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Introduction

It is a good software engineering practice to separate portions of your code function to work independently of other parts. Since your codes are made up of functions basically, serverless functions allow you to deploy those functions without the complexity of managing a server to run them.

In this tutorial, we will be learning what serverless functions are, how to write them, and how to deploy them on Netlify in minutes. We will also touch up on other uses of serverless functions.

What are Serverless Functions?

A serverless function is a function hosted on a cloud infrastructure and performs a single purpose. It is very similar to every other function you write as long as it has its own dependencies and can run on its own. It is serverless because it takes off the stress of server maintenance and scaling the function from you. …

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Olutunmbi Banto

Software Engineer and UX Developer — #Node, #React, #Angular, #PHP #UX | ALC Mentor and Facilitator at Andela | Tech Writer at @itnex_io

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