#90 — March 1, 2019

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Azure Functions Gains First-Class Java Support — Java support is now generally available on Azure’s serverless functions platform.

Asavari Tayal (Microsoft)

Serverless Functions in Depth: Building with AWS Amplify — A deep-dive on how to build, test, deploy, update, and delete serverless functions with AWS Amplify.

Nader Dabit

Create a Serverless Powered API in 10 Minutes — Use Cloudflare Workers to cache content while still preventing unwanted access with HMAC and JSON Web Tokens.

Cloudflare Workers sponsor

The Affinity Between Events, Streams and Serverless — An exploration of how FaaS and event streaming are a natural fit for one another when we think about domain modeling and organizational needs as they change over time.

Neil Avery (Confluent)

5 Ways to Deploy to AWS Lambda Using Command-Line Tools — Brief summaries of systems you can use to make your lambda deployments more structured, including Stackery, AWS SAM, and the Serverless Framework.

Ran Ribenzaft

Serverless Needs a Bolder, Stateful Vision — The programming model for serverless is still mainly limited to stateless functions — the so-called Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) model — which limits the range of use-cases supported.

Jonas Bonér

AWS X-Ray Adds Support for Python Web Frameworks Used in Serverless Apps — Now you can deploy Python webapps on Lambda and use AWS X-Ray to automatically instrument them.

Amazon Web Services

Monitor AWS Lambda Usage and Performance — Track latency and errors for all your functions, and send custom metrics to Datadog with minimal instrumentation. Start your free trial.

Datadog sponsor

Lessons Learnt Building My First Alexa Skill — Fellow parents might sympathize with the story.

Benedikt Eckhard

And some handy tutorials..

▶  Creating a Simple WebSocket-Based Chat App using API Gateway — I’ve been playing with API Gateway’s new WebSockets support myself and it’s really neat. This is a good intro to using it in a practical way.

Foo Bar

The Definitive Guide to using Terraform with the Serverless Framework — Terraform is a popular tool for managing cloud infrastructure, but what happens when it runs into serverless systems like the Serverless Framework?

Sebastian Borza

▶  Connecting SQS Events to Ruby AWS Lambda Functions with JetsJets is a serverless framework for Ruby developers.

Tung Nguyen

Cutting Through the Layers: AWS Lamba Layers Explained

Michael Lavers

Want to learn Serverless Go?

Go Training Diversity Scholarship: 5 Spaces Available — We at Cooperpress are excited to be sponsoring 5 diversity scholarships to next week’s Serverless Go online course.

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