James Thomas

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Openwhisk and the Serverless Framework

The Serverless Framework is the most popular open-source framework for building serverless applications.

Recent releases included support for using the framework with non-AWS providers. This feature makes it easier for developers to try different serverless platforms and move applications between providers.

Since last summer, I’ve been leading the technical effort to provide an OpenWhisk provider plugin for the framework.

OpenWhisk is the first non-AWS serverless provider to complete integration into the framework.

Getting Started

Documentation for the provider plugin is available on The Serverless Framework’s website.

Example projects using the framework to build applications for OpenWhisk are now available in this repository.

More details on the provider plugin can be found on the project repository.

Found an issue? Feature request? Need help? Please open issues on Github.

Video Demonstration

Serverless Meetup Presentation

Last week, I was invited to speak at the London’s Serverless Meetup about building multi-provider serverless applications using this feature.

Slides from the presentation are here:

There is a (low-fi) video recording from the event here:

Watch live video from serverlessldn on www.twitch.tv

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