I’m proud to announce the 1.0 release of Claudia.js, a new opensource deployment tool for Javascript developers interested in running microservices in AWS. AWS Lambda and API Gateway offer scalability on demand, zero operations overhead and almost free execution, priced per use, so they are a very compelling way to run server-side code. However they can be tedious to set up, especially for simple scenarios. The runtime is oriented towards executing Java code, so running Node.js functions requires you to iron out quite a few issues, that aren’t exactly well documented. Claudia.js automates and simplifies deployment workflows and error prone tasks, so you can focus on important problems and not have to worry about AWS service quirks. Even better, it sets everything up the way Javascript developers expect, so you’ll feel right at home.

Check out the video below for an example how you can set up and deploy a new API in less than five minutes!

Claudia.js is available from NPM, and the source code is on Github!