MongoDB
It's not creating a new connection for every call. What's h...
re: How long have you been programming?
How did you land that job? Well, to be honest, it was a ...
re: Containers vs. Serverless from a DevOps standpoint
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it. Hope it will help you in you...
re: How long have you been programming?
Woah... I was born in '94. 😁 Started coding in college 4 ye...
re: What is IIFE in JavaScript?
It all boils down to scopes. JavaScript is weird, well actu...
re: Containers vs. Serverless from a DevOps standpoint
Ćao! 😄 Yeah, EKS is pretty awesome. But, I'd say it's not ...
re: Containers vs. Serverless from a DevOps standpoint
I think you're missing the point I wanted to make. We're ...
re: Containers vs. Serverless from a DevOps standpoint
Thanks, Priyansh! I'm glad you liked it.
re: The differing definitions of “serverless”
There's always a Dave...
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
Glad it helped! I can understand the pain of reading the AW...
re: A crash course on serverless-side rendering with Vue.js, Nuxt.js and AWS Lambda
Hey Luca Not a silly question at all! To be direct, no fur...
re: A crash course on securing Serverless APIs with JSON web tokens
The examples only show the API. You need to set up the auth...
re: Where do Software Architects, CTOs, and other Senior+ developers hang out?
At home, with the wife and kids, far away from the internet...
re: Share your team-building stories
Back in the winter of last year, I was part of a startup in...
re: Why haven't you gone to a development conference?
If someone has yet to go to a serious dev conference based ...
re: A crash course on Serverless APIs with Express and MongoDB
Sweet! Glad you liked it.
re: A crash course on Serverless APIs with Express and MongoDB
That's strange. Is it undefined because of bad request para...
re: A crash course on Serverless APIs with Express and MongoDB
Feel free to write here about the issues you're facing. Ano...
re: If TDD is Zen, adding Serverless brings Nirvana
Hey Jordi! Thank you, I've poured a lot of R&D into ser...
re: If TDD is Zen, adding Serverless brings Nirvana
Sweet! Will be looking forward to it.
re: If TDD is Zen, adding Serverless brings Nirvana
Awesome write-up! I'll be using your TDD approach from now ...
re: A crash course on Serverless APIs with Express and MongoDB
It's rather cheap for hosting apps of this type. Here are a...
re: How to learn to create Progressive Web Apps?
I recently followed this tutorial by @pixeline . It's an in...
re: Follow Friday! (v3)
Follow @frosnerd if you enjoy reading DevOps tutorials. ...
re: How to deploy a Node.js application to AWS Lambda using Serverless
I believe you're confusing event triggers with lambda invoc...
re: How to deploy a Node.js application to AWS Lambda using Serverless
Strange, and very interesting. I've built a few bots with s...
re: Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?
Confusion is your friend. If you feel confused, remember t...
re: How do you learn from online material? Notes? Live coding? Just listen?
Code stuff immediately! While you're watching the course, c...
re: The four types of remote work
I just started a new, remote only, job. Couldn't be any hap...
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
That's actually a great question. I haven't tried it yet, b...
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
Thanks! Glad you're interested in learning more. Read/Wri...
re: What image-hosting sites do you use?
Haven't faced any issues yet. Hopefully, that won't change....
re: What image-hosting sites do you use?
You're welcome! :)
re: Getting Started with AWS Lambda and Node.js
Glad you liked it!
re: What image-hosting sites do you use?
I just use GitHub as a CDN. Haven't had any issues so far. ...
re: What kind of music do you listen to while working?
Jokes aside, progressive house always keeps me focused when...
re: What kind of music do you listen to while working?
"Nyan cat 12h remix" 😐 Guilty pleasures...
re: When did you stop thinking of yourself as a junior/newbie?
Once I stopped asking myself whether I could actually build s...
re: What are some fundamentals of security every developer should understand?
Validate input data! Seriously, validate input data. Did I m...
re: Can I see your desktop home screen
Here you go. Enjoy! :)
re: Can I see your desktop home screen
Pretty standard Ubuntu 16.04 :)
re: The Programmers Oath
You simply have to love uncle Bob! Having these oaths in mi...
re: Who should our next Ask Me Anything guest be on dev.to?
Uncle Bob Martin!
re: How to start down the path of the programmer?
I started out with C#, and I love the language. It's amazin...
re: Explain Acceptance Testing to me like I'm five
Awesome explanation. Answered all my questions. Thanks a lo...
re: Serverless is just for image processing or can I use to build my API
You can use AWS services to create REST APIs. The only issu...
re: How many people on here cross post on medium and their own blog?
I just publish my articles on my Medium blog. They all get ...
re: When working from home, how do you turn off at the end of the day?
Or, you can try using different browsers. I use Chrome for wo...
re: Explain Serverless Like I'm Five
Basically, however obscure it sounds, Serverless still uses...
re: Securing Node.js RESTful APIs with JSON Web Tokens
Thrilled you liked it!
re: Securing Node.js RESTful APIs with JSON Web Tokens
Yes, I agree fully. For demo purposes, I've made the explan...
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
Git revert. No chance to ever remember that.
re: I finally fixed a bug that was nagging me for months and it was a one line change.
I had the same nagging sensation with adding a cache to som...
re: Hi, I'm Adnan Kičin
Happy birthday! Best wishes. :D
re: Do you ever get frustrated with your Junior Developer(s)?
This has to be the single best explanation of how to behave...
re: A crash course on Serverless with Node.js
I'm glad you liked it. Yes, all three major cloud providers...
re: RESTful API design with Node.js
Thank you! I'm glad you liked it. Feel free to check out my...
re: Securing Node.js RESTful APIs with JSON Web Tokens
Thank you, I'm glad you liked it. This act of verifying u...
re: Securing Node.js RESTful APIs with JSON Web Tokens
You're very welcome!
re: Securing Node.js RESTful APIs with JSON Web Tokens
Hvala for liking it! Yeah, I'd also suggest using sessions...
re: A crash course on testing with Node.js
Thanks a lot. Glad you liked it.
re: What is a "10x" Programmer?
Strong programmers know when to listen to others.
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
If you're interested in learning how to use Linux but still...
re: How do you stay focused at work?
Being a responsible adult helps me stay focused. :D Nah, I'...
re: Explain Ethereum like I'm five
Here's an awesome article that finally made me understand w...
re: Taking suggestions for new laptop
Hey! Congrats on the job. I just recently bought a Lenovo T...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Very insightful. I wholeheartedly agree! The biggest boost ...
re: RESTful API design with Node.js
You're welcome! That's a great idea actually. I've been try...
re: RESTful API design with Node.js
I'd strongly disagree. I've been on the receiving end of a ...
re: What's your dev machine setup? (hardware, OS, accessories, etc.)
Kinda feeling outgunned here. My basic setup includes a lap...
re: How to start down the path of the programmer?
Agreed. Learning to use Git plays a major role in the proce...
re: How to start down the path of the programmer?
That's where the beauty lies. Core programming concepts are...
re: How to start down the path of the programmer?
It's incredibly useful, yes! That's something I do on a reg...
re: What was your most frustrating experience dealing with "non-technical" people?
"Oh yeah, I know you, you're good with computers, right?"
re: RESTful API design with Node.js
Thank you! Your kind words mean a lot to me. I'm just happy...
re: RESTful API design with Node.js
I'm actually in the process of writing one using Angular. S...
re: RESTful API design with Node.js
Awesome feedback! Thanks a lot. I'm thrilled you found it u...
re: RESTful API design with Node.js
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it.
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