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Durable Functions, an extension to Azure Functions used to define stateful serverless workflows, now supports Python. Developers and data scientists can now orchestrate complex data processing and data science workloads in Azure Functions using familiar Python language constructs.
New portal experience for Azure Functions – improving performance, accessibility, and consistency with the rest of the Azure portal.
The release of the latest update of Azure App Service and Azure Functions on Azure Stack Hub is now available.
Azure Functions support for Java on Linux is now in preview. This enables deploying Java Function Apps as containers to the Functions dedicated/premium plan and Kubernetes.
Target availability: Q1 2020
Run serverless function apps with no cold-start, virtual network connectivity, and larger instance sizes with the Azure Functions Premium plan. The plan supports running on either Windows-based or Linux-based instances, and is now available in 16 new regions.
Regional virtual network integration is now generally available in the Azure Functions Premium plan. Run serverless function apps with no cold-start, virtual network connectivity, and larger instance sizes with the Premium plan.
Extend the Azure Functions runtime with support for your preferred language or language version using a lightweight HTTP server.
Azure Functions support for Python 3.8 is now generally available. This enables developing, debugging, and deploying Function Apps for production scenarios using the tools of your choice, specifically Visual Studio Code, the Azure portal, Azure Functions Core Tools and Azure CLI.
Azure Functions runtime version 3.0 is now available. Built on top of .NET Core 3.1, it enables you to write your function apps in new languages, such as .NET Core 3.1 and Node 12.
The go-live release for Azure Functions 3.0 is now available, so it’s now possible to build and deploy 3.0 functions in production. Functions 3.0 brings new capabilities including the ability to target .NET Core 3.1 and Node 12.
Starting on January 1, 2020, Azure Functions premium plan meter ID names will change.
Announcing some enhancements to the development experience for Python workloads in Azure Functions, including support for Python 3.7 and remote build general availability.
Announcing the general availability of the version 2.0 of Durable Functions, the extension of the Azure Functions runtime that enables stateful functions and workflow orchestrations in a serverless environment.
Azure Functions now offers an integration with Azure Monitor Logs, enabling a more consistent observability of Azure resources and integration with external monitoring tools.
Azure Functions now supports .NET Core 3 as an official language in preview.
Azure Functions now supports PowerShell for serverless automation tasks in production.
Announcing the general availability of the Azure Functions Premium plan. It brings together dynamic, serverless scale with all the benefits of our dedicated hosting plans. Your functions run with no cold start, can run for up to an hour, can connect to virtual networks, and can run on customizable, more powerful resources.
Introduce secrets management into your apps without code changes using Key Vault references.
The Azure Functions Consumption hosting plan is now generally available for Linux-based applications.
Python support in Azure Functions is now generally available and ready for production workloads.
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