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Follow up: Announcing Go Support for AWS Lambda

8th Feb 2018

I was pretty excited by the announcement two weeks ago from Amazon Web Services that AWS Lambda would support Go. Go support is fairly unique in it's implementation on AWS Lambda. Unlike other supported languages — NodeJS, Java, C# and Python — Go enjoys support for source code compiled against any 1.x version! I read up on the announcement, and found a great post by Paul Maddox on the AWS Compute Blog. It's a perfect post if you want to deploy from terminal using the aws cli tool, but there are some steps that aren't well documented later in the post regarding AWS CodePipeline and AWS CodeBuild. I thought I'd post what I've found with the aim of helping others get quickly up to speed. To get started, clone the repository at https://github.com/aws-samples/lambda-go-samples/ and open the repository in your favourite IDE. Code changes Open the buildspec.yml file and make the following changes: The original post…

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