Get Unverified SSL Certificate Expiry Date with Python

Getting verified SSL information with Python (3.x) is very easy. Code examples for it are also scattered everywhere in the internet. This is one of the example where only few lines required with only built-in libraries (socket and ssl): The getpeercert() function returns a map that contains a lot of information from the SSL certificate,…

Firebase Auth Emulator with Python

Last year, Google released Firebase Auth Emulator as a new component in Firebase Emulator. In case you haven’t heard, Firebase Emulator allows you to run/test a bunch of Firebase services in your local machine, namely: Auth Firestore Realtime Database Functions Hosting PubSub ⚠️ Now before you get too hyped, I need to remind you that…

Google OIDC token generation/validation

One of the authentication protocol that is supported by most of Google Cloud services is OpenID Connect (OIDC). For instance, you can secure communication between a Cloud Task and HTTP-triggred Cloud Function using it quite easily. You just need to pass service account email when submitting Cloud Task job and make sure you keep the…

Fast geolocation query with PostGIS

If you need to to add a spatial information querying in your application, PostGIS is one of the most popular solution. Simply because it is well-proven, open source, and running on top of everyone’s favorite open source SQL database — PostgreSQL. PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. postgis.net In this post,…

Auto speech-to-text (Indonesian) with AWS Transcribe and Python

Amazon Web Service Transcribe provides API to automatically convert an audio speech file (mp3/wav) into a text (transcript). It supports not only English language but also Indonesian and several other languages. It even gives free 60 minutes/month for first 12 months transcription for first user. If you are using Python, then the good news is…