Edge functions can be potentially game changing. You get the power of serverless functions but running at the CDN level - meaning the response is incredibly fast. All the providers are piling into the space – AWS, Cloudflare, Netlify and Vercel to name just a few – but all the offerings are quite different. In this talk, we’ll explore why edge functions can be powerful, the different offerings available, and examples of how you can use them on different providers.
Brian Rinaldi is a Developer Experience Engineer at LaunchDarkly with over 20 years experience as a developer for the web. Brian is actively involved in the community running developer meetups via CFE.dev and Orlando Devs. He’s the editor of the Jamstacked newsletter and co-editor of Mobile Dev Weekly and co-author of The Jamstack Book from Manning.