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A New Serverless Look

Until recently, I had no reason to build anything elaborate with a serverless architecture. Yet it's everywhere now! There's Amplify, Netflify, JAM, SAM, lambdas, workers and more to learn about.

A few weeks ago on another stuck-inside pandemic Saturday, it felt like a good time to experiment with Gatsby. The documentation is great, and there are plenty of articles and great community resources available. I wanted to find a theme or examples of pulling in Markdown files which I'd populate the files with notes, code snippets, and other handy references I've collected related to infosec recently. Then over time maybe dig through years of scattered snippets of knowledge that I find myself reaching for, like "that link to a presentation about the history of browser privacy standards that I know I saved somewhere!!!" among other greatest hits.

The Quick Start in the official docs provided an easy cli installation and familiar directory structure. There were o…