Aleksandar Mojanchevski, Author at InterWorks

Experimenting with Kotlin and JVM on AWS Lambda

Amazon Web Services has announced Lambda containers that support Java since mid 2015. Lambda provides the Amazon Linux build of openjdk 1.8 which means that Lambda fully supports running all languages that can be compiled and run on the Java Virtual Machine. There are many popular languages that use JVM such as Scala, Groovy and […]

How to build FB Chat Bot using Amazon Lex (Part 1)

Amazon Lex is a service for building conversational chatbots quickly and easily. It provides the deep functionality and flexibility of natural language understanding and automatic speech recognition, thus allowing developers to build highly engaging user experiences. To create a bot the developer just needs to specify the basic conversation flow in the Amazon Lex console. […]

AWS X-Ray for distributed application build using microservice architecture

In one of our projects we have exposed a set of microservices via APIGateway available for consumption. We use Lambda function (serverless architecture) in the backend. In our scenario, several API Resources are under one API and use the same Custom Authorizer. As Custom Authorizer, we are using Lambda function that authenticates the user and […]