I am Devon Hillard
I am a technologist and entrepreneur. I have specialized in ATG/Oracle eCommerce for the last 21 years, and am a Java/J2EE Architect. I am one of three founders of Spark::red a premium ATG Managed Hosting provider (now part of the Pivotree family). Eleven years ago we were three guys in a coffee shop, we grew to well over 30 people and host sites for the Fortune 1000. I also created 10MinuteMail, a simple and secure temporary e-mail provider which gets about 3.5 million page views a month. I recently started Black Magic Consulting to enable to me to help companies, large and small, with improving efficiency and automation via technology. I also have several other projects in the very early stages, so stay tuned!
I have been working building a Spring Boot application running at AWS. Today I was working on setting it up to receive SQS messages. Like many things in Spring Boot, it is remarkably simple. [...]