Using AWS SAM default template in PyCharm: Python Version Error

If you are using Pycharm default template to create your AWS serverless application, you may have run into the following issue. docker ps /usr/local/bin/sam build HelloWorldFunction --template /Users/appc/PycharmProjects/workspacesskill/template.yaml --build-dir /Users/appc/PycharmProjects/workspacesskill/.aws-sam/build Building codeuri: /Users/appc/PycharmProjects/workspacesskill/hello_world runtime: python3.6 metadata: {} architecture: x86_64 functions: ['HelloWorldFunction'] Build Failed Error: PythonPipBuilder:Validation - Binary validation failed for python, searched for python in… Continue reading Using AWS SAM default template in PyCharm: Python Version Error

Book Review: The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains

The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them by Antony LewisMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThe is the best investment of my 10 hours and $10 dollars this week. This is such a great introduction to the whole crypto ecosystem. After hours of YouTube and dozens of… Continue reading Book Review: The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains

Pothan’s Obsession with Everyday Things

Note 1: If you are not a Malayalam movie buff, I recommend you skip this post. Malayalam cinema is undergoing a radical change and Pothan team is its harbinger.  What amazes me about Pothan is obsession with making movies revolving around seemingly ordinary, everyday things.Maheshinte Prathikaram  starts with a classic "blue chappal"! Something every Malayali… Continue reading Pothan’s Obsession with Everyday Things