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Announcing Azure Functions Runtime preview 2

Customers have embraced Azure Functions because it allows them to focus on application innovation rather than infrastructure management. The simplicity of the Functions programming model that underpins the service, has been key to enable this. This model that allows developers to build event-driven solutions and easily bind their code to other services while using their favorite developer… Read more

Azure Functions Proxies is now Generally Available

Functions Proxies is an API toolkit built into Functions to enable you to build APIs faster! Proxies makes it easy to perform simple API operations, like nesting multiple Functions together under one API, as well as API fundamentals, like mock APIs, OpenAPI definitions, and monitoring. Since preview we’ve gotten a lot of awesome feedback and… Read more

Zip Push Deployment for Web Apps, Functions and WebJobs

With our most recent deployment of Kudu, we have introduced a new deployment option for web apps, Azure Functions and WebJobs: zip push deployment. Zipdeploy combines the simplicity of Kudu’s zip API with the flexibility and robustness of Kudu’s deployment features, like deletion of unused files from old deployments, history tracking and Auto Swap support…. Read more

My Intern Project: Microsoft Graph Bindings for Azure Functions

The following is a blog post written by one of our many amazing summer interns, Glenna. I had the pleasure of mentoring Glenna this past summer as she worked on a very exciting internship project: The Microsoft Graph bindings for Azure Functions, which was recently announced at Microsoft Ignite 2017. Glenna worked tirelessly on this project and was… 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

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

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