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February 2021

Feb 10

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

Jan 25

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
Jan 21

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

Dec 22

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
Dec 9

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
Dec 9

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

Nov 18

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

Oct 28

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
Oct 26

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

Sep 22

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
Sep 22

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
Sep 2

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

Aug 19

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
Aug 10

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

Jul 21

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
Jul 21

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

Jun 24

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

May 19

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
May 8

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

Apr 27

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
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features

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