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One Bite of Real-world Serverless: Controlling an EC2 with Lambda, API Gateway and Sigma

One Bite of Real-world Serverless: Controlling an EC2 with Lambda, API Gateway and Sigma

I have been developing and blogging about Sigma, the world’s first serverless IDE for serverless developers – but haven’t really been using it for my non-serverless work. That was why, when a (somewhat) peculiar situation came up recently, I decided to give Sigma a full-scale spin. The Situation: a third party needs to control one of our EC2 instances Our parent company AdroitLogic, […]
Why do you need to move on to Serverless?

Why do you need to move on to Serverless?

Serverless has been gaining more and more traction over the last few years, and people are moving on to serverless more frequently. In the beginning of 2017 the serverless architecture market was valued at USD 3.20 billion and, with an expected Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.83%, is expected to reach USD 9.16 billion by […]
Deploying a Serverless Express REST API in 10 minutes

Deploying a Serverless Express REST API in 10 minutes

If you are a Node.js developer or you’ve built an API with Node.js, there’s a good chance you have used Express.js. Express is one of the most popular Node.js frameworks. It provides lightweight, powerful tools for HTTP servers. It’s a great framework for single-page apps, websites, hybrids, or public HTTP APIs. For example, the simplest […]
Debugging AWS Lambda functions in Node JS using VS Code

Debugging AWS Lambda functions in Node JS using VS Code

The SLAppForge Debugger NodeJS is a toolkit that can be utilized to perform step-through debugging for the Lambda functions executing on live AWS environment, using your own local IDE. This toolkit contains 3 components as below. Lambda Proxy Local Client Broker Server   Getting Started Getting Started The SLAppForge Debugger for NodeJS consists of two end-user visible components. […]
3 Things to consider when designing a Serverless API

3 Things to consider when designing a Serverless API

It’s already 3 months into year 2020 and the whole tech world is now embracing serverless computing. According to Nasdaq’s 2020 Tech Trends report, “[serverless computing] is reducing capital costs and shifting the focus to customers’ needs instead of setting up, configuring, patching and maintaining servers in the data center”. Serverless computing can be and […]
Serverless Monitoring: What do we Monitor when the Server Goes Away?

Serverless Monitoring: What do we Monitor when the Server Goes Away?

Monitoring your serverless application is crucial – especially while it is handling your production load. This brings us to today’s topic, how to effectively monitor a serverless application. Serverless = Ephemeral Serverless environments are inherently ephemeral; once the execution completes, you don’t have much left behind to investigate. There’s so much exciting talk about container […]
Testing Serverless Applications Like a Pro

Testing Serverless Applications Like a Pro

Like any other application, continuous testing of serverless applications is essential to ensure the quality of the product. Testing a serverless application is not drastically different from testing a regular application. In traditional application testing, we configure an environment similar to the production environment in the development area and test it. But when dealing with […]
5 tips to manage serverless security – while coding at full steam

5 tips to manage serverless security – while coding at full steam

Serverless security is becoming one really hot topic these days – especially with the ever-growing adoption of serverless computing. Yet, should it really become a developer’s nightmare? Can we not simply bake serverless security into our dev-ops lifecycle, sit back, and relax while automated security tooling does the job for us? Can we automate serverless […]
Why Sigma is the best Serverless Tool for 2020?

Why Sigma is the best Serverless Tool for 2020?

Serverless computing gives scalability, no server management, and cost reduction, with a pay-as-you-go billing model. But adopting serverless technologies may be challenging for you.The big cloud providers’ serverless platforms (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and IBM Cloud Functions) offer low-level building blocks you can use to design and build serverless architecture development […]