John Degner is a Developer for Webtrends Social based in San Francisco, California, EE.UU. John graduated from the Robert Donald Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon in 2003 with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics. Since then he has focused on web application development with particular focus on databases and JavaScript. In his spare time, John enjoys stress. Hiking and backpacking keep him thirsty, yoga and swimming keep him hungry, and beans and rice keep him fed.

John's articles

  1. From Zero to Cloud: Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 3

    This is the final article in a three part series focused on setting up EC2 as a sandbox for application developers. I assume you have an AWS account with Amazon; if you don’t, please read Part 1 to learn how easy it is to sign up. I also assume you have configured your development environment and installed an AMI; if you haven’t, please read Part 2 .

  2. From Zero to Cloud: Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 3

    This is the final article in a three part series focused on setting up EC2 as a sandbox for application developers. I assume you have an AWS account with Amazon; if you don’t, please read Part 1 to learn how easy it is to sign up. I also assume you have configured your development environment […]

  3. CloudSpring: From Zero to Cloud: Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 2

    This is the second post in a three part series focused on setting up EC2 as a sandbox for application developers. I assume you have an AWS account with Amazon; if you don’t, please read Part 1 to learn how easy it is to sign up. In this installment we’ll see how to configure our development environment and install an Amazon Machine Instance (AMI) to run our applications. Configuring your Development Environment Before we get too carried away, let’s make sure our local client is ready to go.

  4. PHPMaster: From Zero to Cloud: Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 3

    This is the final article in a three part series focused on setting up EC2 as a sandbox for application developers. I assume you have an AWS account with Amazon; if you don’t, please read Part 1 to learn how easy it is to sign up. I also assume you have configured your development environment and installed an AMI; if you haven’t, please read Part 2. In this installment, we’ll learn how to install Apache, MySQL and PHP in our running AMI, and then clone the AMI to make our own

  5. PHPMaster: From Zero to Cloud: Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 2

    This is the second post in a three part series focused on setting up EC2 as a sandbox for application developers. I assume you have an AWS account with Amazon; if you don’t, please read Part 1 to learn how easy it is to sign up. In this installment we’ll see how to configure our development environment and install an Amazon Machine Instance (AMI) to run our applications.

  6. PHPMaster: From Zero to Cloud: Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 1

    If you’re an enterprising web application developer, you’ve no doubt been interested in experimenting with Amazon’s cloud offerings in the past few years. Maybe you aim to “survive your success,” as is the subtext of Programming Amazon EC2 by Jurg van Vliet and Flavia Paganelli; a struggle I’m sure all of us hope to be confronted with one day. Regardless of your reason for investigating EC2, your time will be well spent. This is the first in a three part series focused on setting up EC2 as a sandbox for developers

  7. Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 1

    If you’re an enterprising web application developer, you’ve no doubt been interested in experimenting with Amazon’s cloud offerings in the past few years. Maybe you aim to “survive your success,” as is the subtext of Programming Amazon EC2 by Jurg van Vliet and Flavia Paganelli; a struggle I’m sure all of us hope to be confronted with one day. Regardless of your reason for investigating EC2, your time will be well spent.

    Read the First part of this series on PHPMaster!