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API Gateway with Lambda Examples

API Gateway with Lambda Examples

This is the third article in the API Gateway and Lambda series. For a beginner level introduction, refer the ‘Exposing AWS Lambda functions with the API Gateway‘ and for a description about Lambda proxy integration refer to the intermediate article ‘What is Lambda Proxy Integration‘ In this article, we will discuss common use cases of […]
What is Lambda Proxy Integration?

What is Lambda Proxy Integration?

Note: This is the second article of the API Gateway and Lambda series, and for the basic introductions and setup refer to the first article ‘Exposing AWS Lambda functions with the API Gateway’ In some scenarios, your Lambda function might want to receive and set the HTTP level details to or from the API Gateway, […]
Get Notified on Slack for your CloudWatch/Lambda Error Logs: The Sigma Way

Get Notified on Slack for your CloudWatch/Lambda Error Logs: The Sigma Way

Slack is already the de-facto “channel” for team collaboration as well as low-to-moderate scale event monitoring and notifications. When we started working on the world’s first serverless MFT platform, we decided we should go down the Slack path for first-level monitoring; similar to how we already do it efficiently with our conventional AS2 Gateway. Not really […]
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 […]