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AWS Lambda in Action: Event-driven serverless applications by Danilo Poccia

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Chapter 8. Designing an authentication service

This chapter covers

  • Designing a sample event-driven application
  • Interacting with your users via JavaScript
  • Sending emails from Lambda functions
  • Storing data in Amazon DynamoDB
  • Managing encrypted data

In the previous chapter you learned how to use standalone Lambda functions from different client applications:

  • A web page, using JavaScript
  • A native Mobile App, with the help of the AWS Mobile Hub to generate your starting code
  • An Amazon API Gateway to generate server-side dynamic content for web browsers

Now it’s time to build your first event-driven serverless application, using multiple functions together to achieve your purpose. Your goal is to implement a sample authentication service ...

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