functions

October 12, 2018

Cloud Functions Package Design and Best Practices

Whether they're JARs, libs, Gems, or modules, successful programming languages provide an ability to share and re-use code. IBM Cloud Functions is no different—it enables developer productivity through installable packages. But what makes a good package?

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February 2, 2018

Using the New Python 3 Runtime and IBM Cloud Services in your Serverless Apps

Simplifying the use of IBM services and data science IBM Cloud Functions sets a limit of 48 MB for your action code, including dependencies, which can be large. This means you wouldn’t be able to upload certain actions (if too large), or the upload could take a long time, specifically when you update often. To […]

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January 22, 2018

Running Go Programs as IBM Cloud Functions

IBM Cloud Functions is a functions-as-a-service platform that is powered by Apache OpenWhisk. It is a readily extensible serverless platform that supports functions authored in various programing languages including Node.js,Python, Swift, Java, and PHP. A feature of IBM Cloud Functions that has been around for some time but not well documented is support for native binaries: any executable that is binary compatible […]

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January 11, 2018

For Performant Swift Serverless actions…

While coding and drafting “Mobile app with a Serverless Backend”, We came up with an idea to use Swift on the server-side for the iOS app (it’s an interesting use case).So, that it will cater the full stack swift developers out there. The same is true for the Android version of the app as well.

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December 19, 2017

New Cloud Functions UI Enhancements

The IBM Cloud Function UI is updated to include new functionality which allows for easier Action, Sequence, and Trigger management. The following areas of the UI are updated to provide a more flexible environment to work with your IBM Cloud Functions entities.

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