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    August 2019

    Aug 21

    Azure Function Consumption plan for Linux is now available

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

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

    Python support in Azure Functions is now available

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

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    Aug 19

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

    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

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

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

    July 2019

    Jul 24

    Linux support on Azure Functions Premium plan

    The Azure Functions Premium plan preview is now expanded to Linux hosting and custom Docker containers.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services

    May 2019

    May 7

    Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern

    Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern, enabling you to build stateful Azure Functions that map to an actor.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services

    April 2019

    Apr 29

    PowerShell support in Azure Functions

    With the preview of PowerShell support in Azure Functions, it is now possible to automate operational tasks and take advantage of the native Azure integration to modernize the delivering and management of services.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Services
    Apr 3

    Azure Functions Premium plan

    The Premium Plan is a new hosting option for Function Apps which provides pre-warmed workers to run your app with no delay after being idle, VNET connectivity, and more powerful hardware, without compromising on latency or scale

    • Azure Functions
    • Services

    March 2019

    Mar 6

    SignalR Service bindings

    Azure Functions can now use bindings for SignalR Service to send real-time data to web applications as part of the function executions. The binding is supported for all generally available languages, including C#, JavaScript, and Java.

    • Azure SignalR Service
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Services

    February 2019

    Feb 25

    Tooling improvements for TypeScript support in Azure Functions

    The TypeScript developer experience in Azure Functions has improved. New tools include the Azure Functions Core Tools and the Azure Functions Extension for Visual Studio Code, as well as a npm package that contains type definitions for using TypeScript with Azure Functions and some npm scripts to abstract some func commands.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Feb 25

    Azure Functions, Java Support GA

    Azure Functions now has GA support for Java development on the Functions 2.0 runtime.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    December 2018

    Dec 4

    Serverless Community Library

    The Serverless Community Library is an open-source set of prebuilt components based on common use cases using Functions and Logic Apps.

    • Azure Functions
    • Microsoft Connect
    • Open Source
    Dec 4

    JavaScript support for Durable Functions is now available

    Orchestrate your serverless workflows programmatically using the Durable Functions extension to the Azure Functions runtime, which will support JavaScript in general availability (GA) to be used for production workloads.

    • Azure Functions
    • Microsoft Connect
    Dec 4

    Azure Functions, Python support is in preview

    Azure Functions now supports Python development on the Functions 2.0 runtime.

    • Azure Functions
    • Microsoft Connect

    November 2018

    Nov 28

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

    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
    Nov 28

    Azure Functions—Key Vault integration

    Azure Key Vault integration with Azure Functions lets you build more secure serverless applications out of the box, taking advantage of secrets management to get the benefits of rotation policies and centralized access control.

    • Key Vault
    • Azure Functions
    • Services
    Nov 14

    Azure Functions 2.0 available in IoT Edge

    Azure Functions runtime 2.0 is now available on IoT Edge.

    • Azure Functions
    • Azure IoT Edge
    • Services

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Azure Functions—Functions runtime 2.0 now generally available

    The cross platform and improved Azure Functions runtime is now generally available, allowing you to use your cross-platform .NET Core assets within your Functions apps.

    • Azure Functions
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 24

    Azure Functions, Consumption plan for Linux - Public Preview

    Azure Functions will now support consumption plan for deploying to Linux.

    • Azure Functions
    • Microsoft Connect
    • Services
    Sep 24

    Azure Functions—Python support in preview

    Azure Functions now supports Python development using Python 3.6 on the Functions v2 (cross-platform) runtime.

    • Azure Functions
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services

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