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Announcing Try App Service: Web App on Linux (Containers)

Web App on Linux is now available for Try App Service. You can now create free trial Web App running on Linux App Service without credit card. All you need is an MSA account. App Service Web App on Linux (Preview) enables developers to run their cloud apps natively on Docker Containers for Linux. It… Read more

Introducing Azure App Service Support Center

“Why was my Web App down?” “How do I fix it?”   These are the common questions with no easy answers. Wouldn’t it be nice if solutions on what to do next are readily available? The Azure App Service Support Center is the answer. You can access it via “Diagnose and solve problems” in the… Read more

New integrated portal for Azure Functions

I’m excited to announce a new integrated portal experience for Azure Functions, which provides a more streamlined experience that is more integrated with the rest of the Azure Portal. It’s now much easier to manage one or more Function Apps…. Read more

Azure Functions now has direct integration with Application Insights

Today we’re encouraging everyone to go give Azure Functions’ Application Insights integration a try. You can find full instructions and notes on how it works at https://aka.ms/func-ai. Now it takes (nearly) zero effort to add Application Insights to your Azure Functions and immediately unlock a powerful tool for monitoring your applications. Application Insights is now… Read more

Announcing Azure Functions OpenAPI (Swagger) support preview

Today we are announcing preview support for editing and hosting OpenAPI 2.0 (Swagger) metadata in Azure Functions. API authoring is a popular application of Functions, and Swagger metadata allows a whole network of Swagger compliant software to easily integrate with those APIs. We are adding a Swagger template generator to create a quickstart Swagger file from… Read more

Azure Mobile Apps Node.js SDK v4.0

Today, in our final Azure Mobile Apps release of the year, we are releasing a new version of the server-side Azure Mobile Apps Node.js SDK. It’s labelled v4.0 because of important breaking changes, but does not introduce any new features. Breaking Changes If dynamic schema was enabled, inserting an item with new columns would also… Read more

App Service Continuous Delivery Preview

Continuing the partnership between App Service and Visual Studio Team Services, we have a new preview experience for setting up a continuous delivery pipeline to automate the source control, build, test and deployment of your solutions to App Service. The new experience is accessible through the settings menu under App Deployment > Continuous Delivery (Preview)… Read more

Azure Mobile Apps for Apache Cordova reaches GA

Today, we are releasing the Azure Mobile Apps SDK for Apache Cordova as a GA product. This completes the suite of mobile platforms that Azure Mobile Apps supports. You can read more about this release: Tutorials (Getting Started, Authentication, Offline Data Sync, Push Notifications) HOWTO API Documentation The full suite of SDKs for Azure Mobile… Read more