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Serverless is becoming the cool new kid on the block taking software development by storm. Enterprises and developers alike are embracing the new paradigm in order to drive innovation, time to marked and solve complex architectural challenges.
Join Christos and Luciano in this workshop as they take you through a discovery path and show you how to embrace the serverless architecture in your projects.
They want to help you understanding what serverless really is and why you should use it to power up your next ambitious application whether it’s running on Azure or AWS.
The workshop will involve a fair amount of code that you’ll need to implement to solve different real-world problems and thus at the end you should be familiar and comfortable with the serverless concepts.
Exploring the Serverless paradigm
What are the typical use cases and the cloud providers you can use
Taking AWS Lambda and Azure Functions for a spin with some entertaining examples
Closing up with an advanced example showcased by the mentors
An existing subscription on AWS or Azure (ideally both)
A laptop with Node.js installed >= 6.11 and a Bash (*nix) /Command (Windows) terminal
Azure Functions Core Tools CLI installed
AWS CLI installed
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Luciano is a software engineer born in 1987, the same year that “Super Mario Bros” was released in Europe, which, by chance is his favourite game! Luciano started coding early at the age of 12, hacking away with his father's old i386 armed only with MS-DOS and the QBasic interpreter and he has been professionally a software developer for more than 10 years. Luciano is currently a Solution Architect at Vectra AI in Dublin where he's working on automating the hunt for cyberattackers and speeding-up incident response.
Christos Matskas is a software developer, blogger, speaker and all around geek. He currently works at Microsoft as an Azure Premier Field Engineer. Before joining Microsoft, he was a successful entrepreneur and has collaborated with companies such as MarkIT, Lockheed Martin and Barclays. Christos has been building software for over 12 years and he's a passionate Open Source advocate. He contributes regularly to numerous OSS projects and works closely with the community to make the software development space bigger and better.