real time cloud dashboards, pubnub to the rescue

There are many scenarios that require a UI to be updated with long processes and / or stuff that goes on in the cloud - that require a special polling or infrastructure to communicate the information from the cloud to the browser / client UI. In serverless paradigms, this is a pain as "polling" for …

Browser POST to S3, serverless style

Uploading to S3 is very useful, but requires authorization and/or permissions set on the bucket access, and achieving this from a plain old browser is a pain as it requires the POST to be approved and signed prior to sending it to the bucket. All the implementations I have found require a server side component …