Decrease development time to market with Serverless Swift-the event-based modern architecture for full stack developers. This book reviews how to use the Apache OpenWhisk framework to enrich your standalone applications with cloud-based functionalities from data sources up to Artificial Intelligence.
You'll leverage serverless in your mobile apps with use case scenarios and gain the skills that will allow you to create robust, performant, secure yet economically viable systems in a cloud native environment. Finally, you'll see how to participate in the creation and further development of this open source project with Apache Foundation, which is supported by IBM, Google, and others
Serverless has become a new style of coding, and it can be used to offload your mobile apps without incurring unnecessary costs. Get a solid, hands-on introduction into serverless, function-as-a-service, and cloud function technologies and learn why startups and enterprises are so excited about using them.
What You'll Learn
Who This Book Is For
- Employ Apache OpenWhisk in your apps
- Expand your iOS skills with Cloud Native Serverless programming
- Use a Docker container as a Polyglot action
Developers, development leaders in the enterprise, and startup CTOs who want to learn a leading technology for the cloud in order to enrich applications with SaaS, Social Networks, and cloud based AI and APIs.
Chapter 1: Introducing Serverless
Chapter 2: Actors in the Serverless space
Chapter 3: Apache OpenWhisk - OpenSource project
Chapter 4: Hello World from Apache OpenWhisk in Swift
Chapter 5: Apache OpenWhisk Deep Dive
Chapter 6 : Create an iOS app Using Serverless Swift
Chapter 7: Use Cases
Chapter 8: Cloud Native Development Best Practices
Chapter 9 : Conclusions
Appendix: Signing up for the IBM Cloud Account