Mixing Google Cloud Functions and Express

Mixing Google Cloud Functions and Express

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Google Cloud Functions are an awesome tool, which I have already described a couple of times in other posts. If you look at the functions triggered by HTTP calls, they turn out to be regular Express handlers. There are probably some differences in the internals, but that’s not something that would drastically change how you write your functions.

So, the question is: Can you run the functions written with Cloud Functions in mind with an Express application? Or, the other way around: Can you split your Express application to separate Cloud Functions? This question may sound like a pure experiment, but I can imagine a situation where this could be useful. You may have already an application running in an App Engine instance, but you don’t want to handle that anymore — splitting into a bunch of Cloud Function makes perfect sense.

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May 19, 2017 at 05:09AM

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