Food for thought from ServerlessDays Milan

I just returned from ServerlessDays Milan, where I had the pleasure and honor of speaking at a session and running a workshop about Serverless debugging. It was a jam-packed two days in a beautiful city, and a great opportunity to mingle with local serverless enthusiasts as well as some of the leading serverless thought leaders…

Debugging castles in the clouds

When developing software, debugging is essential. But users named debugging functions as the most common challenges associated with serverless architectures. Recently, several solutions have been introduced that claim to make debugging serverless functions easier (or just plain possible). While the solutions take a variety of different approaches, deciding whether you want to debug locally or…

3 Min Hack for Locally building a Native Extension

Serverless is hot in the world of software architecture. Many vendors dedicate themselves to serverless, and of course, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft are heavily invested in it. But like any other hot technology, it has some drawbacks. In this post, I share a super-handy hack for those times when you need to build a…