Cloud, Containers, and Microservices

F03 Hands-On Workshop: Serverless + GraphQL - Build a GraphQL API, Connect it to a Serverless Function, and Deploy!


8:00am - 3:00pm

Level: Intermediate

Chris Noring

Senior Cloud Developer Advocate


Join us for this in-depth hands-on workshop and learn how to:

  • Build a GraphQL API and in doing so they learn the fundamentals of creating a schema, define resolvers and query said API,
  • Create microservices and Dockerize them, this will explain the concepts of a Microservice and how you can prepare this for the Cloud through Dockerizing it. It also makes it consumable for a GraphQL API, which we will show,
  • Host the API in a Serverless function and deploy the same, this will teach some fundamentals in Serverless function creation, debugging and deployment.

Attendee Requirements:

You must provide your own laptop computer (Windows or Mac) for this hands-on workshop.

Laptop Computer Configurations - please install prior to joining us in Las Vegas:

  • .NET Core
  • VS or VS Code (with C# extension)
  • Docker + Docker Compose, Docker is an optional part of the workshop but highly recommended
  • For deploy section of the workshop, Having set up a free Azure account
  • Node.js ( is needed for Azure Functions dependencies)

For Windows;

  • Have Node.js installed and then run “npm install -g azure-functions-core-tools@2” in the terminal

For Mac:

  • brew tap azure/functions
  • brew install azure-functions-core-tools