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I just got the AWS DevOps Engineer Professional Certification. That’s all 5 AWS certifications !

I just passed the AWS Certification SA Pro Certification.

One more left !

Two left

In: Uncategorized

24 Aug 2017

This one was easier to get than the Solution Architect one.

I am going to switch job in a few weeks. As I mentioned, I decided to take the AWS Solution Architect Certification exam before starting on that new position.
In case of you want to do the same, those course notes were a nice summary of what is covered during the exam.

I started preparing to pass the AWS Solution Architect Certification.
One of my colleague at Origin just recently re-passed the exam. He was nice enough to share his course notes on his blog at : http://www.beddysblog.com/marks-aws-solution-architect-course-notes-aprmay-2017/
I just went through them and they are pretty useful. I encourage you to take a look if you are interested [...]

I just discovered a new web application named IFTTT.
The concept is so simple and so powerful at the same time.
It allows to create simple rule : If This Then That
Where “This” is a trigger and “That” is an action. Both happens in what they call “Channels”. Channels are applications like Facebook, Linkedin, Weather, Email, etc.
In [...]

The first annual PHP Australia Conference will be in Sydney in 4 weeks !
http://www.phpconference.com.au/
Don’t miss this exciting event !
Cya there.

I am glad to learn that I will be a speaker at the 2014 OSDC in the Gold Coast : http://2014.osdc.com.au/
Not only, this is going tobe a very interesting conference seeing the different talks and speakers, but also you can expect some good fun in the Gold Coast.
Hope to see you there !

I was able to invest time on improving the UI and adding new features to fxalert.net.
Fxalert.net is a web application allowing to create simple and advanced email and SMS alerts on the forex market. It supports more than a 100 of currencies pair.
The new features includes the following :
- Integration with facebook (you can now [...]


Who am I?

My name is Bashar Al-Fallouji, I work as a Enterprise Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (Sydney, Australia).

I am particularly interested in Cloud Computing, Web applications, Open Source Development, Software Engineering, Information Architecture, Unit Testing, XP/Agile development, etc.

On this blog, you will find mostly technical articles and thoughts around PHP, OOP, OOD, Unit Testing, etc. I am also sharing a few open source tools and scripts.

  • dipan: Hi Bashar It's really awesome that you wrote this code. IT'll save tones of time of all developer. [...]
  • Bashar: Glad that you liked it ! [...]
  • Angel S. Moreno: well, there goes wasting a couple of hours of development and a couple of days of testing. I owe you [...]
  • Bashar: Thats right, the setSaveFile create a files containing an associative array of classname => filen [...]
  • Loggy: Jim's clarification in particular was pretty useful although I did have to dig down into the tree to [...]