OpenWhisk Serverless Boilerplate using Docker example in NodeJS

This example shows a Serverless boilerplate using Docker in NodeJS.

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Serverless Boilerplate - OpenWhisk - Node.js & Docker

Make sure serverless is installed. See installation guide.

You will also need to set up your OpenWhisk account credentials using environment variables or a configuration file. Please see the this guide for more information.

1. Install Service Dependencies & Provider Plugin

npm install in this directory to download the modules from package.json.

2. Deploy

serverless deploy or sls deploy. sls is shorthand for the Serverless CLI command

$ serverless deploy
Serverless: Packaging service...
Serverless: Compiling Functions...
Serverless: Compiling API Gateway definitions...
Serverless: Compiling Rules...
Serverless: Compiling Triggers & Feeds...
Serverless: Deploying Functions...
Serverless: Deploying Sequences...
Serverless: Deployment successful!

Service Information
namespace:	_
service:	testing

testing-dev-location_sunrise_sunset    testing-dev-sunrise_sunset    testing-dev-location_from_address    testing-dev-jq

3. Invoke sequence function

serverless invoke -f location_sunrise_sunset -d '{"address": "london"}'

-f is also shorthand for --function

In your terminal window you should see the response from Apache OpenWhisk

    "results": {
        "astronomical_twilight_end": "8:26:54 PM",
        "day_length": "12:48:55",
        "civil_twilight_begin": "5:06:55 AM",
        "solar_noon": "12:05:03 PM",
        "sunrise": "5:40:36 AM",
        "civil_twilight_end": "7:03:11 PM",
        "sunset": "6:29:31 PM",
        "nautical_twilight_end": "7:43:44 PM",
        "astronomical_twilight_begin": "3:43:12 AM",
        "nautical_twilight_begin": "4:26:22 AM"
    "status": "OK"

For more information on the Serverless OpenWhisk plugin, please see the project repository: