Amazon makes it really easy to send SMS messages worldwide using their SNS or Simple Notification Service. This tutorial shows you how you can send a SMS in less than 10 lines of code. This particular example uses composer to install the AWS SDK.
In a recent project I’ve been building a Customer Service Portal where “agents” are allowed to perform certain actions on a user’s account. One of the required features was to send a password reset email to the user. Luckily, this feature is easy to implement thanks to Laravel’s built-in traits.Laravel 5, Security, Tutorial
Working with multiple clients with their own AWS setups and security groups makes it difficult to work remotely sometimes. For instance, updating the many security groups with my current (dynamic) IP address so I can SSH into the server. Luckily, I’ve created a script for that.Amazon Web Services, EC2, Security