John McKim

VP of Product & Technology at A Cloud Guru, Serverless enthusiast, writer, home cook and terrible gardener.

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I'm John, the VP of Product & Technology at A Cloud Guru.

I enjoy writing and speaking about technology and building teams.

I live and work in Melbourne, Australia.

Functions as a Service (FaaS) and Serverless Architectures are catching imaginations of developers. Early adopters, like me, have been learning, exploring and creating Serverless applications...

June 28, 2016

Over the last month I have been exploring and learning about the Serverless Framework. After learning about the framework itself, I decided to explore Continuous Deployments with Serverless...

June 20, 2016

The Serverless Framework is relatively new application framework for developing applications on AWS Lambda and API Gateway. I recently wrote a five part series about my experiences learning the Serverless Framework...

June 10, 2016

In Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 of this series, we have learnt how to use API Gateway and AWS Lambda to build a web application. Web applications are often supported by other worker systems...

June 4, 2016

In Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this series, we have taken a simple Express app and converted it to the Serverless Framework...

May 31, 2016

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series we looked at accepting requests with AWS Lambda by converting a simple Express app to Serverless...

May 27, 2016

In Part 1 of this series we looked at how to get started with AWS Lambda by converting a simple Express App to Serverless....

May 24, 2016

AWS Lambda and other compute services (Google Cloud Functions, Azure Functions, ect), are playing an increasingly more important role in Application Architecture...

May 21, 2016