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10 quick facts about AWS Lambda

By default there's a limit of 1000 concurrent lambda executions, this can be raised with a support ticket. There are companies that have this limit raised up to tens of thousands concurrent lambda executions. There's a default limit of 75GB of code storage (so up to 10 React apps, lol) which can…

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Use VSCode debugger when working with AWS CDK

(Before we start - if you've never heard of AWS Cloud Development Kit, I've created a quick, 64 minute course on egghead.io - Build an App with the AWS Cloud Development Kit ) This is a quick tip I've learned from Nathan Glover 's CDK Debugging in VSCode blogpost and I'd like to share it…

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Notes from Optimizing Lambda Performance for Your Serverless Applications

Notes from Optimizing Lambda Performance for Your Serverless Applications . Lambda overview Looking at the anatomy of a lambda function we can identify several different layers: Your function Language runtime Execution environment Lambda service (invisible to customers, managed by AWS) Compute…

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Build a file upload email subscription with CDK, S3 and SNS

(Before we start - if you've never heard of AWS Cloud Development Kit, I've created a quick, 64 minute course on egghead.io - Build an App with the AWS Cloud Development Kit ) First steps Let's start by creating an empty AWS CDK project, to do that run: After installing all necessary dependencies…

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Build a simple GraphQL server with Apollo Server and AWS CDK

(Before we start - if you've never heard of AWS Cloud Development Kit, I've created a quick, 64 minute course on egghead.io - Build an App with the AWS Cloud Development Kit ) First steps Let's start by creating an empty AWS CDK project, to do that run: After installing all necessary dependencies…

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Notes from Up and Running with TypeScript on egghead.io

I've decided to revisit a Up and Running with TypeScript egghead.io course by John Lindquist and since I'm learning in public, feel fre to check out my notes below: The fastest way to kickstart a local project with TypeScript is to use parcel-bundler With Parcel getting started with…

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Notes from Design GraphQL Schemas on egghead.io

Link to the course: Designing GraphQL Schemas by Nik Graf Mocking and naming conventions When designing a schema, it's useful to have mock data available so we can send actual queries in GraphQL playground and verify the results. This allows us to iterate faster during schema design process…

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