Getting Started Serverless for Cloud Functions

Install serverless

$ npm install -g serverless
$ serverless create --template google-nodejs --path tutorial
Serverless: Generating boilerplate...
Serverless: Generating boilerplate in "/path/to/serverless/tutorial"
_______ __| _ .-----.----.--.--.-----.----| .-----.-----.-----.| |___| -__| _| | | -__| _| | -__|__ --|__ --||____ |_____|__| \___/|_____|__| |__|_____|_____|_____|| | | The Serverless Application Framework| |, v1.25.0-------'Serverless: Successfully generated boilerplate for template: "google-nodejs"
$ cd tutorial
$ tree .
├── index.js
├── package.json
└── serverless.yml
0 directories, 3 files
$ npm install

Setup credentials

Download credentials, as the guide said


Enable deployment manager API

$ serverless deploy
Serverless: Packaging service...
Serverless: Excluding development dependencies...
Serverless: Compiling function "first"...
Serverless: Creating deployment...
Serverless: Checking deployment create progress...
Serverless: Done...
Serverless: Uploading artifacts...
Serverless: Artifacts successfully uploaded...
Serverless: Updating deployment...
Serverless: Checking deployment update progress...
Serverless: Done...
Service Information
service: tutorial
project: sample-111111
stage: dev
region: us-central1
Deployed functions

Execute a function

$ curl
Hello World!
$ serverless invoke --function first
Serverless: zjlo814ayywg Hello World!
$ serverless logs --function first
Serverless: Displaying the 6 most recent log(s):
2018-01-21T12:03:19.907501431Z: Function execution took 7 ms, finished with status code: 200
2018-01-21T12:03:19.901418937Z: Function execution started
2018-01-21T11:59:45.454142179Z: Function execution took 17 ms, finished with status code: 200
2018-01-21T11:59:45.437854329Z: Function execution started
2018-01-21T11:59:06.861655083Z: Function execution took 259 ms, finished with status code: 200
2018-01-21T11:59:06.603478887Z: Function execution started


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