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How To Host, Secure, and Deliver Static Websites on Amazon Web Services Table of Contents

How To Host, Secure, and Deliver Static Websites on Amazon Web Services

  • Quit Getting Lost In The Sea Of Information
    • Learn AWS By Using It
    • A Brief History Lesson On AWS
    • The Problem To Be Solved While Learning
    • When The Dust Settles
  • Getting Setup With AWS
    • Getting Started With AWS
    • 3 Things You Need To Do Before Using Your New Account
    • Configuring Your CLI
    • Other Considerations For New Accounts
  • Learn S3 While Cutting Your Hosting Cost To A Dollar
    • The AWS Service You Hear About Most
    • Under A Dollar For Website Hosting
    • Every Bucket Must Have A Name
    • Configuring Your S3 Bucket for Static Website Hosting
    • DNS Records For Your Bucket Urls
    • Uploading Your Static Website
    • Benefits
  • Deliver To The World Instantly & Securely Using CloudFront
    • CloudFront Content Delivery Network
    • Creating The Static Website Distribution
    • Updating DNS Records
    • Optimize The Distribution For Caching
    • Busting The Cache via Invalidations
    • Leveraging Free SSL with CloudFront
    • Secure Low Latency Delivery via CloudFront
  • Enhancing The Security of Our Static Website with Web Application Firewall
    • AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    • Creating Our Web Application Firewall
    • Bait Bad Bots With A Honeypot API
    • Creating Our Bad Bot Bait
    • Create A Lambda Function For Updating Our WAF Condition
    • Programming The Lambda Function
    • Configure The Honeypot In API Gateway
    • Adding Our API Origin To CloudFront
    • The Benefits Of AWS WAF
  • Optimizing Our Use Case and Extending Our Learning
    • Extending Our Learning
    • Building A Serverless Contact Form
    • Configure SES To Send Email To Ourselves
    • Creating The Role Our Lambda Function Needs To Send Email
    • Leveraging Lambda To Process Our Serverless Contact Form Model
    • Testing Our API Gateway Endpoint
    • Integrating Our Serverless Contact Form Into Our Static Website
    • Leveraging AWS To Iterate Quickly
  • Where To Go From Here
    • How We Got To Here
    • More Ins and Outs Of S3
      • S3 Can Store Lots Of Data
      • Listing Objects In A Bucket Is Expensive
    • Doing More With Cloudfront
      • Dynamic Content and Extensibility
    • Certificates For Everyone With ACM
    • WAF For The World (FTW)
    • Lambda, Lambda, Lambda
      • The Limitations Of Lambda
    • The Advantages We Have Gained
    • Closing Things Out
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