Beginning Azure Functions

Building Scalable and Serverless Apps

Authors: Sawhney, Rahul

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  • Addresses complicated topics such as triggers, bindings, and webhooks with real-time examples 
  • Covers durable Azure functions 
  • Discusses creating Azure functions with examples and case studies 
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Create highly scalable apps and monitor Azure functions in production using Azure Functions 2.0. This book takes you through durable functions for statefulness and covers not only the basics, but also how to create bindings in durable functions. It is a deep dive into the Azure Functions serverless API and will guide you through the process of converting monolithic applications to use Azure functions. The author starts by giving an overview of serverless architecture and Azure functions along with Azure App Services. You will then learn to create basic Azure functions using the Azure portal and Visual Studio. Next, you will create a serverless API using Azure Functions and migrate an existing application to Azure Functions. Finally, you will deploy an Azure function and monitor it in production. Here you will deploy the Azure function using ARM templates and secure and configure CORS for Azure functions. 
After reading this book, you will be able to understand Azure functions and create them using the Azure portal and Visual Studio. 
What You Will Learn

  • Understand and use triggers and bindings in an Azure function 
  • Create a serverless API using Azure Functions and OpenAPI
  • Deploy an Azure function and monitor it in production
  • Understand durable Azure functions, including scalability, disaster recovery, and geo-distribution

Who This Book Is ForDevelopers who want to get started with Azure Functions. DevOps will also find value in the guidance for deploying and monitoring functions.

About the authors

Rahul works as a software developer with Microsoft, India and is a Microsoft certified Azure Developer and Architect. He has more than five years of experience in IT where he has worked in various software development roles. He has worked on various projects on ASP.Net Core, Entity Framework, Web API, AngularJS, SQL Server, and Azure. His cloud technologies exposure includes working on Azure Functions, Microservices, Azure AD, Azure Blob Storage,ARM Templates, Azure Storage Queues, App Service and Traffic Manager. 

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction to Azure Functions

    Pages 1-6

    Sawhney, Rahul

  • Creating Functions in Azure Functions

    Pages 7-24

    Sawhney, Rahul

  • Understanding Azure Functions Triggers and Bindings

    Pages 25-51

    Sawhney, Rahul

  • Serverless APIs Using Azure Functions

    Pages 53-86

    Sawhney, Rahul

  • Azure Durable Functions

    Pages 87-121

    Sawhney, Rahul

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eBook $24.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $32.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4443-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning Azure Functions
Book Subtitle
Building Scalable and Serverless Apps
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Rahul Sawhney
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-4444-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-4444-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-4443-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 177
Number of Illustrations
133 b/w illustrations
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