#74 — October 19, 2018

Read on the Web

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▶  Best Practices for Serverless Application Development — Rather than focusing on the infrastructure, this 11 minute video takes a high level look at the best ways to organize your code, implement testing, and so forth.

Amazon Web Services

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

AWS Lambda Announces Service Level Agreement — Anyone building their app around AWS Lambda can breathe a small sigh of relief as Amazon has announced a service level agreement for the service. It’s ‘three 9s’ for now though.

Amazon Web Services

Serverless Rust with Cloudflare WorkersRust is an interesting systems language originally built at Mozilla that’s not often associated with serverless, but if you compile it to WebAssembly, you can then run it on Cloudflare’s Workers platform.

Steven Pack

The Business Case For Serverless“the serverless movement is a radical transformation of your business processes and culture to re-orient your business around building value”

Forrest Brazeal

Epsagon Emerges From Stealth with Serverless Monitoring Tool — Maybe not that stealthy as we’ve briefly mentioned it before, but it seems things are progressing with this tool.


Automating Release Notes with Azure Functions — Using Azure Functions and Azure Blob Storage, the generator outlined here creates a Markdown file of release notes every time a new release is created in Azure DevOps.

Jasmine Greenaway (Microsoft)

Text Yourself the NASA Picture of the Day with StdLib and Node.jsStdLib is a serverless API hosting platform. There’s a related tutorial about building a Reddit moderator bot on the same platform.

Eileen Zhong

A Quick Look at MongoDB Stitch — A high-level overview of some “incredibly cool features” of MongoDB’s serverless platform. Also, if you’re a MongoDB user, check out our MongoDB newsletter.

Raymond Camden

Build a Text-to-Speech Chat App with Amazon Polly and ChatEngine — Accessibility shouldn’t be overlooked. Allow chat users to play chat messages with natural language with Serverless Functions.

PubNub Functions sponsor

Lambda Serverless Search: Use AWS Lambda to Perform Free-Text Search on Documents

Raviteja Lingineni

Meanwhile on Twitter..

Forrest Brazeal on Twitter