Exo Integration Engine: FaaS, Actions, Triggers

v1.0.2 2019-07-08 14:44 UTC

README

Inspired by the trends in Serverless / FaaS / Cloud Functions.

Features:

  • Provides a framework to build, call and test reusable, stateless, language agnostic functions (actions).
  • A language agnostic (json) format to define inputs, outputs and configs that your actions need.
  • "Exo Actions" are bundled into reusable "Exo Packages"
  • Configure your Exo instance with a exo.config.json file, importing all the packages your app needs.
  • Uses JSON Schema to validate every request, response, input, output and config.
  • An HTTP end-point server to serve your functions.
  • A Console tool to help build, test and debug your Exo functions.

Examples:

The example/ directory contains an example package with 2 functions, one implemented in PHP, and one generically executing an external CLI tool.

To test it out:

cp .env.dist .env
edit .env # setup your EXO_CONFIG path
bin/exo action example/hello-php -i greeting=Hello -i name=Alice
bin/exo run example/hello-php -i greeting=Hello -i name=Alice

This will call the hello-php Action, passing input arguments through stdin.

Status

Exo is currently in an experimental phase, and some of the features are under construction.

License

MIT. Please refer to the license file for details.

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