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This project contains source code and supporting files for a serverless application that you can deploy with the SAM CLI. It is an implementation with lambda layers and Middy, a middleware framework for serverless.

Test locally

Test a single function by invoking it directly with a test event. An event is a JSON document that represents the input that the function receives from the event source. Test events are included in the events folder in this project.

Run functions locally and invoke them with the sam local invoke command.

aws-sam-middy-app$ sam local invoke "ProductsFunction" --event events/event.json

The SAM CLI can also emulate your application's API. Use the sam local start-api to run the API locally on port 3000.

aws-sam-middy-app$ sam local start-api
aws-sam-middy-app$ curl http://localhost:3000/

Deploy the sample application

The Serverless Application Model Command Line Interface (SAM CLI) is an extension of the AWS CLI that adds functionality for building and testing Lambda applications. It uses Docker to run your functions in an Amazon Linux environment that matches Lambda. It can also emulate your application's build environment and API.

To use the SAM CLI, you need the following tools.

The SAM CLI uses an Amazon S3 bucket to store your application's deployment artifacts. If you don't have a bucket suitable for this purpose, create one. Replace BUCKET_NAME in the commands in this section with a unique bucket name.

aws-sam-middy-app$ aws s3 mb s3://BUCKET_NAME

To prepare the application for deployment, use the sam package command.

aws-sam-middy-app$ sam package \
    --output-template-file packaged.yaml \
    --s3-bucket BUCKET_NAME

The SAM CLI creates deployment packages, uploads them to the S3 bucket, and creates a new version of the template that refers to the artifacts in the bucket.

To deploy the application, use the sam deploy command.

aws-sam-middy-app$ sam deploy \
    --template-file packaged.yaml \
    --stack-name aws-sam-middy-app \
    --capabilities CAPABILITY_IAM

After deployment is complete you can run the following command to retrieve the API Gateway Endpoint URL:

aws-sam-middy-app$ aws cloudformation describe-stacks \
    --stack-name aws-sam-middy-app \
    --query 'Stacks[].Outputs[?OutputKey==`HelloWorldApi`]' \
    --output table

Use the SAM CLI to build and test locally

Build your application with the sam build command.

aws-sam-middy-app$ sam build

The SAM CLI installs dependencies defined in common-layer/package.json, creates a deployment package, and saves it in the .aws-sam/build folder.

The SAM CLI reads the application template to determine the API's routes and the functions that they invoke. The Events property on each function's definition includes the route and method for each path.

            Type: Api
              Path: /products
              Method: get

Add a resource to your application

The application template uses AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) to define application resources. AWS SAM is an extension of AWS CloudFormation with a simpler syntax for configuring common serverless application resources such as functions, triggers, and APIs. For resources not included in the SAM specification, you can use standard AWS CloudFormation resource types.

Fetch, tail, and filter Lambda function logs

To simplify troubleshooting, SAM CLI has a command called sam logs. sam logs lets you fetch logs generated by your deployed Lambda function from the command line. In addition to printing the logs on the terminal, this command has several nifty features to help you quickly find the bug.

NOTE: This command works for all AWS Lambda functions; not just the ones you deploy using SAM.

aws-sam-middy-app$ sam logs -n HelloWorldFunction --stack-name aws-sam-middy-app --tail

You can find more information and examples about filtering Lambda function logs in the SAM CLI Documentation.

Unit tests

Tests are defined in the hello-world/tests folder in this project. Use NPM to install the Mocha test framework and run unit tests.

aws-sam-middy-app$ cd hello-world
hello-world$ npm install
hello-world$ npm run test


To delete the sample application and the bucket that you created, use the AWS CLI.

aws-sam-middy-app$ aws cloudformation delete-stack --stack-name aws-sam-middy-app
aws-sam-middy-app$ aws s3 rb s3://BUCKET_NAME


See the AWS SAM developer guide for an introduction to SAM specification, the SAM CLI, and serverless application concepts.

Next, you can use AWS Serverless Application Repository to deploy ready to use Apps that go beyond hello world samples and learn how authors developed their applications: AWS Serverless Application Repository main page

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