Test-Driven Development for AWS Lambda functions with the Serverless framework and Jest

Introduction The serverless framework makes it easy to develop and deploy cloud functions. In this article I’ll cover the AWS provider of the framework, although the principles should be very similar for the other providers, especially given the fact the serverless team works hard for a truly multi-provider framework. There is a good document with guidelines for writing tests in serverless already. Also, there is another blog post about the basics. »

Learn Gatsby.js

“There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” Dedicated to all visionaries who move the Web forward Introduction In this article, I let myself write about various topics before I reach the essence. The story line goes from how and why the MEAN stack got popular, to the JAM stack, Gatsby. »

Admin UI for Gatsby static site generator

Introduction Recently, I was looking into Gatsby.js as a generator for a blog site. As many others, I one of the first steps into using the system as other popular CMS solutions, I started to look around for an online back-end UI for the content creation part. I found this list of headless CMS options and since forestry (the service I use for my blog) does not support Gatsby, I decided to try NetlifyCMS. »

Serverless github bot with AWS Lambda and API Gateway

This tutorial will show you how to build a small github bot app which is “listening” for pull requests’ events on “open” and “reopen” by greenkeeper.io. When the author is the greenkeeper bot, our bot will in turn, correct the title and the tags of the pull request to match conventions. If you’ve come to this article because you already have knowledge about the technical topics, but you are more interested in the concrete steps, you can skip the following introductory parts and go directly to the technical specifics below. »

March digest 2017

This one will be on various personal thoughts on Medium, the JAM stack, the OpenAPI specification, and coding katas. Medium If you’re a regular reader or writer on Medium, you already know about the latest changes. Together with the new features, a partner program came into play, where companies and vendors will be more motivated to publish content about their products and services. Being a small fish without financial interests in blogging (at least here and now), I decided to research new channels of communicating my ideas out of Medium. »