Azure Functions .NET UG Tour

A few months ago I put together an Azure Functions lightening talk to present at MS Ignite and I've realized that there was so much more to be said than 15 minutes. So I've turned it into a full talk and the idea of this talk was to cover from end-to-end the whole development lifecycle of Azure Functions and also give several different ways to do so. In this talk, I give an overview of Serverless, the pros and cons, when not to use it and a few other things. I won't put the whole content of the talk in »

Azure Functions: Proxies

Azure Functions Proxies has just been announced as preview a couple of days ago and I played with it for a little while. It really fills the gap for a lot of people. First of all, if you haven't played with proxies yet, go to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-proxies to get started, then come back here :D and... Let's take some simple scenarios: Simplifying URL I've got a simple Azure Function and the full URL to call it is https://demotspfunction.azurewebsites.net/api/SimpleHttpGetCall/?name=test and I want to tidy the URL a bit »

Azure Functions: Getting Started

Alright, so this is for a developer who's never created an Azure Function and want to get started. If you're not a dev and just want to get a feel of it, this is probably not a post for you, go to the Azure Portal and follow their steps to create an azure function using the UI. But if you are a dev, here I'm gonna cover creating a brand new Azure Functions in Visual Studio, configuring Continuous Integration and adding some integrations to it. Tools: Visual Studio 2015 or later Visual Studio Tools for Azure Functions Azure Storage Explorer »