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March 2021

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 Bot Services
  • 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 Bot Services
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Sep

Durable Functions v2.3 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new release of Durable Functions is out now. This release includes new functionality including long running timers, logging and state management improvements.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

August 2020

19 Aug

PowerShell support in Durable Functions is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Developers can now orchestrate complex automation workflows in Azure Functions using familiar language constructs in PowerShell 7

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
10 Aug

Azure Functions: PowerShell 7 support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Develop and deploy Azure Functions Apps for production scenarios using the latest version of PowerShell.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
  • Features

July 2020

21 Jul

Java 11 for Azure Functions is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Java 11 for Azure Functions is now available in preview on Consumption and Premium plans for Windows and Linux.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
21 Jul

OpenID Connect support for Azure App Service and Azure Functions (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

A new capability (in preview) allows you to configure your Azure App Service and Azure Functions apps for login authentication through any OpenID Connect provider.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features

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
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
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

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