Redirects in Serverless

Now that the Lambda Proxy Integration is a thing for API GW, performing redirects is a much simpler - and more sane - thing to do in your Serverless service. In my own case I was wanting to do a

I'm Writing a Book about AWS!

A few months ago I was approached to write a book about AWS for Packt Publishing. I'm pleased to announce that the AWS Administration Cookbook is mostly written, and the final few chapters will be done soon. It will be

Write Clean JavaScript

Over the weekend I discovered a cool repo on GitHub: ryanmcdermott/clean-code-javascript. It's a great summary of Uncle Bob's timeless programming classic Clean Code, in JavaScript. Clean Code has definitely been one of the most impactful books on my programming,

The Serverless Compute Manifesto

While watching the Building Complex Serverless Applications talk from re:Invent 2016 I discovered The Serverless Compute Manifesto. I couldn't find it reproduced in an easy to use format, so here it is for future reference - yours and mine:

Database Connections in Lambda

I hang out a lot in the Serverless forum and Gitter - I just like talking about this new-fangled FaaS (Functions-as-a-Service) thing. A common misconception that keeps coming up is that it's not an appropriate choice for things that use