Serverless Stack is an open source guide for building and deploying full-stack apps using Serverless and React on AWS. Create a note taking app from scratch using the Serverless Framework and Create React App. Follow our step-by-step tutorials with screenshots and code samples. And use our GitHub Issues if you have any questions.
Tired of reading blog posts to build your full-stack Serverless app?
Our comprehensive tutorials include
- Step-by-step instructions with screenshots for setting up your AWS services
- Build a REST API backend with our Serverless tutorial
- Easy to understand explanations for creating a single-page application with our React.js tutorial
- Over 50 tutorials that take you all the way from creating your AWS account to deploying your app on your own domain
- Complete code samples hosted on GitHub for both the backend and frontend
- Up to date info thanks to contributions from the community
- Comments on GitHub issues to answer your questions
- And it’s all free!
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‒ Dennis Burke, Technical Lead at Cox Automotive
Table of Contents
- Who is this guide for?
- What does this guide cover?
- How to get help?
- What is serverless?
- Why create serverless apps?
Set up your AWS account
Setting up the Serverless Backend
- Create a DynamoDB table
- Create an S3 bucket for file uploads
- Create a Cognito user pool
- Set up the Serverless Framework
Building a Serverless REST API
- Add a create note API
- Add a get note API
- Add a list all the notes API
- Add an update note API
- Add a delete note API
Deploying the Backend
Setting up a React App
- Create a new React.js app
- Handle routes with React Router
Building a React App
- Create a login page
- Create a signup page
- Add the create note page
- List all the notes
- Display a note
- Set up secure pages
Deploying a React app on AWS
- Deploy the Frontend
- Deploy updates
- API Gateway and Lambda Logs
- Serverless environment variables
- Configure multiple AWS profiles