Riccardo Padovani

  • @rpadovani
  • Changing the world bit by bit
  • He/him
  • Munich, Germany
An incurable optimist who loves implementing tools to enable people working on their goals, and finding solutions to hard problems. 

I mainly throw fairy dust to clouds, blog boring stuff, and enjoy life.
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Things I’ve built

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Dec 15, 2021
Dec 15, 2021
Published a blog post
Do you know that IAM permissions for AWS EKS are broken? If you want to be a good #devops and scope permissions to access just one cluster, you are in for a wild ride.

Nov 23, 2021
Nov 23, 2021
Published a project
Learning Rust
I love learning by doing, and given I have started studying Rust, I published a small open-source project on GitHub, that enables retrieving users' SSH and GPG keys from any installation of GitHub and GitLab. 

You always wonder where your colleague's pesky SSH key is hiding? Wonder no more, Dormarch will retrieve it for you!
Aug 19, 2021
Aug 19, 2021
Published a blog post
Do you want your Terraform code to wait for cloud-init to finish before marking an AWS EC2 instance as ready? Then let's take a look together at how to leverage AWS Systems Manager to accomplish just that.

Aug 17, 2021
Aug 17, 2021
Published a blog post
"Be excellent to each other!"

A simply and straightforward policy for the comment system I've added to my blog. Finally, after 8 years of blogging, we can engage directly on my blog without using strange things such emails!

Aug 15, 2021
Aug 15, 2021
Wrote a blog post
Tested a new product
This weekend I played quite a lot around with Tauri, and I'm impressed! It is fun to code, really fast, and safe. I hope more and more JavaScript desktop application will move to it from other frameworks, that are way more bloated.

I also wrote a bit of code, and one of the problem I've faced is reading environment variables from the frontend code, so I've written a small tutorial about it.


Jun 15, 2015
Jun 15, 2015
Released opensource project
My second game for Ubuntu for Phones: Falldown!

Falldown is a cartoon game where you have to tilt your phone to make a ball fall down quickly with rhythmic music. Don't get squashed!

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