How to build a serverless API from scratch – Security Boulevard

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API is the most important part of any customer facing web application since it’s directly tied up to the satisfaction of customers and the health of the business. Among numerous alternative ways of creating an API, serverless is one approach gaining popularity during the last few years because of its cost efficiency, scalability, and relative simplicity. AWS, as a leading serverless provider, has made a huge contribution to the world of serverless development, and in this article we’re aiming to understand general API implementation concepts using AWS Lambda and other AWS services. In a long-running video series “Happy Little APIs”, Serverless Developer Advocate Eric Johnson goes over the different ways of building an API with Lambda and API-Gateway. In this blog post, we’ll go over the real-life example and provide a guide to create a serverless API.AWS Lambda is our favorite AWS service here at Thundra that gets executed when triggered with various events in  the application. Trigger resources for AWS Lambda functions could be HTTP calls through API-Gateway; events from other AWS services like S3, Kinesis, or SNS; or just recurrent scheduled events. Application development teams should not be worried if there will be one …

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