Appendix G. Serverless Framework and SAM

This appendix covers

  • An overview of the Serverless Framework 1.x
  • An overview of the Serverless Application Model

Automation and continuous delivery are important if you’re building anything on a cloud platform such as AWS. If you take a serverless approach, it becomes even more critical because you end up having more services, more functions, and more things to configure. You need to be able to script your entire application, run tests, and deploy it automatically. The only time you should deploy Lambda functions manually or self-configure API Gateway is while you learn. But once you begin working on real serverless applications, you need to be able to script everything and have a repeatable, automated, ...

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