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Have a custom back-end or API? You can build a Jamstack app with that! Learn how it works in this step-by-step tutorial.
Let's break down what we mean when we talk about microservices.
The FaunaDB add-on for Netlify lets you seamlessly plug a globally distributed database into your application, making it possible to build stateful apps on Netlify.
Increasing Netlify functions memory capacity from 128MB to 1024MB 🎉
With Netlify Dev, spinning up a local development environment that matches that of production is as easy as typing a single command. Let's walk through how easy it is to work with Netlify Dev by building a map that visualizes the best pizza in Chicago!
Chris Anderson talks about the origins of FaunaDB and how it works swimmingly with the JAMstack.
Kent C. Dodds explains why he migrated from Medium to his own JAMstack site, and shows us his approach to leaving no URL behind. Made possible by Netlify's redirects and serverless functions.
HTTP Toolkit's site is hosted on Netlify and uses Netlify Functions, Sentry, and Paddle for the accounts and purchasing flows.
Restricting access to your content is important to keeping your content secure from unauthorized users. In this post, we dive into how to configure role based redirects with Netlify.
Markus Oberlehner demonstrates how he uses Netlify Functions to add a GraphQL backend to his VueJS application.
How to deploy Netlify sites with AWS Cloudformation, SAM, and the Serverless Framework
Netlify Functions are the best way to locally emulate and deploy a React Suspense app. Here's how.
Dropbox as CMS?! Why not? Every new file, every save action, can update your site, turning your Dropbox into one lean, mean, content machine!
Protect yourself against the worst type of app-level attacks via Intrinsic runtime policies
In this post, we cover how we built a Netlify Lambda Vue CLI plugin that integrates with existing projects to build and serve AWS Lambda functions.
In previous posts, we’ve raved about how awesome forms are, especially when you get to take full advantage of them without having to even configure a backend to handle data collection. In this post, we cover how we can turbocharge our form workflows with serverless functions.
Learn how to use the popular node express.js framework with functions on Netlify.
What "serverless" truly means for developers and 5 characteristics that define a serverless application
This tutorial demonstrates how to build OAuth flow with Intercom, simple-outh2 and Netlify Functions
This tutorial demonstrates how to build a CRUD backend using Netlify serverless functions and FaunaDB as the datastore.
Netlify's AWS Lambda integration now includes support for Node.js 8.10
Take a deeper look at how to use Netlify Functions together with Netlify’s Identity feature to access and update user data, and allow your users to send you a message that you receive directly on Slack. All it takes is a little bit of glue code to bring the services together.
Netlify now handles your serverless AWS Lambda functions so you don't have to. Bring all the power of microservices to your site without setting up servers, writing server-side code, or managing multiple accounts.
Create a URL shortener that uses your own custom domain with Netlify Functions and Forms
Side projects are especially awesome when they help you solve a real-life problem. During a recent problem-solving expedition I encountered a roadblock that I’d bet prevents a lot of us developers from finishing our side projects: just because a solution is possible, doesn’t mean it’s …
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to build a serverless, SEO-friendly CMS-powered blog using React, ButterCMS, and Netlify.
The Netlify CMS documentation is colocated with the open source repository but hosted from an entirely different repository for the website. Keeping these two repositories in sync is easy with the help of Serverless webhooks and Netlify Continuous Deployment.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Ryan Scott Brown and David Wells to examine the rise of Functions as a Service (FaaS).
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Daniel Olson, Lead Developer at J2 Design and Shinichi Nishikawa, WordPress enthusiast and key reviewer in WordPress.org’s Theme Review Team.
This tutorial demonstrates how to create a Serverless project that uploads files directly to S3.
In Episode 4 of JAMstack Radio, Brian and Ryan are joined by engineer David Wells who explains the Serverless Framework and automation using AWS Lambda. The three cover topics including potential pain points of complex microservices, advantages of event-driven architectures, and writing …
This is part two of a tutorial about the Serverless Framework - In this part we will create custom lambda functions for “Serverless Beer”, a (fictitious) craft beer company.
Finding a modern toolset to create truly fast, secure and dynamic sites has been an endless search. With JAMstack and the Serverless approach, we have just that. JAMstack sites are fast and secure by nature, and while they are static, 90% of the features that once required a custom backend …
See the submissions for your backend-less forms directly on Netlify.