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August 2019

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

July 2019

Jul 24

Linux support on Azure Functions Premium plan

IN PREVIEW

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

IN PREVIEW

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

IN PREVIEW

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

IN PREVIEW

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

IN PREVIEW

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

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

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

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
Nov 28

Azure Functions—Key Vault integration

IN PREVIEW

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
  • Security
  • Services
Nov 14

Azure Functions 2.0 available in IoT Edge

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions runtime 2.0 is now available on IoT Edge.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Services

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions 2.0 runtime is now generally available

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
Sep 24

Azure Functions—Functions runtime 2.0 now generally available

NOW 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
  • Services
Sep 24

Azure Functions, Consumption plan for Linux - Public Preview

IN 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

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure Functions
  • Services

August 2018

Aug 14

Azure Functions Runtime 2.0 breaking changes

The upcoming release of the Azure Functions Runtime 2.0 introduces some major improvements, but some of these changes will cause breaks to existing apps deployed with the v2 runtime.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
Aug 8

.NET Framework 4.7.2 update coming to Azure App Service apps

The .NET Framework 4.7.2 update is scheduled to deploy to Azure App Service apps gradually during September 2018.

  • App Service
  • Mobile Services
  • Azure Functions
  • Web Apps
  • Services

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