Inspired by a customer request, I wrote a post for the AWS Desktop and Application Streaming blog showing how to display the session expiration and a countdown timer in an Amazon AppStream 2.0 session.
S3 bucket versioning can be a lifesaver. If you accidentally delete an object, you can restore it in the S3 Management Console by deleting the Delete Marker: But what if you’ve deleted more than a handful of objects? boto to … Continue reading
Background Whenever I mention hackathons, the usual response is “Is that where you hack into websites?”. In short, no, not usually. In the 1960s at MIT, a hacker was a tinkerer, first with model railroads and later with computers. Thus … Continue reading
At the DC Tech Hackathon, I had access to the Dun & Bradstreet Direct 2.0 API. Their documentation isn’t great, so I wrote a quick Python example of authenticating and requesting data (also available as a Gist):