Building a Simple API with Amazon Lambda and Zappa

AWS Lambda and Zappa make deployment easy and fast, plus you don’t have to worry about provisioning servers.

We recently had a client come to us with a request for a simple serverless API. They wanted little to no administrative overhead, so we went with the AWS Lambda service. It was my first foray with Lambda, and getting it set up came with its fair share of headaches. If you’re starting down the same path and want to build a simple API with Lambda, here’s a tutorial to help.