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Apache OpenWhisk
Apache OpenWhisk
Apache OpenWhisk is a serverless cloud platform that executes code in response to events
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Creating an OpenWhisk Alexa skill

In a previous post, I looked at the mechanics of how to create an Alexa skill to tell me which colour bin I needed to put out next. I’ll now look at how I chose to implement it in OpenWhisk, using Swift.

Creating Swift Binaries for OpenWhisk

In the previous blog post, we explained how to write Serverless Swift functions using OpenWhisk actions.

Swift sources files are compiled by the platform before processing requests.

Run Swiftly: precompiled Swift actions

The OpenWhisk serverless platform allows developers to run functions coded in different languages in the “cloud” without deploying or managing servers. The platform today offers first class support for Node.js, Python, Swift and Java.