Brian Childress


Serverless Framework and Serverless Offline Error: POST Request Not Responding

If you use the Serverless Framework and Serverless Offline Plugin for developing Serverless Functions, (e.g. AWS Lambda) you might have seen an issue recently with POST requests not responding.


Start a Docker Container Without Specifying a Command

If you need to do some troubleshooting of a Docker container and the entrypoint or startup command you defined might be the problem, here is a quick fix to allow you to access the container to investigate.


Call Localhost on Host from Docker Container

There are times when we need to call "localhost" on a host from a Docker container. Here is a simple flag that allows that to happen.


GIT: Branch is Not Fully Merged

There are times when you get an "not fully merged" error for a git branch, here is a simple command to figure out what commits have not been merged.


Treat Local GIT Repo as a Remote GIT Repo

There are many reasons why you might want to use a local GIT repo like it were a remote repo, the setup is simple to get started.


Parse JSON Values Using Grep

Sometimes you need to quickly find a value in a JSON object, using grep allows you to use native functionality to get the information you need.


Exclude Table Data from PostgreSQL Database Dump

You may want to exclude table data from specific tables during a pg_dump, here are the simple commands.


Rotate AWS Access Keys via Script

It's a good idea to rotate your AWS Access Keys regularly, here is a simple script that makes the process easy and painless.


NodeJS Troubleshooting Endpoint

There are times when you might need to know information about your running NodeJS server. Here is a simple way to create an endpoint to expose valuable system for your production NodeJS application.


Reorder Columns in Postgres

Sometimes you need to reorder columns in your database to align with other data models, to show relevant data first, to satisfy your O.C.D (‚úč that's me).