OpenWhisk Serverless Chaining Functions example in NodeJS

This example demonstrates chaining functions in NodeJS.

Serverless Boilerplate - OpenWhisk - Node.js

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 Provider Plugin & Service Dependencies

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

3. Invoke sequence function

serverless invoke --function chained_seq --data '{"message": "a b c d e"}'

-f is also shorthand for --function

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

{
    "message": "e d c b a"
}

4. Invoke chained function

serverless invoke --function manual_seq --data '{"message": "a b c d e"}'

-f is also shorthand for --function

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

{
    "message": "e d c b a"
}

For more information on the Serverless OpenWhisk plugin, please see the project repository: https://serverless.com/framework/docs/providers/openwhisk/guide/credentials/.