Gif Battle Site

Demo

An overview

Node Backend API

  • Get gifs from Giphy API

  • Store gifs into database

  • Public API for battles

Angular frontend

  • Create gif + caption

  • Let people vote

  • Show leaderboard

Our Flow

Backend + Frontend

  • Getting a random gif
  • Creation
  • Battle
  • Leaderboard

Node API

Going serverless

Why Serverless?

  • Build the Node API
  • Connect to a Mongo Database
  • Deploy
  • Make publicly available

We used to own the servers

Then we moved to the cloud!

Serverless

SOMEONE ELSE'S SERVERS

Examples

  • Webtask.io

  • Cloud Functions

  • AWS Lambda

  • SaaS Applications

3 Parts

  1. Creation

  2. Battle

  3. Leaderboard

Creation

  1. Get a random gif

  2. Create a gif+caption

Battle

  1. Give 2 gifs

  2. Accept a vote

Leaderboard

  1. Show top gifs

Angular Gif Battle Site

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