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  • Integrate Azure Functions with other Azure services
  • Understand cloud application development using Azure Functions
  • Employ durable functions for developing reliable and durable serverless applications
  • Use SendGrid and Twilio services
  • Explore code reusability and refactoring in Azure Functions
  • Configure serverless applications in a production environment

Microsoft provides a solution for easily running small segments of code in the cloud with Azure Functions. The second edition of Azure Serverless Computing Cookbook starts with intermediate-level recipes on serverless computing along with some use cases demonstrating the benefits and key features of Azure Functions. You’ll explore the core aspects of Azure Functions, such as the services it provides, how you can develop and write Azure Functions, and how to monitor and troubleshoot them.

As you make your way through the chapters, you’ll get practical recipes on integrating DevOps with Azure Functions, and providing continuous integration and continuous deployment with Azure DevOps. This book also provides hands-on, step-by-step tutorials based on real-world serverless use cases to guide you through configuring and setting up your serverless environments with ease. You will also learn how to build solutions for complex, real-world, workflow-based scenarios quickly and with minimal code using Durable Functions. In the concluding chapters, you will ensure enterprise-level security within your serverless environment. The most common tips and tricks that you need to be aware of when working with Azure Functions on production environments will also be covered in this book.

By the end of this book, you will have all the skills required for working with serverless code architecture, providing continuous delivery to your users.

  • Leverage practical use cases to build a robust serverless environment
  • Enhance Azure Functions with continuous deployment using Visual Studio Team Services
  • Deploy and manage cost-effective and highly available serverless applications using Azure Functions
Page Count 424
Course Length 12 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781789615265
Date Of Publication 30 Nov 2018


Praveen Kumar Sreeram

Praveen Kumar Sreeram is an author, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and certified Azure Solutions Architect. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of development, analysis, design, and the delivery of applications of various technologies. His projects range from custom web development using ASP.NET and MVC to building mobile apps using the cross-platform Xamarin technology for domains such as insurance, telecom, and wireless expense management. He has been given the Most Valuable Professional award twice by one of the leading social community websites, CSharpCorner, for his contributions to the Microsoft Azure community through his articles. Praveen is highly focused on learning about technology, and blogs about his learning regularly. You can also follow him on Twitter at @PrawinSreeram. Currently, his focus is on analyzing business problems and providing technical solutions for various projects related to Microsoft Azure and .NET Core.

Jason Marston

Jason Marston is a Cloud Solution Architect based in England. He was recruited by Microsoft because of his OSS background. Jason has worked with Java since version 1 and has a long history with open source. He has over 30 years' experience of developing software and now helps organizations migrate and modernize legacy applications to the cloud. Jason was an SME in the Worldwide Communities project at Microsoft and, as part of the leadership team for those communities, helped many people solve their problems by adopting Java on Azure. In his spare time, Jason reads science fiction books and has two children who think he is a geek/nerd.