• Languages Lambda doesn’t natively support via Shim, such as Go
  • Binary install (install apex fast for continuous deployment in CI etc. ).
  • Hook support for running commands (transpile code, lint, etc. ).
  • Batteries are included, but not required (opt-in for higher level abstractions).
  • Resource management and project level functions.
  • Overrides and configuration inheritance
  • Command-line function invoke with JSON streams
  • Autocompletion of command & function names

You can find more information about Apex on its Medium site. Apex v0.9.0 was released by its creator, TJ Holowchuk, on May 10.