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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. A note of caution… 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

Publishing a .NET class library as a Function App

With our new Azure Functions runtime support for precompiled functions, you can now use familiar Visual Studio features such IntelliSense and unit testing. These features were among the top requests after we launched the preview Visual Studio Tools for Azure Functions. This also enables an improved development workflow for customers who feel that that class… Read more

Azure Functions F# support is now generally available

Today, we’re happy to announce that F# is now generally available for all users of Azure Functions. Now that the API is stable, anyone can build production applications with Functions written in F#. You can get started today by using one of the F# templates in the portal today. Getting started with F#  and HTTP… Read more

Announcing Azure Functions support for Serverless Framework

Today we’ve officially announced preview support for the Azure Functions Serverless Framework plugin. The Serverless Framework is an open source tool which allows you to deploy auto-scaling, pay-per-execution, event-driven functions to any cloud. It helps abstract away the details of your Serverless resources and lets you focus on the important part – your application. With… Read more

Azure Functions portal and host improvements

Based on lots of great customer feedback, we’ve redesigned the Azure Functions portal experience. Now you can see more of your code and see your logs and the Run window at the same time. The Run window has new features for HTTP-triggered functions: you can now specify the HTTP verb and add query parameters and request headers…. Read more