Category Archives: AWS

AWS Amplify recipe

AWS Amplify 101

9 min During the past AWS Summit I attended an interesting session concerning AWS Amplify. The excellent speaker Marcia Villalba (AWS Developer Advocate) quickly convinced me to try this framework. A few days later I had the right opportunity: having the need to keep my son trained with the multiplication tables during these summer holidays, I decided to develop a simple […]

Add to Slack – Monetize Your API

7 min API monetization is a growing trend. It is now a consolidated business of digital companies to grant access, for a fee, to the APIs providing company data or to some services using different distribution channels. A possible channel for spreading your APIs and services is integration with existing and well-known platforms, such as Slack. If […]

Chromium & Selenium

Chromium and Selenium in AWS Lambda

4 min Let’s see how it is possible to use Chromium and Selenium in an AWS Lambda function; first, some information for those unfamiliar with these two projects. Chromium is the open source browser from which Google Chrome derives. Browsers share most of the code and functionality. However, they differ in terms of license and Chromium does […]

AWS Lambda in Docker

AWS Lambda offline development with Docker

3 min I work on projects that are increasingly oriented towards the serverless paradigm and increasingly implemented on AWS Lambda platform. Being able to offline develop an AWS Lambda function, comfortably in your favorite IDE, without having to upload the code to be able to test it, allows significantly speed up of activities and increased efficiency. AWS […]

Your disposable emails on AWS

11 min 90% of online services have a registration process which requires to provide a valid email address. It’s required to receive an email with a link to click on. After that you will gain access to the service you were interested in but, at the same time, you will start to receive newsletters, surveys, promotions, etc […]