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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

Understanding Azure DevOps

Azure DevOps is a suite of tools, hosted in Azure, that allows you to implement your DevOps methodologies and manage your code, building, and deployment tasks.

You can access the Azure DevOps features using a browser or an IDE, such as Visual Studio, and Azure DevOps also exposes a set of RESTful APIs that you can leverage to create your custom tools.

You can start your journey into Azure DevOps at You can create an account using a Microsoft account or a GitHub account.

Azure DevOps offers a plan with the first five users free and a monthly fee for additional users. You can find more info about pricing at

Azure DevOps is composed of five pillars. Each of the pillars allows you to manage a part of your software project...