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#Google - Create

Creates a new service in the current working directory based on the specified template.

Create service in current working directory:

serverless create --template google-nodejs

Create service in new folder:

serverless create --template google-nodejs --path my-service

#Options

  • --template or -t The name of one of the available templates. Required if --template-url and --template-path are not present.
  • --template-url or -u The name of one of the available templates. Required if --template and --template-path are not present.
  • --template-path The local path of your template. Required if --template and --template-url are not present.
  • --path or -p The path where the service should be created.
  • --name or -n the name of the service in serverless.yml.

#Available Templates

To see a list of available templates run serverless create --help

Most commonly used templates:

  • google-nodejs

#Examples

#Creating a new service

serverless create --template google-nodejs --name my-special-service

This example will generate scaffolding for a service with google as a provider and nodejs as runtime. The scaffolding will be generated in the current working directory.

#Creating a named service in a (new) directory

serverless create --template google-nodejs --path my-new-service

This example will generate scaffolding for a service with google as a provider and nodejs as runtime. The scaffolding will be generated in the my-new-service directory. This directory will be created if not present. Otherwise Serverless will use the already present directory.

Additionally Serverless will rename the service according to the path you provide. In this example the service will be renamed to my-new-service.

#Creating a new service using a local template

serverless create --template-path path/to/my/template/folder --path path/to/my/service --name my-new-service

This will copy the path/to/my/template/folder folder into path/to/my/service and rename the service to my-new-service.

#Create service in new folder using a custom template

serverless create --template-url https://github.com/serverless/serverless/tree/master/lib/plugins/create/templates/google-nodejs --path myService

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