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Building a serverless document scanner using Amazon Textract and AWS Amplify

This guide demonstrates creating and deploying a production ready document scanning application. It allows users to manage projects, upload images, and generate a PDF from detected text. The sample can be used as a template for building expense tracking applications, handling forms and legal documents, or for digitizing books and notes. The frontend application is […]

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Kickstarting your serverless development environment

Jump-starting your serverless development environment

Developers building serverless applications often wonder how they can jump-start their local development environment. This blog post provides a broad guide for those developers wanting to set up a development environment for building serverless applications. AWS and open source tools for a serverless development environment . To use AWS Lambda and other AWS services, create […]

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Building storage-first serverless applications with HTTP APIs service integrations

Over the last year, I have been talking about “storage first” serverless patterns. With these patterns, data is stored persistently before any business logic is applied. The advantage of this pattern is increased application resiliency. By persisting the data before processing, the original data is still available, if or when errors occur. Common pattern for […]

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Folding@home infectious disease research with Spot Instances

This post was contributed by Jarman Hauser, Jessie Xie, and Kinnar Kumar Sen. Folding@home (FAH) is a distributed computing project that uses computational modeling to simulate protein structure, stability, and shape (how it folds). These simulations help to advance drug discoveries and cures for diseases linked to protein dynamics within human cells. The FAH software crowdsources its distributed […]

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