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Serverless Functions

Add dynamic functionality to your web projects without the need to create, deploy, or manage servers by taking advantage of serverless functions. These episodes show how developers can accomplish ambitious, full-stack tasks with their existing JavaScript knowledge.

Fun With Slack ChatOps

Y'all asked for a real project, so today I’ll be working on some ChatOps ideas I need for my team at Netlify. We'll build out a Slack slash command and some integrations with Notion.

Build a Dynamic Links Page for Social Bios

Putting a link tree in your social bios is popular, but what if you want it to live update with your stats? In this episode, Jason will build out a custom "link in bio" page with dynamically updating profile stats.

Build a Color Contrast Checker with Eleventy Serverless

Eleventy 1.0 has just been released, and with it comes Eleventy Serverless for on-request page generation. Ben Myers will teach us how to get started with Eleventy Serverless by building a color contrast checker with little to no client-side JavaScript.

Scheduled Functions (Cron Jobs) With Netlify

Netlify just announced support for scheduled functions, which are basically serverless cron jobs. In this episode, Jason will explore the new functionality and see how it all works!

Build an App With Supabase and NextJS

Supabase combines database storage and authentication into a powerful workflow for web devs. In this episode, Jon Meyers will teach us how to build a Next.js app with Supabase and deploy it to Netlify!

Build a Full-Stack Serverless App With Next.js & Fauna

Web devs have more power than ever to build ambitious full-stack apps. In this episode, Shadid Haque will teach us how to build a TikTok clone with Netlify Functions, Fauna, and Next.js!

Serverless Databases With PlanetScale and Next.js

Custom databases on the Jamstack? Absolutely! Taylor Barnett will teach us how Planetscale and Netlify make it possible (and fun!) to build and deploy DB-powered Next.js apps!

Next.js Dynamic Routes With Contentful's GraphQL API

Next.js has a popular approach for generating dynamic routes. In this episode, Salma Alam-Naylor (a.k.a. whitep4nth3r) will teach us how to use Contentful’s GraphQL API to power them.

Limit Access to Web Pages for Twitch Subscriptions

To allow Twitch subscribers special access to additional functionality, we can create a web page that can only be accessed by active Twitch subscribers. In this episode, Jason will figure out how to make that work!

Let's Learn MongoDB Atlas!

Mongo Atlas promises a fully managed solution for creating and administering databases. In this episode, Ado Kukic will teach us how it works and what we can accomplish with it!

Local Development of Serverless Functions on Netlify

Serverless functions are incredibly powerful, but how do you work on them locally? In this solo stream, Jason will show how Netlify Dev makes it painless!

Serverless Functions and TypeScript on Netlify

Did you know you can use TypeScript in serverless functions on Netlify with no build step? Tomasz Łakomy will show us how to get started!

First Look at Gatsby Functions

In this episode, Jason is going to look at the new Gatsby Functions feature and see how it works on Netlify!

Distributed Persistent Rendering

In this solo episode, Jason will work through building an app with serverless functions using distributed persistent rendering.

Vue 3, Hasura, and Serverless Functions

You can build "full stack" apps without becoming an expert in backend tech! In this episode, Ben Hong will teach us how Vue, Hasura, and Netlify Functions combine to powerful apps!

Monitoring & Error Tracking in Serverless Functions

The worst way to find out about a bug is from your users. In this episode, Ben Vinegar will teach us how Sentry helps us spot errors automatically (and much more)!

Serverless Marketing Automation for React

In this episode, learn how Joel Hooks creates powerful marketing automation using serverless functions, CustomerIO, and Next.js. This is a peek behind the curtain at Egghead.io!

Databases for Jamstack Sites and Apps

How can you add a database to your Jamstack app? In this episode, Tanmai Gopal will teach us how Hasura gets us up and running quickly with a powerful data layer in no time!

Contentful, GraphQL, & Paid Content

Learn how to combine Contentful’s powerful GraphQL API with Stripe to create paid content for your Jamstack app with Stefan Judis!

Serverless GraphQL with Hasura

In this episode, Christian Nwamba teaches us how we can build incredibly powerful apps without the overhead of managing lots of infrastructure by combining Hasura, serverless functions, and the Jamstack.