Building a Serverless Discord Bot on AWS

Gerald McAlister
10 min readMar 23, 2021

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Discord is a pretty exciting platform. One of it’s biggest features is the ability to support bots on the platform, letting developers create some incredible tools for server moderators. In 2020, Discord introduced two major new features however, that don’t have a ton of example use cases around them yet: Slash Commands and Interactions Endpoints. These two things are incredibly powerful, and with today’s post I want…

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Gerald McAlister

Software engineer, hardware tinkerer, focused on VR, AR, AI, & Web3. I write about whatever crosses my mind, but try to focus on business vs tech vs philosophy.