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Create a Lambda Function Using the AWS Management Console

In this hands-on lab, you'll author a Lambda function using the Python programming language in the AWS console. You will also review logs generated by CloudWatch. **Note:** There have been UI changes to the Lambda console. Please keep this in mind as you are going through this lab.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Jun 25, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Author Lambda Function in Python

    • Create a Lambda function from scratch selecting the latest Python version as your runtime.
    • Copy the code from the example Lambda function code.
    • Save and deploy your Python Lambda function after adding the sample code.
  2. Challenge

    Create a Test Event and Execute Lambda

    • Create a test event.
    • Configure the test event using the example JSON test event provided.
  3. Challenge

    Verify That CloudWatch Has Captured Function Logs

    View the CloudWatch Logs for the Python Lambda function.

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