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Our Goal at RigD is to provide developers with  a convenient experience for automating software deployments, so they can focus on building features that add value to their users. As we continue to add more capabilities and activities we want to check and ensure we are delivering on our objectives. One of the best ways to do this is to compare our solution to alternatives....

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some exciting new activities recently. Here are a few of the details. AWS Simple Systems Manager (SSM) We added some activities focused on allowing you to manage SSM parameters. This is a big help when you have environment variables you want to...

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some exciting new activities recently. Here are a few of the details. AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) We added some activities focused on allowing you to leverage AWS  SAM templates deploy sam stack - allows you to deploy a SAM stack, by...

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some new activities recently. Here are a few of the details. AWS IAM We added a few more IAM activities to make it easy for you to conveniently define roles and policies to use within your infra. create/delete iam roles - allows...

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The RigD team is excited to announce Beta 2, a stealthier version of our Beta. RigD simplifies your work by streamlining your tasks in Slack where you can use RigD to perform activities. An activity is a command run against a specific tool that RigD is integrated with. Check out our new website to learn more. We discuss the value of RigD for developers, give...

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Continued from Part 1.   Moving our backend stuff to Lambda ran us into our first real challenges with Serverless. Up to this point we had been using the Serverless framework to build and deploy the lambda functions and corresponding API gateway. As a developer tool, the Serverless framework is great, it made getting up and running with lambda very easy. However, the problem we faced with...

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A Simple Serverless Slack App This is a simple first public view into the RigD Bot.  Sign up for Beta to try it out and get access to more extensive information. RigD makes it easy to get your work done fast. We bring everything together in Slack where you can use RigD to perform things we call activities. An activity is basically a command we will run...

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We are excited to invite everyone to try out our Beta. Have you ever wanted to build your own Slack Bot App? Well try out our beta and we'll teach you how to build a Serverless Slack Bot App on AWS, and RigD will make it easy for you!   Get Started with our Beta!   ...

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We recently read this great article by Aleksandar Simovic on Hackermoon:   7 ways Your Business will benefit through Serverless.   He expanded upon these seven benefits: Shorter time to market Increased efficiency Your fixed costs have become variable costs Less waste Easier pivoting (more flexibility) Better service stability Better management of development and testing At RigD we are already seeing benefits one through five in our Beta...

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Our first beta will be a hosted one. you will get access to our beta Slack workspace where you can interact with RigDbot. Through RigDbot you'll have access to a dedicated AWS account and several services. We've prepared a tutorial to help you build your very own Serverless Slack bot! Sound exciting? We are taking signups now!  Get the Beta ...

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