Part 1/2: Getting started with serverless WebAssembly

Room 4
15:00 - 16:00

Talk (60 min)

Learning a new technology can be daunting, and getting started with WebAssembly on the server requires getting up to speed with both new concepts and new tooling.

With Spin, we want to bring a delightful developer experience to building, distributing, and running serverless functions and microservices with WebAssembly.

As with any exciting early ecosystem, there are a lot of tools, libraries, and CLIs out there, and figuring out how and if they work together can be difficult. With Spin, our goal is to empower developers to go from nothing to building and iterating on their application in just a few commands: `spin new` , `spin build`, and `spin up` is all you need to remember.

In this workshop, we will give a guided tour into building your first serverless applications with WebAssembly and Spin with some of your favorite programming languages (such as Rust, C#, JavaScript and TypeScript, and even Python or Go).

Mikkel Mørk Hegnhøj

Mikkel Mørk Hegnhøj is the head of product and developer relationship at Fermyon. He has a long background in product management, customer success, and developer engagement at Microsoft, working on products such as Service Fabric, Azure Kubernetes Services, Azure Container Instances, and the open-source project Virtual Kubelet. He’s passionate about developer and operator experiences, with a mission to make the path from idea to reality frictionless and quick. Mikkel lives in a tiny and beautiful village in Denmark.

Sohan Maheshwar

Sohan is a Developer Advocate at Fermyon, based in the Netherlands. He started his career as a developer building bespoke mobile apps and has worked in the developer relations space in companies such as Amazon, Gupshup and InMobi.
His interests outside work include visual arts, trivia, and playing frisbee.