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Twitter AMA with the App Service Team #AppServiceAMA!!

The Azure App service team will host a special Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Twitter, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 9 AM to 11 AM PST. You can tweet to @AzureSupport with #AppServiceAMA with your questions about the service. What’s an AMA session? We’ll have folks from across the Azure App Service engineering team available to answer any questions you… Read more

Learn how to orchestrate serverless functions by scraping APIs in 8 minutes

Our scenario The project I’m working on requires me to retrieve information from multiple sources like the NuGet and GitHub API. Let’s bring into focus how I’m downloading data from the GitHub API. If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably already heard me talk about it. Ever ended up on a sample that should… Read more

Announcing Linux on App Service Environment General Availability

Interested in deploying your Linux or containerized web app in an Azure Virtual Network? Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment. As we announced in our public preview, our Linux customers will be able… Read more

PHP Minor Version + Xdebug Update for August 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In August 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions. For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change log 7.1.19 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.19 7.2.7 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.7   Additionally, the Xdebug binaries will be updated. … Read more

Introducing Restore from Snapshots (Preview)

Azure App Service Snapshots now in public preview Today we are announcing the public preview release of Azure App Service Snapshots. Snapshots are automatic periodic backups available for Premium SKU web apps. Snapshots are managed internally by Azure App Service and provide reliable, hassle-free backups of your web apps. Snapshots contain both the contents of… Read more

App Service Diagnostics Comes to Functions, ASE, and More!

Have you ever had issues with an unhealthy web app? Last year, we launched App Service Diagnostics, an intelligent and guided troubleshooting experience that points you and the right direction to diagnose and solve issues of your web app (without having to configuring anything special to enable this feature!). Since then, we’ve read all the… Read more

Announcing the Linux on App Service Environment Public Preview

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Linux on App Service Environment (ASE). Finally, our Linux customers will be able to take advantage of deploying Linux web apps into an App Service Environment, which is perfect for deploying applications into a VNet for secure network access or apps running at a high… Read more

Announcing the Availability of Azure Functions in National Clouds

To further our commitment of providing the latest in cloud innovation for each and every one of our customers, we’re excited to announce the availability of Azure Functions in three separate national clouds – China, Germany and United States Government.  National or sovereign clouds are physically and logically network-isolated instances of Microsoft’s cloud service, which are confined within the geographic boundaries of specific countries and operated by local… Read more

Major Version Updates to Node and PHP on App Service on Linux

We’ve recently released new versions to Node and PHP on App Service on Linux! For Node, we have added: 9.4 8.9 8.8 8.2 For PHP, we have added: 7.2 If you already have an existing web app that you would like to update to the new versions, navigate to the “Application Settings” from the left-hand… Read more

Exciting New Features in App Service Diagnostics

Have you checked out App Service diagnostics yet? In November 2017, we announced the general availability of App Service diagnostics, our new self-service diagnostic and troubleshooting experiencing to help you resolve issues with your web app. Since then, based on your feedback, we’ve enabled several exciting features in the past few months. TCP Connections We… Read more