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So my fiancee Jordana spent a few weeks building these really nice boxes for her bridesmaids and I was wondering to myself.. how should I ask my groomsmen? A few things crossed my mind then I thought that it would be fun to have them go through a series of technical challenges in order to achieve this honor. 🙂 Only problem was I couldn’t make it too hard or I would be guiding them through the whole thing. So I decided they would need to do something with the cloud and I would build a small application called ‘helpmike’ to ask them.
So to setup the env, first launched a LAMP instance from Cloud Launcher. I then created a small form on Google Forms. I wanted to keep this pretty basic so I took the embed code from the form send screen and modified the default apache page on my Bitnami LAMP instance. I added each of my groomsmen gmail addresses to IAM so they could access the app. Wrote a bit of instructions in the notification email and on the app and that was it.
Here’s how it turned out: