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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

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

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

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

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

Azure Mobile: Supporting IPv6 and the Apple Submission Process

Apple announced in September 2015 that from the 1st of June, all apps submitted to the iOS App Store for review must support IPv6 only networks. TL;DR – your app submissions will likely work just fine as long as you are not embedding IPv4 addresses or using IPv4 specific communication methods in your apps. For… Read more

Azure Functions Proxies public preview

Since we first released Azure Functions, we’ve seen a lot of customers using the service to build APIs. Functions is a fantastic way to quickly express an action, and the consumption plan is a great billing model for many types of applications. However, we’ve also heard that dealing with multiple functions could be easier. It’s… Read more