This is an update to an earlier story of the same name. Many aspects of the Slack API and AWS serverless cloud have changed since that story was published. Each edition solves the same problem in significantly different ways. In the context of learning API Gateway, you should read and understand both approaches.

For an even more in depth look at API Gateway, please see this article written by Alex DeBrie from April 2019.

I bet you’re familiar with those times where someone asks a question in #general and it leads down a rabbit hole of lunch decisions or questions about subdomains. You’re sitting there thinking, “isn’t there a #nerds channel for this kind of stuff?” …


There’s a second edition of this story that solves the same problem in a significantly different way. In the context of learning API Gateway, you should read and understand both approaches.

For an even more in depth look at API Gateway, please see this article written by Alex DeBrie from April 2019.

I bet you’re familiar with those times where someone asks a question in #general and it leads down a rabbit hole of lunch decisions or questions about subdomains. You’re sitting there thinking, “isn’t there a #nerds channel for this kind of stuff?” …

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