AWS Lambda, a good host for a rest API?

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    If you'd like to use Lambda, usually you need to engineer FOR it, from day one, you don't (often) get to choose some other framework and shoehorn it into Lambda and Serverless. There's some great frameworks to help deploy code into Lambda easily and create REST endpoints for things, one such frameworks is that helps easily deploy to it, but it lacks a framework for doing REST that also supports local emulation (as easily). For that, I recommend a framework by AWS called Chalice. This is an amazing REST framework that runs a proxy that works locally and deploys exactly the same on Lambda, it is Python however.

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