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Announcing Azure Functions OpenAPI (Swagger) support preview

Today we are announcing preview support for editing and hosting OpenAPI 2.0 (Swagger) metadata in Azure Functions. API authoring is a popular application of Functions, and Swagger metadata allows a whole network of Swagger compliant software to easily integrate with those APIs. We are adding a Swagger template generator to create a quickstart Swagger file from… Read more

Updating Migrated Azure Mobile Services Sites for Facebook Auth

If you use a combination of Azure Mobile Services and Facebook authentication, then you will have noticed that the Facebook authentication stopped working yesterday. This was due to the deprecation of an underlying Facebook OAuth protocol that the service relied on. If your Azure Mobile Services site has not been migrated yet, we have made… Read more

Create WordPress using Web Apps on Linux

Web Apps on Linux(Preview) allows running web apps natively on Linux. WordPress is popular blogging platform primarily used on Linux distributions.  Today we have released WordPress for App Service on Linux in the Azure marketplace that helps you quickly create a WordPress application on Web apps (Linux) . This docker image enables you to run a… Read more

Publishing a .NET class library as a Function App

Update #1: The Azure Functions CLI has been renamed to Azure Functions Core Tools. Update #2: We now have Visual Studio 2017 tooling for Azure Functions! You can use WebJobs attributes to configure triggers and bindings, so there is no need to manually author function.json. For more information, see the following: Visual Studio 2017 Tools for… Read more

Azure Functions F# support is now generally available

Today, we’re happy to announce that F# is now generally available for all users of Azure Functions. Now that the API is stable, anyone can build production applications with Functions written in F#. You can get started today by using one of the F# templates in the portal today. Getting started with F#  and HTTP… Read more

January/February 2017 App Service Update

Diagnose and solve problems App Service has a new experience for Diagnose and solve problems. With this new UI we make it easier to distinguish between application issues (your code) and platform issues (App Service). We also provide quick solutions (Fix it!) tailored to the problems you might be experiencing. The UI provides a view of… Read more

Custom Cultures Coming Soon to Azure App Service

In response to customer feedback the Azure App Service team is planning to add custom cultures at the end of March 2017. The culture definitions influence aspects like the writing system, the calendar, the sort order of strings, and formatting for dates and numbers. We recommend reviewing related code paths for your apps to properly… Read more

Announcing general availability for MySQL in-app

MySQL in-app was a preview feature launched last year in August.  The feature primary objective was to make it easier to build and test MySQL based applications on App Service.  Today, I am excited to announce general availability of MySQL in-app feature. Note : This MySQL in-app is specific to Windows version of Azure app… Read more

Migrate development database on MySQL in-app to production MySQL database

MySQL in-app feature on App service  has announced general availability today.  The feature has been keen on improve the experience of developing MySQL based applications on Azure App Service.  Once your application is ready to go live , you need to migrate the database content to your production database.  This can be tedious  task when done manually …. Read more