Writing Functions-as-a-Service: Overview of Blogs

With other words:

How to write serverless Functions
SAP Cloud Platform Extension Factory, serverless runtime
Overview of tutorials

In the serverless world, Functions-as-a-Service allows to write small pieces of code that do something
Like any other function
But serverless
The function is sleeping in a fluffy cloudy container and only when it is needed, it wakes up and does something
And the good news:
A sleeping function doesn’t cause cost
And there are other advantages
And there are other blogs describing those advantages better (see below)

This series of tutorials helps you to get familiar with the Functions part of SAP Cloud Platform Extension Factory, serverless runtime

You can go through it step by step – or you can do it the serverless way:
Follow one tutorial, then go back to sleep…


0.1 Preparation
1.1 First Function with GUI

1.2 First Function with CLI
2. Timer Trigger
3. HTTP Trigger

SAP Help Portal:
Extension Factory, serverless runtime Official docu
Cloud Foundry CLI: docu page
Extension Factory, serverless runtime CLI: download page

Announcement blog
Intro blog by Pradeep Panda
Intro blog by Murali Shanmugham
Great blog series by Sharadha Krishnamoorthy covering a nice serverless scenario