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Serverless Backends with AWS Cloud: Cloudfront and WAF

CloudFronts and Firewalls

Why Cloudfront for an API?

I’m gonna be honest: When my boss told me to put the API on CloudFront, I thought he might have been joking. Why would you need to put an API on a distribution network? Setting it up was the hardest part of this project (no, seriously), and working with the quirks of CloudFront was a pain.

Then it became super obvious why we did it once it started working.

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