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2. Beginning Application Development with Azure Web Apps, SQL Database, and Blob Storage

Thurupathan Vijayakumar

(1)Colombo, Sri Lanka

In this chapter, we will begin the development of the DashDocs application while exploring three very common services of Azure: Azure Web Apps, SQL Database, and Blob Storage. Azure Web Apps is used to host the application, SQL Databases is the relational database as a service used to persist data, and Blob storage is used to store the documents.

In the initial version of the application we should be able to upload/download documents to and from Blob storage, and basic application data are stored ...

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