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Scheduled Azure Functions Explained

Often as part of an overall solution, you will need scheduled tasks to run on fixed intervals. These tasks are usually administrative, maintenance or integration. There are a lot of ways to achieve this, usually involve deploying windows services that have a scheduler built in like Quartz or using built-in windows task scheduler. One of the major advantage […]

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Azure WebJobs and RabbitMQ

As I am working on a project that leverages RabbitMQ and Azure WebJobs. I needed to write webjob functions that are triggered by a message on a queue in RabbitMQ. While searching around, I have not found an extension that integrates with Azure WebJobs in a nice way and that is how WebJobs.Extensions.RabbitMQ was born. The library exposes 3 […]

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Azure Functions Tutorial – Sql Database

In my previous post, I touched on how to create a simple Azure Function and invoke it through a web request. In this post, I want to do something more interesting that has not yet been covered in any of the template provided. My objective is to insert a record into Sql Azure Database every time […]

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Azure Functions Tutorial – New Function App

Creating a new Function App In this post we will look at creating a new Azure Function App and explore a provided example. Let’s start by creating a new Function App and walk through the setup process. (This post assumes you already have an Azure account.) 1. Add a Function App by clicking on the + icon and searching […]

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Microsoft Azure Blog Series

It has been rather a long time since my last blog post. During the “gap” I have been working on a lot of projects and various technologies. What I intend to with this blog series is to document my journey thus far focusing with Microsoft Azure platform and explore with examples various services offered by the platform. […]

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