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Mount a Google Drive folder on a local server using a Rclone docker container

Rclone is a command line program to manage files on cloud storage. It can back-up, restore and mirror data from or to the Cloud. (Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3, …) In this guide I will be mirroring a Google Drive folder in a directory on my Raspberry Pi 4 using the Rclone docker container. This guide assumed that you have already installed Docker and Docker Compose on your Raspberry Pi....

 · 4 min · kdckrs

Easy way to install Docker and Docker-compose on Raspbian

A Raspberry Pi is the perfect small piece of hardware that allows you to run all different kinds of applications, and the most reliable way to do this is using Docker. Each service is well-isolated in its own container; does not interfere with anything and can be easily removed if you don’t like it. Now, let’s see how we can get docker and docker-compose up and running. Docker installation Install docker curl -sSL https://get....

 · 2 min · kdckrs

Securing a remotely hosted web application using Cloudfront and an AWS WAF Firewall

Taking good security measures to protect your web applications has always been extremely important. You do not want to be that guy (you know, that guy) that gets to explain to his boss why some random hacker managed to exploit your unprotected application API. There are several ways to protect yourself from such vulnerabilities, and in the end it all starts with writing clean and secure code, but… unfortunately we’ve all seen the pieces of code that occasionally get written on Friday afternoon moments when your brains feel more like the contents of a plate of cheddar cheese with Nachos that’s been in the oven for a bit too long....

 · 5 min · kdckrs