Creating Your first Azure Function

Azure functions can be created using the Azure portal, PowerShell, Azure CLI, and REST API's. Steps to create a function using the ARM template is 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 services. 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:

  • Name: Name of app service. The name should be unique within the .azurewebsites.net domain.
  • Location: Location for hosting the Azure function app service.
  • Hosting plan: This is also ...

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