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Everything about AWS Step Functions ☁️🚀👨💻 - Issue #18
This issue is an exclusive shoutout to AWS Step Functions in terms of the insightful content around it and sessions happening on several AWS Community Days globally!
AWS Announcements 📢
Interesting content 🚀
Aravind V writes about the combination of two dev tools - AWS SAM CLI and AWS CDK for development and testing locally in his blog post 🐋 AWS CDK 101 - 🦋 SAM local to test and debug lambda function where he walks through how to setup SAM CLI on a CDK project and locally tests with
sam invoke local.
Josh Armitage shares the need of testing our applications, specifically Serverless apps in his blog-post Serverless Testing, Local Considered Harmful? It talks about the different paradigms which need to be considered and the tools which can help you test better in production and development.
Allen Helton sheds light on how to succeed with AWS Step Functions with a blog-post Success With Step Functions - Finding a Way To Build That Doesn’t Suck which talks about the pain points of Step Functions having a not-so-great Developer Experience but the service itself is so fantastic that we always find workarounds to adapt State Machines for our productions workflows.
Twitter hacks 🧵
What to expect from Serverless tools? ⚙️
Dynobase 2.0 is here!! Learn about what's new in Dynobase 2.0.
Mark your calendars 📅
AWS Community Days happening globally - Look out for the nearest one happening around you, register, and attend to skill up about AWS. Some of them -
Nashik, India (Nov 5th), CFPs are open until Oct 15th.
Pune, India (Dec 10th), CFPs are open until Oct 22nd.
JAWS Days 2022 - Satellites is happening on Oct 8th.
Freshworks Developer Summit 2022 powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) at San Mateo is happening on Nov 16th!
Serverless Summit by globaldatanet is happening on Nov 16th
Word from the author 👨💻
Firstly apologies for missing the issue on Sept 15th. I had the opportunity to talk about AWS Step Functions at AWS APAC Community Summit '22 in Bangkok. Also got to meet the AWS Developer Relations team, UG Leaders, AWS Heroes, and AWS CBs from the APJ region.
Avinash Dalvi writes about the journey and experience from APAC Community Summit. Shiomi Sumi expresses her experience at APAC Community Summit in the Japanese language. I tried to put most of the memories in as a video!! Watch it on YouTube - Moments from APAC Community Summit '22.
With the announcement of Intrinsic functions by AWS Step Functions, I've authored a blog post about how intrinsic functions can level up your Step Functions workflows.
As it comes to the end of Sept, Hackoberfest and Oktoberfest are all geared up for October!
Freshworks Developer Summit 2022 powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) the Bengaluru edition on Sept 22nd which was a grand success.!
Until next time, happy building on Serverless!! 🚀🚀🚀