Published Dec 25, 2020

In this post we will learn how to package a Containerized Flask app to use w/ AWS Lambda. Skip to code

AWS Lambda Containerized Flask Application

This is example on how to create flask app container to use w/ AWS Lambda.

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This example assumes that you have initialized your dir like below.

├── Dockerfile
├── api
│ └──
├── .serverless-wsgi
├── requirements.txt

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In this post we will learn how to create AWS Websocket API Gateway, and how to secure and optimize it.

Things to note:

  • AWS Websocket Gateway cannot be deployed as private gateway like REST API.
  • $connect and $disconnect are pre-define routes.
  • All authorization need to happen on $connect event.
  • We will set API Key to manage the access from client, but this key will be visible and cannot be use as authorization.

Overview diagram:

We’ll create a sample echo app to see how websocket messaging works. We’ll start by creating three python lambdas.


def authorized(auth_header: str) -> bool…

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