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Alex Hyett

Engineering Lead with over 10 years worth of professional experience and many more before that. Self confessed geek with a passion for programming and all things tech.

Education

Masters in Physics, University of Bath, UK

Work

Engineering Lead at Checkout.com

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Privacy Focused Blog Services

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What is DeFi? Understanding Decentralized Finance

What is DeFi? Understanding Decentralized Finance

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Using Hashnode as a Source for Gatsby

Using Hashnode as a Source for Gatsby

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What is Web3? The Decentralised Internet Explained

What is Web3? The Decentralised Internet Explained

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Ditch the Ads: The Future of Website Monetization

Ditch the Ads: The Future of Website Monetization

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome as a Software Developer

Dealing with Imposter Syndrome as a Software Developer

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Using WireMock.net for Integration Testing

Using WireMock.net for Integration Testing

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Mocking API calls using WireMock

Mocking API calls using WireMock

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Using ngrok to test local websites and APIs

Using ngrok to test local websites and APIs

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Using GitHub Actions to Deploy to S3

Using GitHub Actions to Deploy to S3

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Getting Started with AWS Step Functions

Getting Started with AWS Step Functions

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Useful Docker Commands Worth Saving

Useful Docker Commands Worth Saving

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Grafana Monitoring on a Raspberry Pi

Grafana Monitoring on a Raspberry Pi

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How to set up Drone CI on Raspberry Pi (and why you shouldn't)

How to set up Drone CI on Raspberry Pi (and why you shouldn't)

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Traefik vs Nginx for Reverse Proxy with Docker on a Raspberry Pi

Traefik vs Nginx for Reverse Proxy with Docker on a Raspberry Pi

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Hosting a Secure Static Website on AWS S3 using Terraform (Step By Step Guide)

Hosting a Secure Static Website on AWS S3 using Terraform (Step By Step Guide)

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How to Create a Link in Bio Page for Instagram

How to Create a Link in Bio Page for Instagram

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Styling Components in React

Styling Components in React

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Different Ways to Create Components in React

Different Ways to Create Components in React

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9 Lessons Learned From My Failed Bootstrapped Startup

9 Lessons Learned From My Failed Bootstrapped Startup

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Creating a contact form with AWS Lambda and .Net Core

Creating a contact form with AWS Lambda and .Net Core

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Application Emails with Amazon Simple Email Service

Application Emails with Amazon Simple Email Service

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Application Logging in .Net Core with Seq 5 and Serilog

Application Logging in .Net Core with Seq 5 and Serilog

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Building A Blog With Gatsby.js

Building A Blog With Gatsby.js

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How to Survive a Software Developer Interview

How to Survive a Software Developer Interview

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How to Save Money When Hosting on AWS

How to Save Money When Hosting on AWS

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What you get for £20 when you Boost a Facebook Post

What you get for £20 when you Boost a Facebook Post

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Running Scheduled Console Apps with .Net Core, Cron and Docker

Running Scheduled Console Apps with .Net Core, Cron and Docker

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6 Steps to Speed Up WordPress and Improve Google Rankings

6 Steps to Speed Up WordPress and Improve Google Rankings

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14 SQL Query Performance Tuning Tips

14 SQL Query Performance Tuning Tips

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Why I switched from Windows to a Mac, and won’t go back

Why I switched from Windows to a Mac, and won’t go back

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Creating a mandatory Anti-Forgery token

Creating a mandatory Anti-Forgery token

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Why can’t all programming books look like this?

Why can’t all programming books look like this?

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Problems with VirtualBox + Vagrant on Windows 10

Problems with VirtualBox + Vagrant on Windows 10

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“The local security authority cannot be contacted” – Remote Desktop

“The local security authority cannot be contacted” – Remote Desktop

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Best Practices for a RESTful API

Best Practices for a RESTful API

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The Big List of Free Pluralsight Courses for Developers

The Big List of Free Pluralsight Courses for Developers

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Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 5: PlayDrone

Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 5: PlayDrone

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Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 4: Paid apps

Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 4: Paid apps

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Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 3: Paid games

Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 3: Paid games

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Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 2: Freemium games

Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 2: Freemium games

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Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 1

Analysing Google Play to find a profitable app idea – Part 1

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