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Apache OpenWhisk resources and tips.

Apache OpenWhisk is a cloud-first distributed event-based programming service. It provides a programming model to upload event handlers to a cloud service, and register the handlers to respond to various events.

Learn more at http://openwhisk.orgor try it on IBM Cloud Functions.



Articles, tutorials and blogs on building serverless applications using Apache OpenWhisk.

Sample Applications

Sample open-source projects built using the OpenWhisk platform



Podcasts, videos, presentations and other content about Apache OpenWhisk.





Tutorials and other material to help you learn OpenWhisk


Links to samples, libraries and projects for running Actions using different languages.

Platform Runtimes

  • JavaScript - OpenWhisk runtime for Node.js (v6 & v8).
  • Java - OpenWhisk runtime for Java 8.
  • Python - OpenWhisk runtime for Python 2.7 & 3
  • Swift - OpenWhisk runtime for Swift 3 & 4.
  • Docker - OpenWhisk runtime for Docker Actions using SDK.
  • PHP - OpenWhisk runtime for PHP 7.2 and 7.1
  • Go - OpenWhisk runtime for Go lang.
  • Ruby - OpenWhisk runtime for Ruby lang.

Community Examples

  • Scala - Example article with Github code for running OpenWhisk Actions in Scala.
  • Haskell - Haskell-based OpenWhisk services
  • Docker Examples - Run Clojure, Erlang, Ruby and Rust Actions on OpenWhisk using Docker.
  • Rust - Blog post and library for building Rust language Actions.
  • COBOL - Run serverless COBOL programs on OpenWhisk
  • QBASIC - QBASIC on OpenWhisk
  • Kotlin - IBM Functions (OpenWhisk) runtime for Kotlin Actions
  • Prolog - OpenWhisk Runtimes for SWI Prolog
  • Ballerina - Apache OpenWhisk runtime for Ballerina
  • Blue Cloud Mirror - Fun game built with Vue.js, TensorFlow and IBM technologies

Feed Providers

Examples of integrating OpenWhisk with external event sources.


Tools and utilities to help you be more productive with OpenWhisk

Client Libraries

  • Node.js - JavaScript client library for the OpenWhisk platform.


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