Serverless computing is sweeping the cloud industry and transforming how we're building applications on the cloud. Node.js has been the first language each of the major serverless providers has supported from day 1. Node.js applications written for serverless are changing from their "server"ed past. We'll discuss why serverless went Node.js first, what impact this will have on Node.js developers, and finally, what consequences this might have on Node.js's ecosystem.
Chris is one of the creators of and program managers for Azure Functions. He helps drive Serverless strategy at Microsoft. In the past, he's helped deliver and improve Node.js experiences for SQL, Mobile, and Web technologies on Microsoft Azure.