AWS Lambda in Action: Event-Driven Serverless Applications

  • 8h 39m 2s
  • Danilo Poccia
  • Manning Publications
  • 2018

AWS Lambda in Action is an example-driven tutorial that teaches you how to build applications that use an event-driven approach on the back end. Starting with an overview of AWS Lambda, the audiobook moves on to show you common examples and patterns you can use to call Lambda functions from a web page or a mobile app.

The second part of the audiobook puts these smaller examples together to build larger applications. By the end, you'll be ready to create applications that take advantage of the high availability, security, performance, and scalability of AWS.

With AWS Lambda, you write your code and upload it to the AWS cloud. AWS Lambda responds to the events triggered by your application or your users and automatically manages the underlying computer resources for you. Your application is divided into small functions, leading naturally to a reactive architecture and the adoption of microservices.

What's inside:

  • Create a simple API
  • Create an event-driven media-sharing application
  • Secure access to your application in the cloud
  • Use functions from different clients like web pages or mobile apps
  • Connect your application with external services

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Running Functions in the Cloud
  • Chapter 2 - Your First Lambda Function
  • Chapter 3 - Your Function as a Web API
  • Chapter 4 - Managing Security
  • Chapter 5 - Using Standalone Functions
  • Chapter 6 - Managing Identities
  • Chapter 7 - Calling Functions from a Client
  • Chapter 8 - Designing an Authentication Service
  • Chapter 9 - Implementing an Authentication Service
  • Chapter 10 - Adding More Features to the Authentication Service
  • Chapter 11 - Building a Media-Sharing Application
  • Chapter 12 - Why Event-Driven?
  • Chapter 13 - Improving Development and Testing
  • Chapter 14 - Automating Deployment
  • Chapter 15 - Automating Infrastructure Management
  • Chapter 16 - Calling External Services
  • Chapter 17 - Receiving Events from Other Services
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