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June 2021

3 Jun

Public preview: Identity-based connections in Azure Functions with latest Azure SDK triggers and bindings

IN PREVIEW

Azure functions can now connect using an identity instead of a secret.

  • Azure Functions
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools

May 2021

26 May

Public preview: Introducing new Durable Functions storage provider options

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions, an extension to the Azure Functions runtime, adds two new storage provider options in public preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
26 May

PowerShell support in Durable Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

PowerShell users can use Durable Functions create serverless workflows to orchestrate complex, long-running automation processes.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features

March 2021

31 Mar

Public preview: Azure Static Web Apps now supports deployment with Azure DevOps

IN PREVIEW

Azure Static Web Apps, currently in public preview, now supports building and deploying apps with Azure DevOps.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
31 Mar

General availability: Networking for Key Vault references on Windows in App Service and Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Key Vault references in App Service and Azure Functions now support accessing vaults with network access controls from Windows apps with virtual network integrations.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Security
10 Mar

Python Durable Functions support in Azure Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Python developers can now create serverless workflows to orchestrate complex data processing and data science workloads in Azure Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
10 Mar

General availability: Azure Functions supports .NET 5 in production

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions now supports running production applications in .NET 5, the latest version of .NET.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
10 Mar

Node.js 14 in Azure Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions support for the Node.js 14 runtime is now in general availability.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
2 Mar

Public preview: Azure Communication Services interoperability with Microsoft Teams

IN PREVIEW

 Azure Communication Services is now interoperable with Microsoft Teams in preview, enabling you to leverage a unified offering for both internal and external communication experiences.

  • Visual Studio
  • SDKs
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Azure Logic Apps
  • Azure Functions
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

February 2021

10 Feb

Versions no longer required for Key Vault references in App Service and Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Version pinning is no longer required for Key Vault references in App Service and Azure Functions.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Security
  • Features

January 2021

25 Jan

Python 3.9 in Azure Functions is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing some enhancements to the development experience for Python workloads in Azure Functions, including support for Python 3.9.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
21 Jan

App Service Authentication portal experience is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

A new version of the App Service Authentication/Authorization portal experience is now in preview.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features

December 2020

22 Dec

RabbitMQ Extension for Windows and Linux is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use the RabbitMQ triggers and bindings extension to respond and send messages with Azure Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
9 Dec

Azure Functions custom handlers are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can develop Azure Functions using languages and runtimes that do not currently have first-class support.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
9 Dec

Java Azure Functions support on Linux is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Developers can now build and publish Java Azure Functions Apps on Linux.

  • Azure Functions
  • Operating System
  • Features

November 2020

18 Nov

Node.js 14 for Azure Functions is now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Developers can now build and publish Azure Functions Apps using Node.js 14.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

October 2020

28 Oct

Generate a new function app from an OpenAPI specification

IN PREVIEW

Create a function app from an Open API Definition using VS Code

  • API Management
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
26 Oct

Java 11 support for Azure Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Developers can now build and publish Azure Functions Apps using Java 11.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

September 2020

22 Sep

Blazor and C# APIs now supported in Azure Static Web Apps

Developers can now build and publish applications built entirely in .NET with Static Web Apps using Blazor WebAssembly and C# API's.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Communication Services now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Build engaging communication experiences with the same secure platform used by Microsoft Teams. Add video, voice, SMS, chat, and telephony capabilities into almost any web, mobile, or desktop application.

  • Visual Studio
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Azure Logic Apps
  • Azure Functions
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

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