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Building Serverless Apps on AWS

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to develop a serverless app on Amazon Web Services (AWS). This course covers how to work with Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, Postman, and API gateway services, from setup to testing.

Learn how to develop a NodeJS serverless app on Amazon Web Services (AWS). First, get introduced to several services: Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, Postman, and the API gateway. Then, see how to install Postman, set up an Amazon account, implement an S3 storage bucket with static content, and set up serverless Lambda compute. Next, find out how to create a table on the DynamoDB AWS service and create a POST function. Additionally, discover how to code and test final endpoint functions.


  • Building a serverless app on AWS
  • What you should know
1. Getting Started
  • Quick overview of the AWS services
  • Overview of Lambda
  • Overview of DynamoDB
  • Overview of S3 storage
  • Overview of the API gateway
2. Base Client and Server Setup
  • Install Postman for API tests
  • Initial Amazon account steps
  • Set up an S3 storage bucket
  • Adding static content to your bucket
  • Set up your Lambda compute
3. API and Database Setup
  • Set up your DynamoDB table
  • Code your POST Lambda function
  • Test your Lambda function
4. Final Code for API
  • Code your GET Lambda function
  • Set up your GET API gateway
  • Test your endpoints with Postman
  • Next steps

Taught by

Emmanuel Henri

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