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Mastering Azure Serverless Computing

By : Lorenzo Barbieri, Massimo Bonanni
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Mastering Azure Serverless Computing

By: Lorenzo Barbieri, Massimo Bonanni

Overview of this book

Application development has evolved from traditional monolithic app development to using serverless options and microservices. This book is designed to guide you through using Microsoft's Azure Functions to process data, integrate systems, and build simple APIs and microservices. You will discover how to apply serverless computing to speed up deployment and reduce downtime. You'll also explore Azure Functions, including its core functionalities and essential tools, along with understanding how to debug and even customize Azure Functions. In addition to this, the book will take you through how you can effectively implement DevOps and automation in your working environment. Toward the concluding chapters, you'll cover some quick tips, troubleshooting techniques, and real-world serverless use cases that will help you make the most of serverless computing. By the end of this book, you will have gained the skills you need to develop and deliver cost-effective Azure serverless solutions.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
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Section 1: Azure Functions 2.0 Fundamentals
Section 2: Azure Functions 2.0 Deployment and Automation
Section 3: Serverless Orchestration, API Management, and Event Processing
Section 4: Real-World Serverless Use Cases


  1. Which of these languages is supported by the Azure Functions runtime?
    • C#
    • Golang
    • JavaScript
    • Java
    • Cobol
  1. Which of the following tools can you use to create a project containing an Azure Function?
    • Visual Studio
    • Azure Functions Core Tools
    • Storage Emulator
    • Management Studio
  1. Can you create Azure Functions written in different programming languages within a function app?
    • Yes, both in V.1.x and in V2.x
    • Yes, only in V1.x
    • Yes, only in V2.x
    • No, never
  1. How can you debug your Azure Functions remotely?
    • By installing Visual Studio in the same VM that hosts the Azure Function.
    • Using the Cloud Explorer extension on Visual Studio and the remote debugger.
    • You can't debug an Azure Function remotely.