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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)

Sending an email notification to the administrator of the website using the SendGrid service

In this recipe, you will learn how to create a SendGrid output binding and send an email notification to the administrator with static content. In general, there would be only administrators, so we will be hardcoding the email address of the administrator in the To address field of the SendGrid output (message) binding.

Getting ready

We will perform the following steps before moving to the next section:

  1. Create a SendGrid account API key from the Azure Management portal.
  2. Generate an API key from the SendGrid portal.

Creating a SendGrid...