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DevOps for Serverless Applications by Shashikant Bangera

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Creating a hello world OpenWhisk action

The prerequisites for this tutorial is an IBM cloud account (free trial) and knowledge of Node.js (which we have used throughout the book). We will be starting with a simple example first and then move towards applying automation to the tutorial code as we go on with the chapter. So, let's create a simple hello world application with Node.js on the user interface of IBM Bluemix Cloud and then execute/invoke it.

To create an OpenWhisk action, go through the following steps:

  1. Go to the OpenWhisk console at https://console.bluemix.net/openwhisk/ in the IBM Cloud.
  2. Log into the IBM Cloud and click Start Creating to use OpenWhisk from your browser and enter the editor.
  3. Click Create Action from the multiple ...

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