Danielle Heberling

Software Engineer

Lambda Layer Update

July 03, 20203 min read

Background Earlier this year, I did a walk through demo on how to use lambda layers with NodeJS. We build a helper function that takes in a string and returns the string backwards. Now that AWS SAM and the SAM CLI has support for building layers, it’s now easier to get this setup…

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Building My Own Jamstack

June 26, 20207 min read

The trend of the frontend and backend coming closer together is continuing and even has a name now…the Jam stack. Last year, I discussed my excitment about the backend and frontend slowly merging closer together and did a walk through on how to deploy a JavaScript based frontend…

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Computer Science for Everyone - Bubble Sort

April 10, 20203 min read

Photo by Pieter on Unsplash Motivations As an individual that is a professional software engineer and does not have a computer science degree, data structures and alogorithms used to be frightening words for me to hear. Oftentimes my inner voice translated those words into “here…

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Create Your Own Lambda Layer with NodeJS

January 22, 20204 min read

Photo by Ivana Cajina on Unsplash The Problem While speaking with folks who are new to serverless, I’m often asked “how can I reuse my code across multiple Lambda functions?” One way to do this is by writing your own custom Lambda Layer. In this post, we’re going to build a…

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