Little bit about going Serverless with AWS Cloud Platform with React.

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What Is Serverless computing?

Serverless computing is an execution model where the cloud provider is responsible for executing a piece of code by dynamically allocating the resources required.Wikipedia’s article on serverless computing provides a decent introduction to the topic:

Serverless computing, also known as function as a service (FaaS), is a cloud computing code execution model in which the cloud provider fully manages starting and stopping of a function’s container platform as a service (PaaS) as necessary to serve requests, and requests are billed by an abstract measure of the resources required to satisfy the request, rather than per virtual machine, per hour.

What Serverless does is that it abstracts the infrastructure away from you so you don’t have to worry about it, which…

Recently with all the free time I could manage I followed up with Advent of Cyber Security in 25 Days where you get to learn the basics of cyber security in a more practical manner by doing beginner friendly security challenges.

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This consists of 25 challenges considering one for each day. First 5 tasks however focused on setting up the environment which is pretty basic and with 6th task or called day one you start the challenge.

Challenge Link:

Day One : Inventory Management

You'll first deploy your virtual machine and with Openvpn activated access http://<your_machines_ip>:3000. Next, you have to open your Inspect Element console or called Dev tools in your browser (press F12) and check for cookies through the application tab, you'll see that you have no cookies, reason being you are not logged in. …

I started blogging about things back in 2018 where my articles got all focused on Software Engineering. Idea was to master the craft of writing which followed by wanting to write more and more on different topics where later time intervened ( Yeah what an excuse right? ). Well with time I understood that writing should come with more reading, beating your own craft and all good things come with a commitment.

Today I move on to a new blogging platform — embracing the trendy microcosm in Medium and leaving behind the painful embrace of WordPress (Much love WordPress 💙). So, if you ever want to look at anything I wrote prior to 2020, you can head over to and see the things I used to rant and rave about when I was less of a craftsman than now.



Lakshitha Wisumperuma

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