May 21, 2018

Achievement Unlocked - Technical Marketing Architect, Automation

<img src="/images/vRA-Product-Icon-Mac_0.png#center" alt=“vRA”;> Achievement Unlocked! Technical Marketing Architect, Cloud Management Business Unit! Representing vRealize Automation Today, I can finally announce that I have formally accepted and will be moving into the Cloud Management Business Unit as a Technical Marketing Architect, representing the vRealize Automation stack. To say this is a huge accomplishment is the understatement of the century. It’s corny to say outloud (or type on a blog…) - but the role I am moving into is my dream job, flat out. Read more

March 15, 2018

Working With The VMware Cloud on AWS REST API and Python

<img src="/images/03-15-2018-vmc-api-python/vmware-cloud-aws.jpg#center" alt=“VMC API Developer Center” style=“width 125px”;> For those purely interested in the code example; here you go! GIST of VMware Cloud on AWS API Example Code - I have also created examples on the VMware Code Sample exchange here. Introduction I’ve been playing with the REST API for VMware Cloud on AWS a lot lately for a variety of reasons. This has given me a good view into a lot of use-cases where programmatic access would be preferred to the “point and click” of the GUI (although the GUI is pretty nice…that ClarityUI though! Read more

December 28, 2017

Redesigning My Blog With ClarityUI

If you have visited my blog previously, you’ll notice that the design has largely changed. In case you need a reminder of the old design… <img src="/images/2017-12-28-Redesigning-my-blog-with-clarity/oldblog.png#center" alt=“Old Blog Design” style=“width 700px”;> I’ve finally found some time to jump in and integrate the HTML components of ClarityUI into my hugo blog. My buddy Grant Orchard beat me to the punch in styling his blog with ClarityUI a few months back - so now that I’ve finally jumped on the wagon, I wanted to get this post out to be a bit of a tour around some of the features I’ve setup on mine. Read more

September 2, 2017

ClarityUI Python Flask Example

Hey All! Back from VMworld. I have so many blog posts I want to fire up about my time there; but I had an immediate need to throw this quick post together for a buddy. I’ve built a simple ClarityUI example for use with Python Flask. It should give users a pretty easy idea on how to start building a web application with Python and Flask that will utilize the non-angular Clarity UI objects. Read more

August 14, 2017

Migrating TheHumbleLab from Wordpress to Hugo and AWS

The Short Version My blog has been migrated off of Wordpress and onto AWS S3 I’m using AWS CodePipeline and CodeBuild to automate the deployment process as I commit posts to a private Github repository AWS CloudFront is running as a CDN which is providing a crazy fast cache as well as redundancy across the US The cost is estimated at less than $1 a month for the entire solution. Read more

April 22, 2017

The New Chapter - Joining VMware

It’s funny how life changes. I’m 2 months into my Senior Systems Engineer role at VMware, representing SLED West out of California. At my core, I believe in growth. That’s why I ended up here. I want to grow as a technologist, outside of my comfort zone. I wanted to be a part of a company who’s products I believed in, but more importantly, who’s culture was a place I felt like I fit in at. Read more

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