Introduction to Serverless Functions
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Introduction to Serverless Functions

July 22, 2020 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time

This workshop has already been published as a course!

Introduction to Serverless Functions

Some Key Takeaways!

By participating along with us in the workshop, you'll learn:

  • Learn what serverless functions actually are
  • Protect private keys when making asynchronous requests in apps
  • Process user input like form entries and other interactions
  • Add user authentication without a full-blown server

Your (Awesome) Instructor

Jason Lengstorf

Jason Lengstorf

Jason Lengstorf is the VP of Developer Experience at Netlify and the host of Learn With Jason, a live-streamed video show where he pairs with people in the community to learn something new in 90 minutes. He’s passionate about building healthy, efficient teams and systems, and he’s done his best to positively influence the community, leadership, and technical health of open source and companies including Gatsby and IBM. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Spend A Full Day Immersed in Serverless Functions with Jason Lengstorf

Workshop Details

You can build highly interactive, dynamic web experiences without the hassle of setting up or maintaining servers! In this course, Jason Lengstorf will teach you how serverless functions enable powerful workflows to accomplish a wide variety of web-based interactions. Whether you’re securely loading data, processing form entries, handling user access, or doing something totally off the wall, serverless functions let you skip the boilerplate and get straight to building your app’s logic.

Daily Schedule

We've already held over 300 workshops with thousands of attendees in-person and online. In this time we've discovered ways to schedule the day, so it goes smoothly and efficiently. Regardless if you're in-person or participating with us online you'll have the full ability to replay things you missed, get your questions answered LIVE and interact with the teacher throughout the day.

  • 9:30AM
    What does serverless mean, anyways?
  • 9:50AM
    Loading data from serverless functions
  • 10:30AM
  • 10:50AM
    Load data securely from third-party APIs
  • 12:00PM
  • 1:00PM
    Send data to a serverless function
  • 2:00PM
  • 2:30PM
    Save data sent to a serverless function
  • 3:00PM
    Limit access to serverless functions with user authentication
  • 4:00PM
    Wrap Up, Q&A

Interact with the Instructor

Get Your Questions Answered • Code Along with the Class • Classroom Format

Is This Workshop for Me?


This course is meant for frontend developers who want to level up their apps without having to learn to manage full-blown backends. You’ll be using plain JavaScript, a bit of Node, and HTML/CSS to accomplish the exercises in this course.

Any Prerequisites?

  • Intermediate JavaScript knowledge
  • Some HTML knowledge
  • Familiarity with using npm
  • Some familiarity with the command line

Event Details


One Full Day Workshop Session

Replay Videos (available immediately)


July 22, 2020 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time


Attend online on our full HD live stream