#135 — January 24, 2020

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MongoDB Atlas Introduces GraphQL Support on Stitch — You can now interact with MongoDB through GraphQL directly in Stitch, MongoDB’s serverless platform, without the need for a backend web service.

Nicolas Raboy (MongoDB)

▶  Learn AWS Lambda From Scratch: An Egghead Collection — 10 fast paced video lessons (totalling under half an hour) that fly through the use of AWS Lambda. The author claims “It’s roughly enough info to pass the Lambda section of the AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam.”

Tomasz Łakomy

Tickets to ForwardJS Ottawa Now Open — Join us for four days of talks and workshops on JavaScript, Serverless, software development and architecture. Our Call for Proposals is still open, and speakers are being added every week.

ForwardJS sponsor

Building a Serverless Machine Learning API using ML.NET and Azure Functions — Retrospective learnings into building an Serverless API that uses a regression model built using ML.NET.

Will Velida

Setting Up a Debugging Environment for Azure Functions 2.x with VS Code — A walk through of setting up a robust debugging environment to work with functions and their lifecycle end to end.

Joe Gatt

⚙️ Industry News

Vapor IO, an Austin-based edge exchange and edge networking startup, has announced that Cloudflare will be rolling out its cloud services (such as Workers) on their platform. — FORBES

TriggerMesh, a startup using Kubernetes to help enterprises 'go serverless' across apps running in the cloud and on-prem, has raised $3 million seed funding. — TECHCRUNCH

Thundra, a serverless tooling startup that spun out from Opsgenie in 2018, has raised a $4 million series A round. — TECHCRUNCH

Snyk, a popular and growing cybersecurity firm whose service monitors apps (including serverless ones) for dependency vulnerabilities, has raised $150 million and become a rare British 'unicorn'. — SILICON ANGLE

Creating an Azure Function with Private Site Access — ‘Private site access’ refers to making an app (or function!) accessible only within a private network such as an Azure virtual network.

Michael S. Collier

Building a Serverless Comment System in Rust

Wojciech Olejnik

ImageCon 2020 Innovating the Visual Web — Uploading, managing, optimizing and delivering media slowing you down? Learn about serverless media best practices.

Cloudinary sponsor

▶  Google's Take on 'What Is Serverless?' — Experts steer clear, but this is a quick high level primer to share with anyone who has no idea what serverless is all about.

Google Cloud Platform

“Serverless is about minimalism. Removing distractions. Marie Kondo is big now, and the same advice applies. Find the components of your stack that don’t spark value.”

Ben Kehoe, Cloud Robotics Research Scientist at iRobot.