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Lambda functions and Step Functions powered up โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป - Issue #10

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Lambda functions and Step Functions powered up โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป - Issue #10
By zachjonesnoel • Issue #10 • View online
Serverless applications with Lambda functions, the popular runtime of NodeJS now gets an upgrade to NodeJS 16.x runtime and also AWS Step Functions announces an enhanced observability with state machine executions

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Interesting content
Allen Helton introduces to a new type of architectural pattern in his blog post. And he also writes a blog-post about when AWS Step Functions are not to be used in your Serverless architecture.
When working with AWS AppSync, VTL has always been a tough game for most developers so Michael Liendo writes a blog-post which guides Front-end developers about VTL.
Lee James Gilmore writes about Serverless Custom Resource with CDK. He also addresses the concern of security threats with Serverless apps and explains about how we can address these threats with security modelling in his 2nd part blog post. Lee in collaboration with Marek ล ottl to get the 3rd blog-post which talks about Lambda injections and Black IaC.
Ran Isenberg is back with his Lambda Cookbook series which talks about feature flags and configuration best practices.
Pawel Zubkiewicz demonstrates how we can build a Serverless scheduler.
Luciano Mammino and Eoin Shanaghy in their podcast โ€œWhatโ€™s new for JavaScript developers on AWSโ€ explains about AWS Lambda functions with NodeJS 16 runtime and also about everything JS developers should know with respect to AWS. has published a new blog post about 5 common issues with SQS.
What to expect from Serverless tools?
Benoรฎt Bourรฉ has been working on an enhanced AppSync plugin V2 on Serverless Framework.
AWS Lambda events has been updated with Function URLs by Michael Brewer.
Luciano Mammino has come up with Middy a NodeJS middleware framework for AWS Lambda.
AWS SAM CLI also now supports Lambda functions with NodeJS 16 runtime.
David Boyne ๐Ÿš€
Playing around with docker, web editors, SAM templates, linters and custom UI....

โœ… Lint your SAM/Cloudformation templates
โœ… Supports multiple linters (you select)
โœ… Map warnings/errors to your code
โœ… Totally experimental ๐Ÿ˜…


Just seeing what's possible ๐Ÿ˜โญ๏ธ

Demo ๐Ÿ‘‡
Mark your calendars
A lot of AWS Summit events are happening globally at various places, more details availableย here. Most of the AWS Community Builders and Heros are part of it as speakers.
Serverless Guru is hosting SLS Day on May 17th which is jam packed with interesting sessions and demos.
AWS UG Mumbai, Nasik, Pune in a collaboration are launching a Serverless Bootcamp starting from May 22nd to June end featuring Aishwarya Gupta, Jones Zachariah Noel, Anurag Kale, Srushith Repakula.
Word from the author
May is all about the saying โ€œMay the force be with you!โ€, this month has been exciting with global AWS Summits happening and Iโ€™m excited to announce that Iโ€™m sharing the speaker deck along with great minds of AWS, AWS Community Builder and AWS Heros.
Jones Zachariah Noel
๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿš€ Super stoked to announce that I am speaking at AWS Summit India on ๐Ÿ“… May 25-26, 2022.
Register Now: for learning about AWS with 100s of virtual sessions.
@rohini_gaonkar @RKridhima @shafjag @AWS
#awssummit #awscommunity #serverless #cloud
Serverless apps are often understood as hard to maintain as there is no common infrastructure repository that is available, so Iโ€™ve authored a blog post which explains the why Serverless apps should be developed with Infrastructure as Code as the center of it.
And until next time, register for AWS Summits happening globally and up-skill with a lot of sessions and demos.
Happy building on AWS! GO Serverless!
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