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    March 2018

    Mar 2

    Azure Function on IoT Edge

    This functionality allows developers to use the uniquely productive programming model provided by Functions even on devices which may or may not be connected to the cloud.

    Mar 2

    Azure Functions support for Microsoft Graph bindings and custom bindings

    We're enhancing the Azure Functions bindings support to allow developers to build their own bindings.

    November 2017

    Nov 17

    Azure Functions on IoT Edge

    Along with recently announced Azure IoT Edge, we have also provided support for running Functions on the IoT Edge devices. This functionality allows developers to utilize the uniquely productive programming model provided by Functions even on the devices which may or may not be connected to the cloud.

    Nov 17

    Azure Functions Proxies

    Azure Functions proxies is now generally available. This is a capability that will make it easier to author serverless APIs and implement microservices architectures using Azure Functions.

    Nov 17

    Azure Functions on Linux

    We now support running Azure Functions on the Linux platform. This will provide additional deployment options to developers who might prefer one OS target over the other.

    October 2017

    Oct 15

    Java support for Azure Functions

    Java support for Azure Functions is now available in public preview.

    September 2017

    Sep 26

    Azure Functions support for .NET Core

    Azure Functions will now support .NET Core, allowing Functions code to target .NET Core.

    Sep 26

    Azure Functions support for Graph bindings and custom bindings

    We're enhancing the Azure Functions bindings support to allow developers to build their own bindings, which means if a customer has a custom data source, they will be able to easily create bindings for it in Azure Functions.

    May 2017

    May 12

    Azure Functions and App Insights integration

    With minimal effort, users will be able to add Application Insights to their Azure functions and have a powerful tool for monitoring applications.

    May 12

    Azure Functions Runtime for Windows

    Azure Functions Runtime will soon be in preview. The Runtime release will extend the innovations in Functions to devices on premises, or anywhere outside the Azure cloud.

    May 12

    Azure Functions with Common Data Service

    Azure Functions templates for the Common Data Service (CDS) will be a powerful way to combine data and actions across services and applications, extending the functionality of your PowerApps.

    May 12

    Azure Functions—Direct export of Azure Functions for PowerApps

    Direct export of Azure Functions APIs to PowerApps or Microsoft Flow from the Azure portal will soon be supported.

    May 12

    Visual Studio 2017 tools for Azure Functions

    These tools will be available as an extension to Visual Studio 2017 Update 3 Preview allowing developers to create precompiled C# class libraries and deploy them as Azure Functions.

    March 2017

    Mar 30

    Preview: Azure Functions Open API (Swagger) support

    Support for editing and hosting Open API 2.0 (Swagger) metadata in Azure Functions is in preview.

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