Creating a Lambda function

We can easily create a new Lambda function from the management console by navigating to the AWS Lambda section and execute the following steps:

  1. Click on Create function to begin the process:

  1. The Create function dialog will give us the option to select the following:
    • Author from scratch: Write our own function that will be completely custom
    • Blueprints: Use a template that AWS has provided for us to help with authoring the function
    • AWS Serverless Application Repository: A repository for predefined Lambda functions
  2. We will select the Author from scratch option, to write our own function in this scenario:

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