#​252 — July 8, 2022

Read on the Web


Cloudflare Workers Unveils Support for WASI — It’s experimental support, but adopting support for WASI (the WebAssembly System Interface) is significant and will open up some interesting opportunities for targeting Cloudflare Workers as a platform to run functions (or even complete CLI apps, as shown in this post) written in all manner of languages.

Yule and Piasecki (Cloudflare)

Amplify UI for React Now Generally AvailableAmplify is AWS’s offering intended to attract frontend and mobile development projects to their infrastructure. A significant part of that is Amplify UI, a collection of React components connected directly to the AWS cloud.

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Free eBook: Try Infrastructure as Code — This is a step-by-step guide to learn how to use popular IaC tools: Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Salt. Each tool is covered as a stand-alone-project focused on deploying a simple Docker-based Python web application from Github. Download Now.

Linode sponsor

Extend AWS IAM Roles to Workloads Outside of AWS with IAM Roles Anywhere — I think many AWS users have a love/hate relationship with AWS’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) system and now you can extend that relationship outside of AWS too..

Amazon Web Services

How MongoDB Brought Its Serverless Database Service to the Cloud — Last month, MongoDB unveiled a new “serverless” option for its MongoDB Atlas database service. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how they made this happen.

Jessica Wachtel

How to Build, Test & Deploy a Bookstore App with React 18, Vite, and Netlify Functions — Brings together a variety of modern tools to practical ends, including getting an app online with serverless functions on the backend.

Yevhen Kapelianovych


SST 1.3: An Extension for AWS CDK for Faster Serverless App Development — Provides a live development environment, a Web based dashboard, the ability to set breakpoints and debug functions in VS Code, zero-config support for several languages, and more.


Crypteia: Preload SSM Parameters as Secure Environment Variables — A new AWS Lambda Rust-powered extension for any runtime to be able to preload SSM Parameter Store values as secure environment variables.

Ken Collins

Serverless Go with AWS Lambda and DynamoDB — A code heavy walkthrough.

Rostyslav Toch


Dapr 1.8 – Portable, serverless, event-driven runtime.
Nuclio 1.9 – High-perf serverless data processing pipelines.
aws-auto-cleanup 2.2 – Programmatically delete AWS resources.