Hi, I'm Michael

I'm the director of Developer Relations at Kong, an international speaker and published author.

Recent Posts

VSCode only showing one open tab How to fix VSCode to show multiple tabs when `workbench.editor.showTabs` doesn't work
Convert a PDF to a stacked jpg Build a single image file containing all slides from a PDF to make it easy to share
Test experimental versions with GitHub Actions Use a matrix to run your tests on new versions without failing the entire workflow run


Building GitHub Actions (Gumroad, 2020) Learn how to write your own GitHub Actions in Bash and Javascript, plus how to run them locally and write unit tests.
Ansible: From beginner to pro (Apress, 2016) A (slightly outdated, but still useful!) introduction to building Ansible playbooks, roles and modules, plus testing with Test Kitchen. There's even bonus content on orchestrating AWS with Ansible
Mastering Express Web Application Development (Packt, 2015) This one's technically a video series on how to build Express applications. It's very outdated now, but I enjoyed learning about video production at the time.