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  • By Luciano Mammino
    Automated SMS Notifications with AWS Lambda, JavaScript and Twilio SMS AWS Lambda logo

    In this tutorial we will create a small serverless application that will allow us to receive the latest currency exchange rate from GBP to EUR in our phone through SMS.

    This experiment will give you some time to learn AWS Lambda, Twilio SMS API and Fixer.io API (an open API for currency exchanges).

    We will use JavaScript with Node.js as our language and framework of choice. I don’t expect you to have any prior knowledge of serverless, AWS or Twilio, but I will assume you are confident enough with Node.js to be able to make HTTP requests and to understand the asynchronous nature of the language.

    By the end of this tutorial you will know how to build similar automated tasks using the Twilio APIs and how to host them as serverless Lambda Functions in AWS.

    The code we are going to write in this tutorial is available on …

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