Serverless Programming Cookbook by Heartin Kanikathottu

Managing physical servers will be a thing of the past once you’re able to harness the power of serverless computing. If you’re already prepped with the basics of serverless computing, Serverless Programming Cookbook will help you take the next step ahead. This recipe-based guide provides solutions to problems you might face while building serverless applications.

You'll begin by setting up Amazon Web Services (AWS), the primary cloud provider used for most recipes. The next set of recipes will cover various components to build a Serverless application including REST APIs, database, user management, authentication, web hosting, domain registration, DNS management, CDN, messaging, notifications and monitoring. The book also introduces you to the latest technology trends such as Data Streams, Machine Learning and NLP. You will also see patterns and practices for using various services in a real world application. Finally, to broaden your understanding of Serverless computing, you'll also cover getting started guides for other cloud providers such as Azure, Google Cloud Platform and IBM cloud.

By the end of this book, you’ll have acquired the skills you need to build serverless applications efficiently using various cloud offerings.

Check out the Book Support Program to ask doubts, discuss solutions based on recipes in the book, offers and errata. You can also win prices including signed copy of the book from author or reimbursement for your purchased book.

Things you will learn:

  • Serverless computing in AWS and explore services with other clouds

  • Develop full-stack apps with API Gateway, Cognito, Lambda and DynamoDB

  • Web hosting with S3, CloudFront, Route 53 and AWS Certificate Manager

  • SQS and SNS for effective communication between microservices

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting with CloudWatch logs and metrics

  • Explore Kinesis Streams, Amazon ML models and Alexa Skills Kit

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