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.
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
If you’re running the default Ubuntu 14 LTS server on AWS, you’ll find that the package manage will only install MongoDB v2.x. However, you can install the latest version by updating apt-get using this tutorial, allowing you to use install the Parse API Server.Amazon Web Services, MongoDB, Tutorial, Ubuntu
If you’re looking to install the latest version of NodeJS on your Ubuntu 14 LTS server, you’ll find that the default package manager only has access to older versions of NodeJS. However, you can easily update apt-get to get the latest version using this tutorial.Amazon Web Services, NodeJS, Tutorial, Ubuntu
Following Parse’s announcement of the service winding down and the subsequent release of the Parse API Server, I’ve taken the time to setup my own instance of the open-source software to help migrate from Parse.com before it shuts down in January 2017.Amazon Web Services, AMI, MongoDB, NodeJS, Open Source, Parse, Tutorial