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4. Serverless APIs Using Azure Functions

Rahul Sawhney1   and Kalyan Chanumolu1
Hyderabad, India

Before you start creating APIs with Azure Functions, you must understand where Azure Functions as a serverless API fit into the current system architecture you plan to build for your product or applications.

Traditionally, applications were based on a monolithic architecture because developers wanted all the APIs to be a single deployable unit. Setting up an individual API for each business scenario was considered a mammoth task, but the monolithic approach became less ...

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