Book Image

Azure Serverless Computing Cookbook

By : Praveen Kumar Sreeram
Book Image

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)

Monitoring tweets using Logic Apps and notifying when popular users tweet

One of my colleagues who works for a social grievance management project is responsible for monitoring the problems that users post on social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and so on. He was facing the problem of continuously monitoring the tweets posted on his customer's Twitter handle with specific hashtags. His major job was to respond quickly to the tweets by users with a huge follower count, say, users with more than 50K followers. So, he was looking for a solution that keeps monitoring a particular hashtag and alerts him whenever an user with more than 50K followers tweets so that he can quickly have his team respond to that user.

Note that for the sake of simplicity, we will have the condition to check for 200 followers instead of 50K followers.

Before I knew about Azure Logic Apps, I thought...