Azure App Service and Functions team Blog

The latest from the App Service and Functions engineering teams

//DevTalk : App Service – SSL Settings Revamp

App Service SSL settings experience is one of the most used features in App Service. Based on customer feedback we are making the following changes to the UX to address and improve the overall experience of managing certificates in Azure App Service. Tabs The new SSL settings experience divides the features into 3 tabs. Namely SSL… Read more

Avoid downtime due to Docker Hub’s scheduled maintenance window on August 25th

Summary Docker has scheduled a maintenance window for Docker Hub on Saturday August 25th, which has potential impacts to App Service customers. For Web App for Containers (using custom Docker image), customers will not be able to create new web apps using a Docker container image from Docker Hub during the maintenance window.  Customers can… Read more

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update 3 Released

This afternoon we released the third update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capabilities: Support for use of SQL Server Always On for Azure App Service Resource Provider databases. Updates to App Service Tenant, Admin, Functions portals and Kudu tools. Updates to ASP.Net Core,… Read more

Twitter AMA with the App Service Team #AppServiceAMA!!

The Azure App service team will host a special Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Twitter, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 9 AM to 11 AM PST. You can tweet to @AzureSupport with #AppServiceAMA with your questions about the service. What’s an AMA session? We’ll have folks from across the Azure App Service engineering team available to answer any questions you… Read more

Windows Containers on Azure App Service Public Preview

This morning we announced the public preview of Windows Container support on Azure App Service Web App for Containers.  You can read the announcement blog, which covers the new capabilities and Dv3 powered SKUs, here – https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/announcing-the-public-preview-of-windows-container-support-in-azure-app-service/ This public preview will enable new opportunities for customers looking to modernize their existing applications.  For example here are… Read more

Learn how to orchestrate serverless functions by scraping APIs in 8 minutes

Our scenario The project I’m working on requires me to retrieve information from multiple sources like the NuGet and GitHub API. Let’s bring into focus how I’m downloading data from the GitHub API. If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably already heard me talk about it. Ever ended up on a sample that should… Read more

PHP Minor Version Update for September 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In September 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions. For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.37 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.37 7.0.31 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.31 7.1.20 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.20 7.2.8 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.8… Read more