PowerBI: making it functional with Google Analytics

Alexandra Orth wrote “I recently finished a project that introduced me to PowerBI. It’s a great piece of software—intuitive, powerful and fun to use. It’s inspired me to start exploring other Business Intelligence technologies like Tableau and DataStudio. However I did run into one problem that took a lot of googling and some youtube video watching to solve.…”

Elastic Beanstalk: The Struggle

Alexandra Orth wrote “Recently, I found myself tasked with modifying a bunch of AWS Elastic Beanstalk environments despite having little prior DevOps/AWS experience. For the subsection of developers that, like me, now find themselves in the wide world of deploying their own code, I’ll describe a couple of the problems that I faced and how I solved them.…”

A Millennial Reading of the Mythical Man-Month

Alexandra Orth wrote “The biggest problem of The Mythical Man Month is that the valuable lessons are buried amongst a pile of historical technological references which severely bog down the text. Perhaps I should have anticipated this for a book written in 1975. Various lessons are still applicable, but it is so tedious to filter them out that…”