A list of Podcasts I listen to

A list of Podcasts I listen to

Podcasts became popular again in recent years, and there are some really great ones out there. I compiled a list which contains some of the podcasts I regularly listen to. Without further ado, and in no particular order (well, they are actually in the order they were featured in my newsletter), here’s the list…

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The fear of using the wrong tool

The fear of using the wrong tool

If you have been participating in any kind of community, you most likely encountered or even took part in a flame war regarding which tool to use for a specific thing. Code editors, frameworks, image manipulation tools, you name it.

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How to backup a MySQL database to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

How to backup a MySQL database to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

One of my projects is running on a Digital Ocean VPS, deployed there using Laravel Forge (an amazing tool which automates a lot of painful server-related tasks). Although I have enabled the backup service offered by Digital Ocean, I needed to create an additional off-site backup solution for the project’s database, so I decided to store them in AWS S3 service. This small tutorial covers the task of creating a shell script that will automatically backup a MySQL database to a set of AWS S3 buckets.

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