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Adobe Marketing Cloud Community Expo

With the same squad as AWS Chatbot Hackathon, I also participated in another hackathon as part of Adobe Marketing Cloud Community Expo (AMCCE). We presented Swagger AEM, an ecosystem of AEM API clients that Shine Solutions recently open sourced. The idea is to build an OpenAPI specification for AEM, and then generate a number of API clients in various languages like Ruby, Python, Java, and JavaScript using Swagger Codegen. These clients will then be used by the next layer of tools like Puppet and Ansible, or by custom applications, or who knows, maybe wearable devices (why not?).…


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AWS Serverless Chatbot Hackathon

Last month me and two buddies from work, Michael Diender and Stephen Shim, participated in AWS Serverless Chatbot Hackathon hosted by Devpost. This hackathon was announced by Jeff Barr on AWS Blog on August 10th this year. Even though they allowed about 1.5 months submission period, our team only spent 8 hours for each person in order to build two entries due to our busy schedules: Chaos Slackbot and SiteChecker Slackbot.…


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Roombox - Node Knockout 2013

A few weeks ago I participated in Node Knockout 2013 (NKO4), a 48-hour hackathon with 385 teams competing for the top spot in 7 categories (team, solo, innovation, design, utility/fun, completeness, and popularity). And here’s a video of what I hacked: Roombox, a Roomba vacuum cleaner turned into a boombox using node.js . This demo shows the Roomba playing Rocky theme, Beverly Hills Cop theme, Hey Jude (The Beatles), Scar Tissue (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), Super Mario Bros.…


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