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August 2017 App Service update

This month we rolled out a few major releases for App Service including: Azure App Service on Linux, Web Apps for containers, New Azure Functions browse, File System Quota and IP Restrictions UX and Bot Apps on App Service…. Read more

Custom hostnames with App Service

Introduction App Service has been supporting custom hostnames for a while now, you can read about this feature here. App Service has a shared front-end so before you can use a custom hostname with your app, you need to verify domain ownership by creating the required DNS records. This is done to prevent hostname squatting… Read more

Pick the right data solution for Azure App Service

App Service makes building data driven solutions easier via the Azure portal. Azure app service supports various data solutions like SQL , MySQL  etc. To help understand how these data solutions work with App Service (Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Functions) and pick the right solution based on your needs, view the table below.  * Free Azure SQL… Read more

Azure Mobile Apps Quickstart Samples available as GitHub repositories

We recently made a change to the way that we manage the Azure Mobile Apps quickstarts. In the past, when you created a Mobile App, you could go to the Quickstart blade and download a client. This mechanism is still available to you. However, we have also made these quickstart projects available as GitHub repositories…. 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