.NET applications on Azure

Build modern, scalable cloud apps on a cloud platform designed for .NET

Why .NET on Azure?

More cloud services

Take your cloud app development further by using more than 100 Azure services that support .NET natively.

Visual Studio tools

Take advantage of integrated Visual Studio developer tools, get started faster with project templates and be more productive with powerful debugging tools.

Faster, simpler development

Develop more easily with one-click deployment in Visual Studio, or use Azure DevOps to set up a CI/CD pipeline for your app.

Be more productive with Visual Studio

Develop, debug and monitor cloud applications locally, and deploy to production using powerful integration tools. Use the range of features and capabilities to create highly secure applications optimised for the cloud quickly and efficiently.

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Kick-start your cloud-enabled .NET apps using the latest unified SDKs

Streamline your cloud development with features such as HTTP retries, logging, and transport and authentication protocols.

Learn more in the Azure.Core shared library for .NET, or download the SDKs to get started.

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Migrate your .NET apps to Azure

Build, deploy and scale your .NET app with Azure App Service without managing infrastructure. Begin your .NET app migration journey to Azure App Service and Azure SQL Database today.

Web applications

Build .NET web applications that can be hosted easily in Azure with ASP.NET, a set of tools and libraries for building web applications and services. Get auto-scaling, patching, CI/CD, advanced performance monitoring and production debugging snapshots with Azure App Service to make building and running your web applications easier.

Build an ASP.NET web app in Azure

Serverless computing

Run code without worrying about infrastructure and only pay for the resources your code uses while running. Get an event-driven, serverless compute experience that fully supports .NET using Azure Functions.

Creating your first function

Data services

Use any data with managed database services from Azure. Create secure, scalable, globally redundant relational and non-relational data stores and easily access them with .NET.

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View C# code samples

Get started using C# code for building .NET apps on Azure. From basic web apps to analysing images with AI, advance your .NET application development with these code samples and tutorials.

Azure Services Every .NET Developer Needs to Know

Azure Quick Start Guide for .NET Developers

Find out which services can run your .NET applications and store your data more efficiently and securely.

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Modernise existing .NET apps with Azure and Windows Containers

See how to move your existing .NET framework server apps directly to the cloud, without rearchitecting or recoding entire applications.

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Architecting cloud-native .NET apps for Azure

This free e-book defines cloud native, introduces a sample app built using cloud-native principles and covers topics common to most cloud-native applications.

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Costs and Benefits of .NET application migration to the cloud

Read this GigaOm analyst report to learn how to save up to 54% vs on-premises and up to 26% vs AWS by migrating your ASP.NET applications to Azure.

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