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Learn how to integrate AWS services with the Serverless Patterns Collection

The recently launched Serverless Patterns Collection is a repository of serverless examples that demonstrate integrating two or more AWS services. Each pattern uses either the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) or AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). These simplify the creation and configuration of the services referenced. The Serverless Patterns Collection is both an educational […]

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Using BatchSize in a SAM template

Operating Lambda: Performance optimization – Part 3

This post is the final part in a 3-part series on performance optimization in Lambda. The Lambda service makes frequent performance improvements in the underlying hardware, software, and architecture of the service. This post identifies the parts of the Lambda lifecycle where developers can make the most impact on performance.

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Better together: AWS SAM and AWS CDK

Today AWS is announcing the public preview of AWS Serverless Application Model CLI (AWS SAM CLI) support for local development and testing of AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) projects. AWS SAM and AWS CDK are both open-source frameworks for building applications using infrastructure as code (IaC). AWS SAM is template-based using JSON or YAML, […]

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Getting started with serverless for developers: Part 3 – The front door

This blog post is part 3 of Getting started with serverless for developers, helping developers to start building serverless applications from their IDE. In the previous post, I introduce AWS Lambda and show how functions are designed to run business logic for serverless applications. In this blog post, you see how to access that business […]

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Modelling workflow input and output path processing with data flow simulator

AWS Step Functions recently introduced a new data flow simulator to model input and output path processing. This new feature makes it easier to evaluate JSON-based input and output data as it passes through a state, helping to build workflows faster. Developers build Step Functions workflows to orchestrate multiple services into business-critical applications with minimal […]

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Optimizing serverless development with samconfig

The AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) is an open-source framework for building serverless applications using infrastructure as code (IaC). Using shorthand syntax, developers declare AWS CloudFormation resources or specialized serverless resources that are transformed to infrastructure during deployment. AWS SAM commands list AWS SAM’s companion, the AWS SAM Command Line Interface (CLI), provides a […]

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Getting started with serverless for developers: Part 2 – The business logic

This blog is part 2 of “Getting started with serverless for developers“, helping developers start building serverless applications from their IDE. In part 1 you learn why developers need serverless technologies and which challenges serverless technologies help to solve. You are introduced to an example serverless application. Deploying this application to your AWS account in […]

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