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Build your first serverless function in 10 minutes

My teammate Upkar Lidder published a great tutorial on how to create your first serverless function very fast ⚡️. I wanted to give it a try and share the step with you here. There is nothing to download, install or configure. You can finish this tutorial in under 10 minutes ⏳. Tutorial steps You will complete the following steps: Create a ...

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So, how does your solution compare to…

If you have been doing Developer Advocacy for some time, it’s very likely you heard this question: “So, how does your solution compare to <insert_competitor_solution>” This is probably not a question of if (if someone will ask but) but a question of when. This question can be asked at a conference, meetup, workshop, an online forum or even just via ...

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Serverless – a new way to build modern applications

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Curious about serverless/function-as-a-service/cloud functions technologies, but haven’t had a chance to dig in? Wondering what all the excitement is about? Serverless doesn’t mean no servers. It’s a new way to build modern applications. Watch this video to learn more about this new approach to building modern applications. The video covers: The current state of the serverless ecosystem & major players ...

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Serverless – simply an approach to building modern applications?

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If you search for “serverless” you find that serverless is a new popular way to build modern applications. Is serverless really new? Serverless refers to the notion that you don’t need to worry about servers – you don’t need to provision, deploy, maintain servers. Obviously there are servers but you don’t need to think or worry about them, the cloud ...

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How to Invoke an External REST API from a Cloud Function

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In a previous blog post I showed how to create your first cloud function (plus a video). It’s very likely that your cloud function will need to invoke an external REST API. The following tutorial will show you how to create such function (it’s very easy). Sign into an IBM Cloud account Click Catalog Remove the label:lite filter and type ...

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Build a Serverless “Hello World” Function

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Serverless, Function as a Service (FaaS) or just cloud functions allows you to write code that will run in the cloud. You can use a number of different languages such as JavaScript (Node.js), Swift, Python, Java, PHP and others to write the function code.  What’s nice is that you don’t need to worry about servers, containers, deployment, etc. You write ...

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Simplify Email In Your App with Mailgun API

Mailgun is email for developers. Mailgun has elegant REST API to send and receive emails from your mobile app. I know that many Appery.io developers send emails from their apps for registration, confirmation, and everything else. To make it simple to use the Mailgun API in an Appery.io, we have introduced a Mailgun plugin in Appery.io.         ...

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