Coming into this phase, I already knew I was doing something that took _way_ too long and _way_ too many times repeatedly. Immediately, that triggered my “Automation Senses” – like Spidey Senses… but less cool… and not surprisingly dorkier.

Easily repeatable processes are the 🏅 GOLDEN RULE 🏅 when it comes to easy automation. All that was left was decomposing that easily repeatable process:

🔁 My Easily Repeatable Process

  • When I start an AWS EC2 Instance, I do the following: * Copy the EC2 Instance’s public IPv4 address to my clipboard. * Browse to <>. * Login to my Cloudflare account. * Select from the list of domains managed. * Select the IP address value of the A record named and update it with the public IPv4 address on my