Building and Deploying Azure Functions in .NET

Azure Functions allows businesses and individual developers to run workloads of varying intensity in the cloud without the need to manage servers. These serverless applications can automatically scale based on demand, ensuring that resources are always available when needed. Azure Functions is also very cost-effective since it bills you only for the functions you use.

In this course, you’ll focus on the .NET implementations of Azure Functions. You’ll start by learning how to build, configure, and deploy these functions. Next, you’ll explore running Azure Functions in a development environment and examine the different types of functions and the various ways to trigger them. Finally, you’ll learn how to orchestrate, scale, and secure Azure Functions.

By the end of this course, you will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the full development cycle of .NET-based Azure functions. You will be equipped to build, deploy, and manage Azure functions in a .NET environment.

Takeaway skills

  • The ability to build Azure functions
  • Hands-on experience with Azure Functions triggers
  • Ability to apply orchestration to distributed Azure functions
  • n understanding of the differences between Azure function types and when to use them
  • Familiarity with Azure Durable Functions

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About the author

Fiodar Sazanavets

Microsoft MVP | senior software engineer | published technical author | software development mentor

I am a Microsoft MVP and a lead/senior software engineer with over a decade of professional experience. I primarily specialize in .NET and Microsoft stack. I am enthusiastic about creating well-crafted software that fully meets business needs. I enjoy teaching aspiring developers and sharing my knowledge with the community, which I do both as a volunteer and commercially.

I have created online courses, technical books, and other educational content for major publishers like Apress, Manning, Packt, Educative, etc. I also provide live mentoring services, both to groups and individuals. Some of my books made it into the number one bestseller spot on Amazon and LeanPub. My books include “SignalR on .NET 6 – the complete guide”, “The battle hardened developer”, and “The easiest way to learn design patterns”.

Throughout my career, I have built software of various types and various levels of complexity in multiple industries. This includes a passenger information management system for a railway, distributed smart clusters of IoT devices, e-commerce systems, financial transaction processing systems, and more. I have also successfully led and mentored teams of software developers.

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