Building an API Gateway

This month I started work on my own API Gateway. I have started work on this, so that I can have a single point of contact, for many of my other scripts and services I have built and will build in the future. So far, it is a very simplistic system, as I am still learning how everything works. At this time, it can only do a few things, such as, parse the incoming path, respond to pings, check a user is authenticated and upload a file to hard-coded location. Though I do plan to have this perform many other…

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My Love-Hate Relationship with Programming

When I first started programming in college, I found it amazing how pretty much anything you can imagine, could be done with the right bit of code. This lead me into going into Computer Science over Mechanical Engineering at university. Though once I got into university, I found that my love for programming was very quickly being drained from me, ultimately leading me to drop out of my course and start a slightly different career. Well, after being against the idea of doing programming for a couple of years, I’ve started to get back into it again. Following the…

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