Building .net core apps using AWS and the Serverless Framework

Jon has been building serverless applications for over 18 months, including simple APIs providing data for a front-end, to event-driven data pipelines providing new insights and applications. In this talk Jon will introduce the basics of serverless development and explain how to get up and running with the Serverless Framework on Amazon Web Services.He will reveal how his team succeeded in deploying a critical service into production in less than two weeks and share some of the hard-learned lessons gleaned on the way. Speaker Jon Vines is a software engineer and team lead at He has been building, deploying and operating systems for over ten years. He is interested in serverless, event-driven architectures and the application of DevOps principles and practices. Venue This meeting is at AutoTrader; they are in the office block in the square opposite HOME theatre on the corner of Whitworth Street West and Medlock Street. It's roughly halfway between Oxford Road and Deansgate railway stations and is a short walk from Deansgate-Castlefield tram stop. The building has a Pizza Express restaurant outside. There will be someone in the foyer who will sign you in and then tell you how to find the venue. This is a free event - there is no charge for a ticket.We often get enough RSVP's for there to be a waiting list; the list has always cleared by the early part of the week of the talk, but this relies on you releasing your ticket if you can no longer attend. Please remember to do this if your plans change. Please ensure we have an email address that you do look at, so we can let you know of any last minute changes; and please use your full name on the site as it's the only way we, or the fire service, can account for you in the case of an evacuation/emergency/fire etc. We order a van-load of pizza for our half time break. If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know via the group message forum. ( If you would need assistance to leave the building in the event of an evacuation then please let us know via the group message forum. ( Note for recruitment professionals - we don't exclude recruiters from our meetings but we would ask you to contact Rick Garner for a brief chat before you start attending. ScheduleDoors open from 18:15Intro and welcome 18:40Speaker 18:50 (with a break at some point )Wrap-up & prize raffle 20.45Close ~21:00(Don't feel bad if you have to leave early for a train/bus/lift home - no one will be offended) We then adjourn to a local bar for a drink and a natter - everyone is welcome to join us!

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