Learning Apache OpenWhisk: Developing Open Serverless Solutions

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Book Description

Serverless computing greatly simplifies software development. Your team can focus solely on your application while the cloud provider manages the servers you need. This practical guide shows you step-by-step how to build and deploy complex applications in a flexible multicloud, multilanguage environment using OpenWhisk. You’ll learn how this platform enables you to pursue a vendor-independent approach using preconfigured containers, microservices, and Kubernetes as your cloud .

Michele Sciabarrà demonstrates how to build a serverless application using classical and the language or languages that best fit your task. You’ll start by building a simple serverless application hands-on before diving into the more complex aspects of the OpenWhisk platform.

  • Examine how OpenWhisk’s serverless architecture works, including the use of packages, actions, sequences, triggers, rules, and feeds
  • Learn how OpenWhisk compares to existing architectures, such as Java Enterprise Edition
  • Manipulate OpenWhisk features using the command-line interface or a JavaScript API
  • Design applications using common Gang of Four design
  • Use architectural design patterns such as model-view-controller to combine several OpenWhisk actions
  • Learn how to test and debug your in a serverless environment

Book Details

  • Title: Learning Apache OpenWhisk: Developing Open Serverless Solutions
  • Author:
  • Length: 394 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2019-07-13
  • ISBN-10: 1492046167
  • ISBN-13: 9781492046165