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Getting Started with Azure Web Apps

The Azure Web Apps service provides the lowest bar of entry into the Azure cloud-computing world. It’s the easiest way to get started with Azure. It’s a platform as a service (PaaS) solution that helps you quickly deploy web-based apps that easily scale to meet the demands of your customers. Azure Web Apps supports most of the current popular development platforms and APIs in use today.

The Azure operations team takes care of managing the infrastructure, availability, maintenance, security, and patching of Azure to ensure reliable and secure performance, freeing you to focus on delivering your web ...

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