• Dockerizing your development environment

    April 28, 2020

    Keeping up with the latest and greatest in the software industry requires a constantly changing development environment. Keeping your local machine clean is hard if you constantly install new tools. And what if you need multiple versions of the same tool installed? With Visual Studio Code Dev Containers you can dockerize your development environment to ensure that for each project you can use a clean and reproducible environment!

    Tags: vscode, docker

  • Validating Terraform plans with the Open Policy Agent

    July 20, 2019

    Validating whether a set of resources in the cloud comply with your internal company policies is hard. Of course proprietary tools exists for cloud providers that evaluate all resources in that cloud provider, but that already limits their usability. In this post I will introduce the Open Policy Agent as a generic policy evaluation engine that could solve all your compliance problems, and I will show a real world example using the Open Policy Agent to evaluate Terraform Plans.

    Tags: terraform, conftest, open-policy-agent