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AWS CloudFormation: AutoScaling Group – You must use a valid fully-formed launch template

I had a AWS CloudFormation template that included an Auto Scaling Group, Launch Template and Security Group. The Auto Scaling Group being created was to use the Launch Template being created. And that Launch Template was to use the Security … Continue reading

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AWS CloudFormation: Target Group does not have an associated Load Balancer

Yesterday I was using an AWS CloudFormation template to ultimately create an ECS Service (Fargate type), but also create resources including an Application Load Balancer, Target Group and IAM Roles. When the stack was being created, I received the following … Continue reading

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Elasticsearch – Ignore special characters in query with pattern replace filter and custom analyzer

Using Elasticsearch 5, we had a field like drivers license number where values may include special characters and inconsistent upper/lower case behavior as the values were entered by the users with limited validation.  For example, these are hypothetical values: CA-123-456-789 … Continue reading

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GWT Error – Have you forgotten to annotate your event handler with @Presenter or @EventHandler?

In developing my GWT application today, I encountered this error: Have you forgotten to annotate your event handler with @Presenter or @EventHandler? This one was a struggle to track down.  In fact, the actual problem did not seem related to … Continue reading

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Let’s hope this works…

I am going to start posting solutions to problems I encounter while developing and deploying the applications I work on.  Hopefully I can help at least one other person out by saving them some time.  After all, if I had … Continue reading

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