Azure App Service and Functions team Blog

The latest from the App Service and Functions engineering teams

Check out App Service sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2018!

We’re getting excited leading up to Microsoft Ignite happening between September 24-28! As usual, there are many amazing sessions, announcements, demos, interactions and content planned. Can’t make it to Ignite? No worries, we’ve got you covered! Log in to the Microsoft Ignite site to tune in to the keynotes live. We’ll also publish recordings of… Read more

Azure Functions feeding your Serverless appetite at Microsoft Ignite 2018!

Microsoft Ignite is taking place between September 24-28 and we can’t wait for it to finally arrive! We are looking forward to all the great interactions with our customers, learning about the various new scenarios being solved with Serverless and of course announcing all the exciting news we’ve been keeping under the wraps! Can’t make… 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

App Service Deployment Center (Preview)

We are happy to announce a new preview experience for setting up deployments to Azure App Service. Deployment Center is a centralized overview for all of the deployment options available to you. It also provides a guided experience to set up your deployments…. Read more

April 2018 App Service update

We had a busy April, check out all the new features and improvements for App Service including support for Kubernetes and Docker Compose, New pricing and much more!… Read more

PHP Minor Version Update for June 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In June 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 5.6.36 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.36 7.0.30 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.30 7.1.17 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.17 7.2.5 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.5… Read more

Revised Scaling Experience for Standard and Premium

The App Service team is delighted to announce a revised scaling experience between Basic, Standard, and Premium App Service plans that will make it easier for customers to scale up to more performant VMs at the same price point…. Read more

New SSH Experience and Remote Debugging for Linux Web Apps

The App Service team is happy to announce the Public Preview of a new SSH experience and the remote debugging capability for Linux app developers. In this release, we’re also enabling SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) for Linux web app content management. What’s new? We’re introducing a new TCP tunneling technology for Azure App Service,… Read more

App Service Authentication/Authorization Coming to Linux Apps

Following our communication earlier in the year, the App Service team is happy to announce that the App Service Authentication/Authorization feature is now available to Linux apps.  What’s App Service authentication/authorization feature?  Azure App Service provides built-in authentication and authorization support, so you can sign in users and access data by writing minimal or no… Read more

Get Community driven Docker images for Web app for Containers

You can now find community driven docker images to try out on Web App for Containers on Github. These images follow best practices for Web app for containers , contain SSH for debugging purposes. How to deploy These docker images can be found on Docker hub on hub.docker.com/r/appsvcorg.  Use the latest tag for the most recent… Read more