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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

Announcing MySQL in-app for Web Apps (Windows)

MySQL in-app feature enables running MySql natively on Azure App Service platform.You don’t need to provision a database explicitly as during the creation of the web app when using this feature,  we take care of enabling it if you select “MySQL in-app ” during creation or if the feature is turned ON for existing web… Read more

Creating a local PFX copy of App Service Certificate

Introduction Last year, we introduced ‘App Service Certificate’, a certificate lifecycle management offering. Azure portal provides a user-friendly experience for creating App Service Certificates and using them with App Service Apps. You can read more about this service here. While the portal provides first class experience for deploying App Service Certificate through Key Vault to… Read more

Processing 100,000 Events Per Second on Azure Functions

Customers often ask us about the scalability/throughput limits of the consumption plan for Azure Functions. The short answer is always “it depends, what does your workload look like?”. Today I want to talk about running high scale Event Hub / IOT Hub workloads on Functions and some key points to be aware of in order… Read more

Announcing Azure App Service Companion preview

Today when you are managing your existing Azure App Service assets you have two options, the Azure Portal, or Azure CLI both of this experiences are great when used in your laptop/desktop regardless of what operating system you are using; however, neither of them are tailored for use in mobile scenarios, this is where Azure… Read more

Running Azure Functions Locally with the CLI and VS Code

Lots of customers have been asking how to develop Azure Functions on a local development machine, before pushing working code to Azure. I’m happy to announce that you can now use either Visual Studio 2015 or your favorite editor and local development tools and trigger from events in your Azure resources…. Read more

Revisiting Windows Azure Pack Web Sites V2 Support Lifecycle Dates

Windows Azure Pack Web Sites V2 is an on-premises, high density, multi-tenant web hosting for service providers and enterprise IT and provides an experience similar to the predecessor to Azure App Service, Azure Web Sites.  The product is deployed on top of Windows Server 2012 R2 and is an optional add-on to Windows Azure Pack…. Read more

Develop Azure Functions on any platform

I’m excited to announce that we have ported Azure Functions to .NET Core 2.0! Both the runtime and the Azure Functions Core Tools are now cross-platform. Now, you can debug C# and JavaScript functions on a Mac or Linux using the Core Tools and Visual Studio Code…. Read more

Deploying Azure Web App Certificate through Key Vault

Introduction As part of App Service Certificate (ASC) offering, we now support certificate deployment through Azure Key Vault (AKV). ASC stores the private certificate into a user provided Key Vault Secret (KVS). When an ASC is deployed into a Web App, Web App Resource Provider (RP) actually deploys it from the KVS associated with ASC…. Read more