• The Case for and Against Cognito: Building a user management and authentication system can be hard. (User directory, identity provider federation (SAML), …) 3rd parties can help out quite a bit here. Discusses Cognito pros, cons, and sources of confusion
  • Stuck? Do Something!: Timely post by Jamis Buck. I feel anxious when I’m asked to do something I haven’t done before, or solve a problem that’s new to me. A reminder to take a breath, and pick something to start on. It’s ok if what I try won’t work. I’ve learned something and probably have another experiment waiting in the wings because of it