Building social features using DynamoDB and Lambda

Thomas Schoffelen
4 min readApr 8

Last month, we added some simple social features to Street Art Cities. These allow you to follow any entity on the platform (cities, artists, users), view a personalised feed of items related to those entities, and be notified when new items from entities you follow are posted.

Street Art Cities is built as a set of serverless services on AWS Lambda and DynamoDB, and figuring…

Thomas Schoffelen

Entrepreneur tech kid, co-founder of NearSt, Londoner, open source enthusiast and aspiring spare time literature geek.