#140 — February 28, 2020

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▶  Serverless Attack Vectors — This ~50 minute talk explores what sort of attacks you may come up against when working with serverless architectures and what can be done to defend such infrastructures/apps.

Teri Radichel

Take the Serverless Community Survey 2020 — Jeremy Daly, of Serverless Chats fame, has been working with people to put together questions for this “serverless survey for the community, by the community.”

Jeremy Daly et al.

Faster CI/CD for All Your Software Projects Using Buildkite — See how Shopify scaled from 300 to 1500 engineers while keeping their build times under 5 minutes.

Buildkite sponsor

AWS Compute Savings Plans Now Cover AWS Lambda Usage — If you weren’t familiar with them before, ‘savings plans’ are a way to commit to a certain spend on AWS in return for a big discount and now they cover AWS Lambda usage too.. so ideal for heavy Lambda users.

Amazon Web Services

▶  Why So Serverless? — A talk focused on the business case for serverless approaches and how a British car marketplace (Cazoo) has arrived at serverless over the years (going via their own metal and EC2).

Bob Gregory

Experimenting with WebAssembly in a Serverless Context — WebAssembly isn’t just for the browser, it’s picking up steam as a target in other contexts too.

Leonardas Persaud

Serverless Local Development — You’re building a serverless app that’s dependant on cloud infrastructure. So, how do you go about developing locally? Here’s a look at how.

Gareth McCumskey

How to Avoid A Billing Shock with Azure Serverless Solutions — ...and deploy alerts with Azure CLI.

Stas Lebedenko

How to Optimize Your Lambda Functions using Webpack — Here’s how you can use Webpack and the Serverless Framework to optimise your Lambda functions.

Paul Swail

Why The ‘Why’ Matters More Than The ‘What’ in Serverless — An engineer at LEGO talks through some of the ‘fruitful things’ worth considering when it comes to adopting serverless and/or developing your serverless thinking in some way.

Sheen Brisals (LEGO)

ForwardJS Ottawa (May 26-29) Speakers Announced — Topics include React/Redux, TypeScript, containers, design systems, static sites, scaling teams and monorepos. Join us.

ForwardJS sponsor

Five Ways to Make Your Serverless Functions More Secure

Eric Johnson

▶  Serverless and Cloud Functions — Scott Tolinski and Wes Bos talk about serverless and cloud providers - the benefits, limitations, providers and more.

Syntax podcast

Blitz: Framework for Building Monolithic, Full-stack, Serverless React Apps — ..with zero data-fetching and zero client-side state management.