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Serverless Summer School: Class is in session!
Gracie Gregory

Gracie Gregory | July 29, 2019

Serverless Summer School: Class is in session!
Pssst… someone asked me to pass you this note: Now that you’re invited, here’s the lowdown: Starting this Wednesday, you get the unique chance to attend four weeks of live working sessions with some of the top minds in serverless. They’ll prepare you to build production-ready serverless applications with the best practices of AWS top-of-min...
Get Going with SNS
Anna Yovandich

Anna Yovandich | July 15, 2019

Get Going with SNS
Every day that I commute home, I check Google Maps for the next Trimet bus arrival at the usual stop. There’s nothing wrong with this ritual but it always distracts or leaves me stalled for a few empty minutes. Ever the proponent of laziness automation, I decided to build a stack that will do this for me by texting incoming arrival times for m...
Announcing Stackery’s AWS DevOps Competency - Professional Workflow & Tooling For Building On AWS Serverless
Farrah Campbell

Farrah Campbell | July 10, 2019

Announcing Stackery’s AWS DevOps Competency - Professional Workflow & Tooling For Building On AWS Serverless
As a company providing tooling to enable developers and operations teams to adopt a productive serverless workflow, Stackery is closely integrated with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our customers are development teams who want to confidently build on AWS serverless and then manage the pipeline to production with confidence that what gets built an...
6 Docs Every Serverless Developer Should Read
Anna Spysz

Anna Spysz | June 24, 2019

6 Docs Every Serverless Developer Should Read
When I browse Stackery’s documentation and blog, I see some great writing that I know not everyone has read. Check out these helpful articles essential to growth as a developer. Learn what Serverless is… and isn’t This post was inspired by reading an article on serverless as a general topic that managed to get almost every detail wrong. I won...
Why You Should Use API Gateway Proxy Integration With Lambda
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | June 15, 2019

Why You Should Use API Gateway Proxy Integration With Lambda
Ben Kehoe wrote a post about AWS API Gateway to Lambda integration: How you should — and should not — use API Gateway proxy integration with Lambda. In his post, Ben gave a few reasons why he believes using API Gateway Proxy Integration is an anti-pattern. Ben does a great job summarizing how the integration works. He writes: The pattern tha...
Serverless Data Processing with AWS Step Functions, Part II.
Jun Fritz

Jun Fritz | June 14, 2019

Serverless Data Processing with AWS Step Functions, Part II.
Back in Part I of Deploying a Serverless Data Processing Workflow with AWS Step Functions, Nuatu mentioned one key benefit of using step functions is their visibility into business critical workflows. Outside stakeholders, support staff, and other engineers can look at a state machine execution in AWS or Stackery, and can easily understand the...
Running Lambdas on your Laptop
Toby Fee

Toby Fee | June 11, 2019

Running Lambdas on your Laptop
An FAQ on SAM Local with the SAM CLI Serverless has the potential to bring massive ops advantages to projects of all sizes, but while it presents great business benefits, we need to spare a thought for how teams develop on serverless. I recently published ‘Serverless Development is Broken’ a list of concerns about how developers can work with...
Write to S3 and call other Lambdas with Python
Toby Fee

Toby Fee | June 10, 2019

Write to S3 and call other Lambdas with Python
Many people writing about AWS Lambda view Node as the code-default. I’ve been guilty of this in my own articles, but it’s important to remember that Python is a ‘first-class citizen’ within AWS and is a great option for writing readable Lambda code. Take a look at these two starter examples of writing functionality in Python. Saving to S3 In th...

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