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Support for Open Source Technologies on Microsoft Azure App Service

Sample Nodejs App on Azure App services

  • Create a azure webapp
  • Browse to Kudu
    In your favorite Microsoft browser, surf to http://<sitename> Ex: if your Azure App Service Web App name is “example”, then surf to Once there, you will see the interface below:
  • step1
  • Click ‘Debug Console’ and select ‘CMD’
    step2Traverse to wwwroot folder



  • Create app.js file and enter below content: > touch app.js
  • Create web.config file and enter below content: > touch web.config
  • Navigate to http://<sitename> and you should see a “hello world” message