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3. Understanding Azure Functions Triggers and Bindings

Rahul Sawhney1   and Kalyan Chanumolu1
Hyderabad, India

This chapter teaches you two main components of Azure Functions: triggers and bindings.

This chapter covers the following topics.
  • Overview of triggers and bindings

  • Register binding extensions

  • Binding expression patterns

  • Creating an Azure Blob Storage–triggered function

Overview of Triggers and Bindings

A trigger defines the external event that can invoke the Azure function. Each function can have only one trigger. Triggers usually carry data associated with the ...

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