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Mastering AWS Lambda

By : Yohan Wadia, Udita Gupta
Book Image

Mastering AWS Lambda

By: Yohan Wadia, Udita Gupta

Overview of this book

AWS is recognized as one of the biggest market leaders for cloud computing and why not? It has evolved a lot since the time it started out by providing just basic services such as EC2 and S3 and today; they go all the way from IoT to Machine Learning, Image recognition, Chatbot Frameworks, and much more! One of those recent services that is also gaining a lot of traction is AWS Lambda! Although seemingly simple and easy to use, Lambda is a highly effective and scalable compute service that provides developers with a powerful platform to design and develop Serverless event-driven systems and applications. The book begins with a high-level introduction into the world of Serverless computing and its advantages and use cases, followed by a deep dive into AWS Lambda! You’ll learn what services AWS Lambda provides to developers; how to design, write, and test Lambda functions; as well as monitor and troubleshoot them. The book is designed and accompanied with a vast variety of real-world examples, use cases, and code samples that will enable you to get started on your Serverless applications quickly. By the end of the book, you will have gained all the skills required to work with AWS Lambda services!
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Integrating GitHub with AWS Lambda

Before we begin with the actual integration, let us take some time to understand the purpose of this particular use case. For starters, we will be using two third-party tools, namely GitHub and Teamwork. For those of you who don't know or haven't used Teamwork before; it is basically a productivity and communication tool that helps with project management activities. You can read up more about Teamwork here at https://www.teamwork.com/.

The end goal of this exercise is to simulate the automated creation tasks in Teamwork each time a new issue is created in GitHub with the help of AWS Lambda. So, each issue created will in turn create a corresponding task in our Teamwork project for the team to work on:

To begin with ,you will require a GitHub account along with a Teamwork account. You can sign up for a Teamwork account for 30 days...