Creating your first Azure Functions

Azure Functions can be created using the Azure portal, PowerShell, Azure CLI, and REST APIs. The steps for for creating a Function using the ARM template are already detailed at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-infrastructure-as-code. In this section, Azure Functions will be provisioned using the portal.

Azure Functions are hosted within Azure App Service. Users create a new function app, which in turn creates an App Service plan and App Service. The App Service plan is configured based on the following:

  1. After you have configured the App Service plan, filling in the details:
    • Name: The name of app service. The name should be unique within .azurewebsites.netdomain.
    • Location ...

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