I had great fun yesterday presenting at the Sydney Serverless Meetup on the currently in-preview support for Java on Azure Functions. Rather than throw the slides up somewhere online I thought I'd write a blog that covers the content with the added bonus of giving you the option to dig into items in more detail. … Continue reading Azure Functions for Java developers
This post covers an approach you can use to deploy compiled C# Functions using the tooling available in Visual Studio 2017 and various Build and Release Management Tasks contained in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). Note that this post discusses deploying to the v1 Functions runtime platform. I was lucky enough to speak with Damian … Continue reading Multi-environment deployments for Compiled C# Azure Functions with VSTS Release Management
I'm really excited about this opportunity to share the power of Azure with the developer and IT Pro community in France that is soon to gain local Azure Regions in which to build their solutions. If you live in the surrounding areas I'd love to see you there. More details available via Meetup.
"The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning you didn't even think to ask." - Jeff Johnson - 180° South I thought with the announcement at Build 2017 of the preview of the Functions tooling for Visual Studio 2017 that I would take a look back on the journey I've been on with Functions … Continue reading A Year with Azure Functions
In this blog I am continuing with my series covering useful scenarios for using Azure Functions - today I'm going to cover how you can process payments by using Functions with Braintree's payment gateway services. I'm not going to go into the details of setting up and configuring your Braintree account, but what I will … Continue reading Azure Functions: Build an ecommerce processor using Braintree’s API
Prior to Azure Functions announcing their General Availability (GA) I had previously used SendGrid as an output binding in order to send email messages. Since GA, however, the ability to use SendGrid remains undocumented (I assume to give the Functions team time to test and document the binding properly) and the old approach I was … Continue reading Azure Functions: Send email using SendGrid
Azure Functions is one of those services in Azure that is seeing a massive amount of uptake. People are using it for so many things, some of which require access to sensitive information at runtime. At time of writing this post there is a pending Feature Request for Functions to support storing configuration items in … Continue reading Azure Functions: Access KeyVault Secrets with a Cert-secured Service Principal