#72 — October 5, 2018

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serverless status

▶  8 Serverless Talks from Microsoft Ignite 2018 — Microsoft’s biggest event for enterprise developers took place recently and the Azure Functions team has shared some videos of the serverless-oriented talks, including:

Running WebAssembly on Cloudflare Workers — Cloudflare has extended its Workers platform with support for WebAssembly which is an interesting development and could perhaps lead to other serverless platforms supporting the technology.

The Cloudflare Blog

Create a Serverless Powered API in 10 Minutes — Use Cloudflare Workers to create and deploy a serverless API to 150+ data centers.

Cloudflare Workers sponsor

Secrets in Serverless — Common patterns and approaches for managing secrets in serverless, including the benefits and drawbacks of each approach.

Seth Vargo

How to Build Serverless Web Apps with React and AWS Amplify — AWS Amplify is a collection of tools and libraries for building cloud-based apps more quickly, and this tutorial shows how to bring it together with React to build serverless apps.

Nader Dabit

Using Serverless on GCP to Add Custom Intelligence to Gmail — A look at what’s involved with building Gmail extensions with Cloud Functions and other fully-managed services on GCP.

Google Cloud Blog

How to Build Serverless Vue Applications with AWS Amplify — We linked to a tutorial oriented around React above but.. what if you prefer Vue.js? :-)

Nader Dabit

Introduction to Serverless Functions in MongoDB Stitch — A quick look at what MongoDB’s Stitch platform offers when it comes to functions-as-a-service.

Michael Lynn

Automating Observability Metrics in Serverless

Mx Kas Perch

5 Reasons Why You Might Want to Join Us for SIGNAL on Oct 17 & 18 — TL;DR: Learn from Twilio's devs, to do good, see Jeffiel livecode, don't like conference parties, OK Go.

Twilio sponsor

Worrying and Promising Signals from the Serverless Community — An attendee of a recent AWS Community Day picked up on a variety of issues the German serverless community are wrestling with.

Mahdi Azarboon

In this episode of the Think FaaS Podcast, Botcopy Lead Developer Mike Sylvester tells us how he scaled a serverless chatbot for two million fans.

The Think FaaS Podcast