Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM Johnson County Central Resource Library Antioch Rd, Overland Park, KS

Serverless computing, aka Function as a Service (FaaS), allows people to integrate applications and solve specific business challenges with minimal overhead and time.  In this presentation I will show how I use Microsoft Azure Functions to automatically generated blog posts by reading the Meetup API and using SendGrid to send emails to blogger.com.  I will also show how I use IFTTT to generate tweets and facebook posts from the blog post.  I will end the session with an explanation of WebHooks and the pivotal role they can play in serverless computing.  All of this can be done with services that are free to use.  I hope this presentation gives you a solid understanding of FaaS and some ideas for how you can use it.

Rob Kraft rob@robkraft.org

Rob Kraft is an independent project manager, architect and developer from Lee's Summit, MO.  He has been developing software 30 years beginning in a mainframe environment at the Federal Reserve Bank.  Since 1995 he has been developing client/server, web applications, and REST APIs for several companies, most recently Lucity, Inc.  By day he  architects solutions primarily using .Net technologies, SQL Server, Oracle, and REST APIs.  By night, he runs http://www.KansasCityUserGroups.com/, blogs occasionally at http://csharpdeveloper.wordpress.com/ and volunteers IT expertise to several local non-profits.  His company web site is http://www.KraftSoftware.com, which is in dire need of modernization.

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