Tencent Express Component

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import serverlessTencentExpress from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/@serverless/tencent-express';


Serverless Express Tencent Cloud

Easily deploy Express.js applications to Tencent Cloud's serverless infrastructure using this Serverless Framework Component. Your application will auto-scale, never charge you for idle time, and require little-to-zero administration.




  1. Install
  2. Create
  3. Configure
  4. Deploy
  5. Remove



1. Install

$ npm install -g serverless

2. Create

Just create serverless.yml and .env files

$ touch .env # your Tencent API Keys
$ touch app.js
$ touch serverless.yml

Add the access keys of a Tencent CAM Role with AdministratorAccess in the .env file, using this format:

# .env
  • If you don't have a Tencent Cloud account, you could sign up first.

Initialize a new NPM package and install express:

npm init              # then keep hitting enter
npm i --save express  # install express

create your express app in app.js:

const express = require('express')
const app = express()

app.get('/', function(req, res) {
  res.send('Hello Express')

// set binary types
// app.binaryTypes = [*/*];

// don't forget to export!
module.exports = app

3. Configure

# serverless.yml

  component: '@serverless/tencent-express'
    region: ap-guangzhou
    runtime: Nodejs8.9

4. Deploy

$ sls --debug

  DEBUG ─ Resolving the template's static variables.
  DEBUG ─ Collecting components from the template.
  DEBUG ─ Downloading any NPM components found in the template.
  DEBUG ─ Analyzing the template's components dependencies.
  DEBUG ─ Creating the template's components graph.
  DEBUG ─ Syncing template state.
  DEBUG ─ Executing the template's components graph.
  DEBUG ─ Generating serverless handler...
  DEBUG ─ Generated serverless handler successfully.
  DEBUG ─ Compressing function express-test file to /Users/yugasun/Desktop/Develop/serverless/tencent-express/example/.serverless/express-test.zip.
  DEBUG ─ Compressed function express-test file successful
  DEBUG ─ Uploading service package to cos[sls-cloudfunction-ap-guangzhou-code]. sls-cloudfunction-default-express-test-1584355868.zip
  DEBUG ─ Uploaded package successful /Users/yugasun/Desktop/Develop/serverless/tencent-express/example/.serverless/express-test.zip
  DEBUG ─ Creating function express-test
  DEBUG ─ Created function express-test successful
  DEBUG ─ Setting tags for function express-test
  DEBUG ─ Creating trigger for function express-test
  DEBUG ─ Deployed function express-test successful
  DEBUG ─ Starting API-Gateway deployment with name ap-guangzhou-apigateway in the ap-guangzhou region
  DEBUG ─ Service with ID service-97m9tn6o created.
  DEBUG ─ API with id api-pvsf67t8 created.
  DEBUG ─ Deploying service with id service-97m9tn6o.
  DEBUG ─ Deployment successful for the api named ap-guangzhou-apigateway in the ap-guangzhou region.

    functionName:        express-test
        Name:        express-test
        Runtime:     Nodejs8.9
        Handler:     serverless-handler.handler
        MemorySize:  128
        Timeout:     3
        Region:      ap-guangzhou
        Namespace:   default
        Description: This is a template function
    region:              ap-guangzhou
    apiGatewayServiceId: service-97m9tn6o
    url:                 https://service-97m9tn6o-1251556596.gz.apigw.tencentcs.com/test/
    cns:                 (empty array)

  14s › ExpressFunc › done

You can now visit the output URL in the browser, and you should see the express response.

5. Remove

$ sls remove --debug

  DEBUG ─ Flushing template state and removing all components.
  DEBUG ─ Removed function express-test successful
  DEBUG ─ Removing any previously deployed API. api-pvsf67t8
  DEBUG ─ Removing any previously deployed service. service-97m9tn6o

  6s › ExpressFunc › done

New to Components?

Checkout the Serverless Components repo for more information.