James Ridgway - Software Engineer


Hi there. I'm James Ridgway — Software Engineer. I currently work as Head of Platform at The Floow Limited. I'm your typical engineering nerd, so have a look at the projects I've been tinkering on and what I've been rambling on about in my blog.

I enjoy sharing my work, ideas, projects and experiments with others, so please leave comments, or feel free to contact me directly as I'd love to hear from you.

Most Recent Posts:

Here are a few of my most recent blog posts:

Immutable Servers: Building a deployment pipeline and deploying to EC2 Spot Instances

In my first Sheffield DevOps talk I discussed what I've learnt about building Immutable Servers and setting up my projects to run on EC2 Spot Instances.

08 November 2018
The Challenge: Run on AWS EC2 Spot Instances

I've set myself the challenge to migrate all of my projects to run on EC2 Spot Instances which can be terminated with 2 minutes notice.

19 October 2018
Applying Security Headers on Serverless Infrastructure with AWS Lambda@Edge

Using AWS CloudFront and AWS Lambda@Edge to set response headers at the edge of the AWS CloudFront distribution network.

12 October 2018

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