J Cole Morrison

J Cole Morrison

Hi, I'm Cole. I'm an entrepreneur and engineer based out of Sacramento, CA teaching what I know as I go! This is a log of my Tech Guides and Thoughts. Thanks for reading!


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React and Redux Sagas Authentication App Tutorial

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Overview In this Tutorial series we're going to take a deep, PRACTICAL guide into using some of the most popular and yet under explained React tools: Redux Redux Saga Redux Form React Router It's not necessarily that any of these are difficult to use, but wiri…

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"Will Tesla Energy be Tesla's version of Amazon's AWS in terms of profits and growth?"

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This is a cross post that I answered on Quora the other day that turned into both a story and mini thought - blog post. I figured I'd share it here since otherwise it will get lost in the sea of questions on Quora. The original question and post: https://www.…

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How to Setup Unified AWS ECS Logs in CloudWatch and SSM

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Overview In this post we're going to cover two things: Setting up unified CloudWatch logging in conjunction with AWS ECS and our Docker containers. Setting up SSM and Enabling the ability to run one bash command across multiple EC2 container instances simultan…

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"We really don't need to upgrade that package right now.."

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We don't need to upgrade our frameworks and packages every single time they change. Even if the update has a whole army of shiny new things. And I'm serious, we really don't. I'm particularly referencing the Javascript world and even more specifically front…

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Quick Post: "How do you build apps using Node.js?"

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This is a cross post from a Quora question that I answered. I figured I'd give it some love on my blog since I wound up putting a lot more thought into it than intended. Services based nowadays. a) and API server built on either ExpressJS + package soup or Lo…

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Authorized Resources and Database Migrations with Strongloop's Loopback

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This post is going to cover the following: Setting up a Strongloop Loopback and MySQL local environment with Docker Hooking up our environment with docker-compose Scaffolding out some base models Automating Database Migrations and Updates via Loopback Protecti…

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Guide to Fault Tolerant and Load Balanced AWS Docker Deployment on ECS

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Table of Contents: Overview Setting Up Our Docker Image Pushing Our Docker Image to AWS ECR and Setting up the ECS Cluster Creating the IAM Roles Configuring Security Groups for Our ECS Container Instances and Application Load Balancer Defining the Launch Conf…

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No Eject - Create React App with SASS, Storybook and Yarn in a Docker Environment

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So let's setup a workflow here that satisfies the following statements: a) I would like to use create-react-app because I have no desire to micromanage webpack OR boilerplates. b) I would like to use SASS/SCSS and also have it easily convert to…