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May 2022

May 25

Public preview: JavaScript and Python support in Azure SQL bindings

IN PREVIEW

You can connect Azure SQL to Azure Functions more easily with input and output bindings, now available in public preview for C#, JavaScript, and Python.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure SQL
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
May 24

Public preview: Durable functions support for managed identity for Azure Storage

IN PREVIEW

Durable functions in Azure Functions now support using managed identity when using Azure Storage.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 24

Public preview: Azure Functions .NET Framework support in the isolated worker model

IN PREVIEW

Apps using Azure Functions isolated worker model for .NET can now target .NET Framework.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 24

Generally available: Dynamic concurrency in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions dynamic concurrency feature simplifies configuring concurrency for your function apps using Service Bus, Storage Blobs, and Storage Queue triggers.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
May 24

Public preview: Durable functions support for isolated .NET worker process

IN PREVIEW

Build applications that need durable functions and run them in the isolated worker process within Azure Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 24

Generally available: Updated extension defaults for new Azure Functions projects

NOW AVAILABLE

Extension bundles for new Azure Functions projects will now default to v3 in the client tools.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 24

Generally available: Azure Functions Kafka trigger support

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now detect and respond to real time messages streaming into Kafka Topics.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features

April 2022

Apr 28

Generally available: Azure Functions Linux Elastic Premium plan increased maximum scale-out limits

NOW AVAILABLE

Maximum scale-out limits for Functions Linux Premium plans have been increased in a number of regions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Apr 27

Public preview: Azure Functions now supports PowerShell 7.2

IN PREVIEW

You can now use the latest version of PowerShell with Azure Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

March 2022

Mar 30

Generally available: Cross-region snapshot copy for Azure Disk Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Cross-region snapshot copy allows you to copy disk snapshots to any region for disaster recovery.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Mar 30

Generally available: Node.js 16 in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions support for Node.js 16.x is now generally available in Azure Functions runtime 4.0 on all hosting plans. 

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Mar 17

Extended support for Microsoft .NET Core 3.1 will end on 13 December 2022

Target retirement date: December 13, 2022

Update your Azure Functions apps to use Microsoft .NET 6 before 13 December 2022

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Mar 16

Public preview: Protect Azure Static Web Apps environments with a password

IN PREVIEW

You can now protect your Static Web Apps with a password.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Mar 2

Generally available: Specify API language runtime version in Azure Static Web Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Configuration file now allows you to specify version for supported API language runtimes.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

February 2022

Feb 16

Public preview: Azure Tables extension for Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions has an updated Tables extension, now in its own NuGet package

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Feb 2

Generally available: PowerShell on Linux OS in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions now supports PowerShell on Linux.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

January 2022

Jan 12

Public preview: Azure Static Web Apps enterprise-grade edge

IN PREVIEW

Extend your Static Web App with a zero-config enterprise-grade edge powered by Azure Front Door.

  • Azure Front Door (classic)
  • Azure Functions
  • Security
  • Features

November 2021

Nov 23

General availability of custom OpenID providers in App Service and Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for authenticating clients of App Service and Azure Functions using OpenID Connect is now generally available.

  • Azure Functions
  • Security
Nov 22

Public preview: Node.js 16 in Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

Node.js 16.x is the latest Long Term Support (LTS) release of the Node.js runtime and includes features such as a new version of the V8 JavaScript engine.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Nov 17

Public preview: Azure SQL bindings for Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

You can connect Azure SQL to Azure Functions more easily with input and output bindings, now available in public preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure SQL
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source

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