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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

Azure Functions Tools released for Visual Studio 2017 Update 3

Azure Functions Tools are now included in the Azure workload of Visual Studio 2017 Update 3. The tools support building and publishing a class library as the implementation of a Function App. Configure bindings and triggers using attributes in your code, rather than a separate metadata file…. Read more

Deployment Slots Preview for Azure Functions

The Azure Functions Consumption Plan now includes a preview of deployment slots. Deployment slots are a valuable component of a cloud ready application development lifecycle. The feature enables development and production environment separation to isolate critical production workloads. At the same time deployment slots create a natural bridge between development and production where the next… 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