azure functions

A 3-post collection

Azure and Angular on DotNetRocks

Whether it's time to host your Angular app, create API end points, or a database, or cognitive service intelligence, Azure is a great partner to Angular apps. I had a great time discussing these and how serverless with Azure Functions can aid an Angular developer in developing and deploying great apps! Listen to the podcast here Is Angular ready for the enterprise? Carl and Richard talk to John Papa about the latest version of Angular and it's applicability in everyday enterprise development. John discusses how the fast-moving updates of open source projects are a challenge for enterprise developers and the solutions available - you don't have to always use the latest bits! The role of the cloud (specifically Azure) is...


VS Code Extension with Azure Function Intellisense

Lately, I've been hooked on Azure Functions, which are incredibly easy to get started to create some of your own APIs. One thing I love about editors is their ability to look up language syntax and JSON schemas to provide features like intellisense. I recently posted about how to add JSON schemas to a VS Code settings.json file to add intellisense for Azure Functions. After a short chat with my colleagues, I decided to create an extension that makes it even easier. You can find the extension Azure Functions Tools here in the marketplace. Cleanup If you followed my previous post, remove the JSON schema setting from your settings.json file Installation Steps Launch VS Code Quick Open ⌘+P...


Configuring Azure Functions: Intellisense via JSON Schemas

I build a lot of Angular apps. They all need data, and often I find myself building a Node server to host my API calls and serve my data. There is a lot of ceremony in setting up a web API, which is one reason why I have been interested in serverless functions. Enter Azure Functions, which are incredibly easy to get started to create some of your own APIs. I'll be posting more about Angular apps and Azure Functions and my experiences with them, including some quickstarts. Configuring Azure Functions can be configured a few ways. One of the most flexible is to use JSON files. When I set up an Azure Function, there are two key configuration files...