Top Links from Issue #265

This issue was published on February 6, 2024

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Most Popular Links

Below are the most popular links from Issue #265 as chosen by our Off-by-none email subscribers. Sign up for the newsletter and help choose the most popular links each week!

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Should You Use Amazon API Gateway in 2024? Consider Function URLs Instead! by Lakindu Hewawasam
After the launch of AWS Lambda, there really wasn’t a way to invoke these Lambda functions through an HTTP API unless it was hooked onto an Amazon API Gateway.

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Generate AWS CloudFormation templates and AWS CDK apps for existing AWS resources in minutes
AWS CloudFormation launches a new feature that makes it easy to generate AWS CloudFormation templates and AWS CDK apps for existing AWS resources that are managed outside CloudFormation.

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Open Telemetry and Lambda by Benjamen Pyle
Open Telemetry and Lambda are topics that I’ve spent a lot of brain cycles on over the past few weeks.

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Coldstarts with the AWS Javascript 3.502 SDK
In November 2023, I noticed Lambda coldstarts were 40 ms - 300 ms slower because they unnecessarily loaded the SSO credentials provider. I cut a GitHub issue which was closed with wontfix. Fast forward to January 29, version 3.

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"Your AWS app like you've never seen it before"
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Honorable Mentions

There are so many great blog posts, tutorials, use cases, and more shared each week by the #serverless community, that picking just a few to feature is really hard. So here are some other honorable mentions chosen by our readers.

Elevating Orchestration: Navigating AWS Step Functions' Latest Features
I am a huge fan of AWS Step Functions and have been increasingly using them in both professional and personal projects.

Amazon EventBridge Event Bus event matching now runs on Open Source Event Ruler v1.50
Amazon EventBridge event matching now runs on Open Source Event Ruler v1.

Announcing CDK Migrate: A single command to migrate to the AWS CDK
Today we’re excited to announce the general availability of CDK Migrate, a component of the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK).

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About the Author

Jeremy is the CEO and Founder of Ampt and an AWS Serverless Hero that has a soft spot for helping people solve problems using serverless. He frequently consults with companies and developers transitioning away from the traditional “server-full” approach. You can find him ranting about serverless on Twitter, in several forums and Slack groups, hosting the Serverless Chats podcast, and at conferences around the world.

 

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