Danielle Heberling

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Career Reflections

July 07, 20232 min read

Growing up, I was given advice from adults often. It was typically some variant of: Go to college Respect authority Work hard You’ll be rewarded Early in my career, I followed this advice and it didn’t work for me. I could write an entire book on…

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AWS Speakers Directory - Adding AI Functionality

June 29, 20239 min read

Background In June 2023, Johannes Koch, Matt Morgan, Julian Michel, and myself participated in the AI themed hackathon for the AWS Community Builders. The hackathon challenge was to create a tool using the Transformer Tools framework. The Project…

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The Problem with "It Works on My Computer"

March 20, 20232 min read

Disclaimer: This is an opinionated post based off of my own experience. Your experience and opinions may differ and that is okay. I welcome your respectful and engaged conversation. Most of my cloud experience is with Amazon Web Services, so this post will be AWS heavy. A lot of…

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Serverless Weather Reporting with AWS Step Functions and CDK

March 05, 20233 min read

Background I live in the Pacific Northwest. Approximately 1-2 times per year, it snows. When this happens, people act shocked because “it never happens here.”* Our local governments do not have many snow plows nor do they salt the roads much…

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