Articles from Rob Cronin

Integrating Lambda Layers into your Node.js Lambdas using pre-configured templates

January 26, 2019Rob Cronin5 min read

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AWS recently released the ability to add layers to your lambda functions. These layers can be standalone code to be reused across multiple lambdas, library dependencies or custom runtimes. This article will go through a setup for the first use case for a standard nodejs8.10 lambda using templates to…

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Prevent Lazy GitHub Practices in 10 minutes using AWS Lambdas

April 08, 2018Rob Cronin5 min read

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Using AWS lambdas can be a cool and useful way to improve your workflow with GitHub. Blocking merges when tests fail on your branch is common, but GitHub status checks can be pushed much further. Combining GitHub's API and Lambdas provides this opportunity. Status Checks Turns out we can use a…

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