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Azure Serverless Computing Cookbook

By : Praveen Kumar Sreeram
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Azure Serverless Computing Cookbook

By: Praveen Kumar Sreeram

Overview of this book

Microsoft provides a solution to easily run small segment of code in the Cloud with Azure Functions. Azure Functions provides solutions for processing data, integrating systems, and building simple APIs and microservices. The book starts with intermediate-level recipes on serverless computing along with some use cases on benefits and key features of Azure Functions. Then, we’ll deep dive into the core aspects of Azure Functions such as the services it provides, how you can develop and write Azure functions, and how to monitor and troubleshoot them. Moving on, you’ll get practical recipes on integrating DevOps with Azure functions, and providing continuous integration and continous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services. It also provides hands-on steps and tutorials based on real-world serverless use cases, to guide you through configuring and setting up your serverless environments with ease. Finally, you’ll see how to manage Azure functions, providing enterprise-level security and compliance to your serverless code architecture. By the end of this book, you will have all the skills required to work with serverless code architecture, providing continuous delivery to your users.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Continuous integration - creating a build definition

A build definition is a set of tasks that are required to configure an automated build of your software. In this recipe, we will perform the following.

  1. Create the Build definition template.
  2. Provide all the inputs required for each of the steps for creating the build definition

How to do it...

  1. Navigate to the Builds & Release tab in your VSTS account and click on New Definition to start the process of creating a new build definition.
  1. You will be taken to the Select a template step, where you can choose the required template for your required application. For this recipe, we will choose ASP.NET Core (.NET Framework), as shown here, by clicking on the Apply button...