NodeJS

Serverless Sending and Receiving E-Mails, the CDK Way

Serverless sending and receiving e-mails using AWS is not fun in my opinion. AWS offers Simple Email Service (SES) to achieve this. But the UI and also Infrastructure as Code (IaC) support is lacking. You often need to manually change settings which is error prone. When I recently built another landing page for myself, I …

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Caching in AWS Lambda

In every software application, there are usually two main reasons to cache data: a) to improve performance and b) to reduce costs. Caching in AWS Lambda is not different. Instead, the reasons for caching might be even more important in this context. This blog post explains why it could be necessary for you and shows …

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Starter Projects For AWS Lambda Using NodeJS And Java

Today I want to show you three starter projects for AWS Lambda using CloudFormation and SAM – Serverless Application Model. I always like if I have some boilerplate code and can get started quickly without copying code or project structures from an existing (and mature) project. Therefore I thought it’s good to have them in …

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5 Things To Consider For Writing A Lambda Function

A few years ago, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched it’s new service AWS Lambda. Since its start the service is generating more and more interest for the whole world of¬†serverless computing. I’ve also started using it this year and today I want to share 5 things with you what I think is important when developing …

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