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June 2020

24 Jun

Durable Functions now supports Python

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

May 2020

19 May

New portal experience for Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

New portal experience for Azure Functions – improving performance, accessibility, and consistency with the rest of the Azure portal.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
8 May

Azure App Service and Azure Functions on Azure Stack Hub update available

NOW AVAILABLE

The release of the latest update of Azure App Service and Azure Functions on Azure Stack Hub is now available.

  • App Service
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Azure Functions
  • Features

April 2020

27 Apr

Azure Functions—Java 8 support on Linux is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

March 2020

24 Mar

Azure Functions Premium plan is now available in 16 new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Functions
  • Premium plan
  • Premium plan Linux
  • Regions & Datacenters
24 Mar

Azure Functions Premium plan regional virtual network integration

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Functions
  • Premium plan
  • Features
18 Mar

Azure Functions custom handlers are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Extend the Azure Functions runtime with support for your preferred language or language version using a lightweight HTTP server.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Services
13 Mar

Azure Functions—Python 3.8 support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services

January 2020

23 Jan

Azure Functions runtime 3.0 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Services

December 2019

9 Dec

Azure Functions 3.0 go-live release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools

November 2019

20 Nov

Azure Functions premium plan meter ID changes

Starting on January 1, 2020, Azure Functions premium plan meter ID names will change.

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
5 Nov

Python 3.7 support and remote build are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing some enhancements to the development experience for Python workloads in Azure Functions, including support for Python 3.7 and remote build general availability.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
  • Services
5 Nov

New version of Durable Functions available now

NOW AVAILABLE

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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Services
5 Nov

Azure Functions integration with Azure Monitor Logs is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Services
4 Nov

.NET Core 3 support in Azure Functions, now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions now supports .NET Core 3 as an official language in preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
  • Services
4 Nov

PowerShell support in Azure Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions now supports PowerShell for serverless automation tasks in production.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Services
4 Nov

Azure Functions Premium plan is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Services

October 2019

15 Oct

Key Vault references in App Service and Azure Functions are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Introduce secrets management into your apps without code changes using Key Vault references.

  • Azure Functions
  • App Service
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Key Vault
  • Features
  • Security

August 2019

21 Aug

Azure Function Consumption plan for Linux is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Functions Consumption hosting plan is now generally available for Linux-based applications.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
21 Aug

Python support in Azure Functions is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Python support in Azure Functions is now generally available and ready for production workloads.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services

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