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Python 2 End of Life (EOL): What It Means for You, Plus Services Like AWS Lambda and Heroku

Python 2.7 code freeze, final release in April, serverless runtimes, and more

Derek Ardolf

4 minute read

I just wanted to drop a little post into the universe that support for Python 2.x has officially stopped, and is at End of Life (EOL). What’s this about updates into April 2020? What does this mean for hosted/serverless solutions, like AWS Lambda or Heroku?

AWS CloudFormation, and Understanding What Service Resources Are Available Per Region

Want better release info on AWS CloudFormation offerings, including new regional updates? Take a look at this GitHub repository!

Derek Ardolf

4 minute read

Would you like to take a look at a human-readable changelog of AWS CloudFormation resource offerings? Take a look here: aws-cfn-resource-specs/CHANGELOG.md

AWS CloudFormation Resource Specification Auditor

How wanting to generate code from CloudFormation specifications led to auditing AWS documentation with Python and GitHub Actions

Derek Ardolf

7 minute read

NOTE: This post expands on some content previously mentioned in Scraping Docs to Generate PowerShell Help in VaporShell, but doesn’t need to be read to understand what’s happening here.