Azure Functions: Build an ecommerce processor using Braintree’s API

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

Azure Functions: Send email using SendGrid

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: Access KeyVault Secrets with a Cert-secured Service Principal

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