Tom Hombergs

Tom Hombergs

As a professional software engineer, consultant, architect, general problem solver, I've been practicing the software craft for more than fifteen years and I'm still learning something new every day. I love sharing the things I learned, so you (and future me) can get a head start. That's why I founded reflectoring.io.

Articles by Tom Hombergs

Deploying a Spring Boot App with the AWS CDK

In the article “Getting Started with AWS CloudFormation”, we have already played around a bit with AWS CloudFormation. We have deployed a network stack that provides the network infrastructure we need, and a service stack that deploys a Docker image with our Spring Boot application into that network.

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Book Notes: The Psychology of Money

TL;DR: Read this Book, when… you want to start investing money, but don’t know how you want to confirm your investment mindset you enjoy reading a financial adviser’s view on investing money Book Facts Title: The Psychology of Money Authors: Morgan Housel Word Count: ~ 80,000 (ca.

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Book Notes: Hell Yeah or No

TL;DR: Read this Book, when… you’re looking for some guiding principals you want to trigger some thoughts about what is worth doing and what isn’t you enjoy reading about a maker’s decisions Book Facts Title: Hell Yeah or No Authors: Derek Sivers Word Count: ~ 25.

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Getting Started with AWS CloudFormation

Getting Started with AWS CloudFormation

Continuous deployment is an important part in today’s software development loop. We want to ship the latest version of our software in no time to provide our users with the newest features or bugfixes.

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Reflectoring Review 2020 - Being Serious About Passive Income

It’s the time of the year again to look back at what I have achieved in the last year and to look forward to what I want to achieve in the upcoming year.

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Book Notes: Make Time

TL;DR: Read this Book, when… you want to make time for important things you want to replace busyness with meaningful tasks you want to try out a framework to change your defaults (habits) Book Facts Title: Make Time Authors: Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky Word Count: ~ 60.

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