I’ve been working on a React project called Obfuscator. It’s a rewrite of an older project where you can enter a phrase to translate through multiple languages in sequence. Essentially it’s a fun way to make a computer translator play Chinese whispers with itself.

Obfuscator top screen

With the product well-defined and my React knowledge workable at this stage, there was something else I focused on with this project: infrastructure. I wanted the entire thing to be serverless, cheap and scalable-to-zero. Single-page applications (SPAs) with serverless APIs and data stores are nothing new. But I realised nobody was running React one their Lambdas. Surely that’s...•••