Using TinyPNG Image Compression From MacOS Finder Contextual Menu

I just wanted to compress one image, but went to far… or “How to add TinyPNG image compression to your macOS Finder contextual menu.” What is it and how it works You select needed files or folders, then right-click on them, click on the Services menu item and choose TinyPNG. After a moment, the new optimized versions of images will appear near to original files. If you selected a folder along with the files, the script would process all png and jpeg files in it....

February 14, 2021 · Serhii Vasylenko

Terraform Workflow — Working Individually and in a Team

The work with Terraform code may become tangled sometimes. Here are some guides on how to streamline it and make it transparent for you and your team. It is extremely helpful in a team, and can benefit you even if you work individually. A good workflow enables you to streamline a process, organize it, and make it less error-prone. This article summaries several approaches when working with Terraform, both individually and in a team....

September 16, 2020 · Serhii Vasylenko

What are Terraform Modules and how do they work?

Surprisingly, a lot of beginners skip over Terraform modules for the sake of simplicity, or so they think. Later, they find themselves going through hundreds of lines of configuration code. I assume you already know some basics about Terraform or even tried to use it in some way before reading the article. Please note: I do not use real code examples with some specific provider like AWS or Google intentionally, just for the sake of simplicity....

September 9, 2020 · Serhii Vasylenko

Terraform explained for managers

This article was written a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… As a team leader, I have to speak with my teammates on the same language — technical language… For example, I have a good technical background, yet sometimes I have a feeling that my teammates see that I don’t understand them when we discuss some project or a task in-depth. Moreover, I know they are right. Of course, there are plenty of managers who do not have a technical background and they perform great....

May 2, 2020 · Serhii Vasylenko