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October 2019

Oct 15

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

Aug 21

Announcing pricing decrease for Azure App Service on the Premium plan

We are happy to announce a price reduction of an average of 35% for Linux App Service on the Premium v2 plan (pricing may vary by regional meters). This price reduction makes the decision point between hosting on a Standard App Service plan or a Premium v2 App Service plan a much simpler one.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Web Apps Linux
  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 19

General availability of Managed Identity for Linux in App Service and Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Managed identity support for App Service on Linux and the Azure Functions Linux Consumption Plan is now generally available.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Security
Aug 19

General availability of user-assigned managed identities for App Service and Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.

  • App Service
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Security
Aug 2

Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from Azure App Service on November 11, 2019

Target retirement date: November 11, 2019

Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on November 11, 2019.

  • App Service
  • Azure mobile app
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Features
  • Retirements

July 2019

Jul 19

Introducing promotional pricing for the Basic Linux App Service Plan

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re excited to introduce a promotional price on the Basic app service plan for Linux, which depending on regional meters in your datacenter of choice, leads to a 66 percent price drop! In addition, we are also now offering a free App Service Plan for Linux, making starting out on App Service easier than ever!

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Web Apps Linux
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings

May 2019

May 24

Java on App Service: Updates and Improvements available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2019

Improvements, bug fixes, and runtime version updates for the Java images on App Service Linux are now available

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Features
  • Services

January 2019

Jan 7

Python 2.7 available for App Service on Linux

IN PREVIEW

Python 2.7 has been added to the public preview of Python on Azure App Service (Linux).

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Services

December 2018

Dec 11

Python images for App Service Linux are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Public Preview of built-in images for Python on Azure App Service

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Services

November 2018

Nov 28

User-assigned managed identity support for App Service on Linux/Web App for Containers

IN PREVIEW

Use managed identities with Linux apps and use user-assigned identities on the App Service platform, including Azure Functions hosted under an App Service plan.

  • Azure Functions
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Services

October 2018

Oct 17

Azure App Service: Price reductions for App Service on Linux basic and premium tiers

NOW AVAILABLE

We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

September 2018

Sep 24

App Service—Python for App Service Linux preview

IN PREVIEW

App Service on Linux now supports Python 3.6/3.7 in preview.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Services

May 2018

May 21

Azure App Service | Debug, diagnostics, easy authentication

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Service is getting new capabilities with the latest updates. Mundane developer tasks are simpler with App Service diagnostics, remote debugging for container-based apps, and easy authentication extended to App Service on Linux.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Features
May 21

Azure App Service | App Service Environment for App Service on Linux

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Service on Linux is now available in preview on App Service Environment.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Features

September 2017

Sep 13

Azure App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Service is now available on Linux, including its Web App for Containers capability.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Features

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