Cloud Functions

Google Cloud Run on Kubernetes

I had originally planned just to use cloud functions for some of the work referred to in Google cloud platform, but since I’m running a Kubernetes cluster anyway, making that cluster scalable to deal with cloud […]

APIS and techniques

More cloud streaming

In Stream content to Google Cloud Storage I covered how you could stream content (in this case a video file) from a hosted url to an object on cloud storage in preparation for labelling it with the […]

APIS and techniques

Stream content to Google Cloud Storage

In this project, I need to get videos from Vimeo to Google Cloud Storage in order to run the Video Intelligence API on them.  There are a number of ways to do that, but I’d like […]

Cloud Functions

Rate limiting – Firestore and Firebase cloud functions

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase. You many want to read about Firebase cloud functions and Custom domains and ssl with Firebase hosting before this article. Rate limiting So you’ve created your cloud […]

Analytics

Using Google analytics as a database for api usage statistics

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase. You many want to read about Firebase cloud functions and Custom domains and ssl with Firebase hosting before this article. The dashboard Ephemeral Exchange provides a history of […]

Cloud Functions

Mapping custom domains to cloud functions

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase. You many want to read about Firebase cloud functions and Custom domains and ssl with Firebase hosting before this article. Redirecting requests to your custom domain Now […]

Cloud Functions

Firebase cloud functions

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase What are Cloud functions There are both Google and Firebase branded cloud functions.  They are probably the same thing under the hood, but […]

Apps Script & Java Script

Controlling the demo

With a system with many moving parts, we need a way to see progress and to control the behavior as we go. For that I’m using  A google sheet to display results so far A […]

Apps Script & Java Script

A gigantic pub crawl

  I wanted to put together a gigantic demo to show (and test)  the push notification capability of Ephemeral Exchange to orchestrate many things across many platforms. We’ll be linking up all these things, with the orchestration […]

Cloud Functions

Using Google Maps API with Google cloud functions

If you are thinking about using Google Cloud functions (and you should), you may be wondering how to use things like Google Maps in the context of cloud functions. Well, cloud functions allow you to run Node.js […]

Apps Script & Java Script

Migrating from App Engine to Cloud functions

 Ephemeral exchange has gone serverless (for what this means see Going serverless with Firebase), and has a new home.  What’s changed The back end is completely different, but the front end interface is pretty much the same […]

Cloud Functions

Going Serverless with Firebase

Ephemeral Exchange is a cross platform cache that allows you to share transient data across a range of platforms without the need for authentication, but by sharing access keys between participants. The code is open source, […]