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November 2019

Nov 4

PowerShell support in Azure Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions now supports PowerShell for serverless automation tasks in production.

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 4

Azure Functions Premium plan is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of the Azure Functions Premium plan. It brings together dynamic, serverless scale with all the benefits of our dedicated hosting plans. Your functions run with no cold start, can run for up to an hour, can connect to virtual networks, and can run on customizable, more powerful resources.

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Features

October 2019

Oct 14

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
  • Security
  • Features

August 2019

Aug 21

Azure Function Consumption plan for Linux is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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

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

Python support in Azure Functions is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Features
  • Open Source
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
  • Security
  • Features
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
  • Security
  • Features

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
  • Services
  • Features
  • Open Source

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
  • Services
  • Features

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
  • Services
  • Features
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
  • Services
  • Features

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
  • Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
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
  • Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools

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

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