Create serverless applications

Beginner
Intermediate
Developer
Azure
Functions
Azure Portal
Cosmos DB
Storage
Cloud Shell

Azure Functions enable the creation of event driven, compute-on-demand systems that can be triggered by various external events. Learn how to leverage functions to execute server-side logic and build serverless architectures.

Prerequisites

None

Modules in this learning path

Microsoft Azure provides several different ways to host and execute code or workflows without using Virtual Machines (VMs) including Azure Functions, Microsoft Flow, Azure Logic Apps, and Azure WebJobs. In this module, you will learn about these technologies and how to choose the right one for a given scenario.

Azure Functions allows developers to host business logic that can be executed without managing or provisioning infrastructure.

A trigger is responsible for executing an Azure function and there are dozens of triggers to choose from. This module will you show you some of the most common types of triggers and how to configure them to execute your logic.

Azure Functions makes it easy for your function code to integrate with data and services. Through the power of bindings, you declare the data sources to read and write, and let Azure Functions take care of the rest.

Learn how to orchestrate a long-running workflow as a set of activities using Durable Functions.

Create test and deploy Azure Functions using Visual studio and how to manage Azure Function code.

Webhooks offer a lightweight mechanism for your app to be notified by another service when something of interest happens. In this module. you'll learn how to trigger an Azure function with a GitHub webhook and parse the payload for insights.