Cloud Functions within Google Cloud

Join Google Cloud Developer Programs Engineer Charlie Engelke and learn how to use Cloud Functions. Stay up to date with the series and ask questions here:

Jan 21, 2022, 12:00 – 2:00 AM



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About this event

Join Google Cloud Developer Programs Engineer Charlie Engelke and learn how to use Cloud Functions. You will:

  • Create a small serverless application demonstrating a simple microservices architecture.
  • Create a Pub/Sub topic and subscription
  • Create Cloud Functions to process published messages in JavaScript and Python, using the Cloud Console UI, and using gcloud command-line interface in Google Cloud Shell.
  • Create a CloudSQL database to store the status of the processed widgets.
  • Use the Runtime Configurator to store and share credentials with Cloud Functions.
  • Create a Cloud Scheduler Job to call an HTTP endpoint.
  • How to filter and export Cloud Logging messages to Cloud Pub/Sub
  • How to trigger Cloud Functions from Pub/Sub
  • How to do write a Cloud Function to do simple processing
  • How to update a VM's metadata

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Network opportunity

Students who continue their journeys experiencing Google Cloud tools, and who earn three skill badges, will be invited to an exclusive Spotlight Series on Tuesday. Attendees will hear from a Google Cloud Customer about how they are utilizing Google Cloud and the importance of new hires earning success through Google Cloud Skills Boost skill badges.

If you have any questions or require additional details, please reach out to


  • Charlie Engelke

    Google Cloud

    Senior Developer Programs Engineer


  • Jonah Uellenberg

    GDSC Lead

  • Lucian Eckert-Dean

    Vice President

  • Jared Scarr

    Project Organizer

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    Workshop Organizer

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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