Azure Functions

Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in other Azure services, SaaS products, and on-premises systems. With Azure Functions, your applications scale based on demand and you pay only for the resources you consume. Azure Functions provides an intuitive, browser-based user interface allowing you to create scheduled or triggered pieces of code implemented in a variety of programming languages.

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  1. Signal-R Binding with Azure Functions

    Azure Functions should support SignalR.

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    • Add Perl To Base Image

      I would like to read metadata with exiftool, but the distributed version that can run on Windows without perl takes ages to start with node's child_process (could be because of Windows Defender?), therefore I have to use Linux. And on Linux, there's no Perl unless I use a custom image, but it's not even supported on a consumption plan. The other FAAS has perl so could we have it here as well please?

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      • Azure Cosmos Bindings and Document API... when will this be supported?

        At this time, the Azure Cosmos DB trigger, input bindings, and output bindings work with SQL API and Graph API accounts only.

        https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-integrate-store-unstructured-data-cosmosdb?tabs=csharp

        Trying to do a simple add/read document from Azure Portal CSharp Script and getting lost ...
        Looks like it works, creates DB & Collection but no documents.
        Then I see the blurb at top of document saying only SQL and Graph is supported (from 10 Jan 2018). Not sure what's current...

        Please advise

        ...this is cool functionality (but I can't get it to work...)

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        • SMTP Triggers

          Functions are great for building HTTP-based Apis. Our SMS-api supports both HTTP(S) and SMTP(Mail 2 SMS).

          In order to use Functions, we would need to be able to bind one or more email domains to it and use email as triggers

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          • Support CosmosDB changefeed triggers in Consumption Plan (Always On ?)

            Currently Functions in Consumption Plan seem to support CosmosDB Changefeed triggers only for 5 or 10 minutes, then the trigger stops firing because the Function timed out (if no changes in the data occured) ? We either need "Always On" for the Consumption plan or the CosmosDB changefeed needs to be able to "wakeup" the Function again (same like HTTP triggers do ?) ! Otherwise the Consumption plan simply can not be used for CosmosDB Changefeeds ?

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            • When publishing through Visual Studio, create the storage account on the same region as the function

              I deployed my function through Visual Studio, creating a new one on an existing resource group.

              I chose to create a new Storage Account as well.

              I chose eastus2 as the region for my function. But after the deployment succeeded, I noticed that the region for the storage I created during the functions deployment was set for Central US.

              I'd like the created storage to be on the same region of the function. I double checked and there's no way to select a region for the storage you create in deployment time.

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              • Share RUs with a Serverless Function

                A popular pattern is to build a REST API using serverless Function with Http trigger, backed by Cosmos DB. Serverless is a very popular paradigm, and Cosmos is the best cloud database, so it's no wonder that customers are interested in this combination. However, the problem in this scenario is the cold start of the serverless Function, which negates the low-latency benefits of CosmosDB provisioning.

                It would be great to allow sharing the RUs provisioned for Cosmos DB collection with serverless functions running against the same collection. Let the Function execution consume some extra RUs, depending on the complexity of…

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                • Move from Python 3.6 to Python 3.7 for Azure Functions v2

                  On python.org, the release notes for the latest 3.6.8 release state:

                  Python 3.6.8 is planned to be the last bugfix release for 3.6.x. Following the release of 3.6.8, we plan to provide security fixes for Python 3.6 as needed through 2021, five years following its initial release.

                  It seems weird to choose a Python version branch for Azure Functions that will not receive any more bugfix releases ever.

                  Can the Python version be bumped to 3.7 to fix that?

                  Thanks,

                  Tobias Weisserth

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                  • local settings json

                    Add the ability to create a template local.settings.json file in the dev tooling for VSCode and Visual Studio. Since local.settings is git-ignored by default, when a developer clones down a repo they often have to re-create a local.settings.json file. To do this it involves simply creating a bare json file and hand-coding the right schema/values. It would improve developer productivity to add a "New local settings file..." option to the dev tooling which creates the same skeleton file a dev is given in a new function project.

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                    • openId connect plugin / guidance

                      In MVC, we have Microsoft OpenId Connect / Owin to secure the application using Hybrid flow with a Single Page Application on the front end.

                      The request is to have capabilities to move from MVC SPA (self hosted VM) to Serverless (Azure blob + Azure function as backend) to do Hybrid flow authentication.

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                      • Geo-availability integration a la CosmosDB for Consumption Plan

                        For Functions in a Consumption Plan, it's a bit arduous to get them to be geo-distributed (have to set up deployment to all the various regions you want to support, add APIM/Traffic Manager to handle). It would be _super_ awesome if Functions had a setup like CosmosDB where you deployed them once, then "lit up" the geos you want the code replicated to. Then, not too much different than the request in #214 , an "invisible" Traffic Manager service could be provided on the endpoint for the Function to hit the nearest geo to the end user.

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                        • Support for "delete" DocumentDB Change Feed Trigger

                          Currently there is support for DocumentDB Change Feeds which only trigger for Insert and Update changes, however there is no way of picking up Delete changes to a collection

                          My use case has a real-time web application which relies on these change triggers to update the User Interface through Web Sockets that a change to a document/collection has taken place, at the moment I am having to implement this manually through a delete API call but that does not solve the problem if a document is manually deleted at source (for example).

                          A Delete of a document (IMHumbleO) is as…

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                          • Templates defaulted for .net standard 2.0

                            It would be useful to have project templates based on .net standard 2.0 instead of dotnetcore.

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                            • Add Visual Basic language support

                              This would be a great way to extend the reach of teams with heavy VB skills and investment in existing VB projects.

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                              • Add NodeJS 10.15.X to the list of available runtime versions

                                Currently the latest LTS version of NodeJS is 10.15, and this is not available in Azure functions runtimes.

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                                • Support for native Rust Azure Functions

                                  As of February 2019, Azure Functions support native .NET, JavaScript and Python.

                                  Could we please have native support to run Azure Functions written in Rust? To host Rust functions currently we have to pay for a Linux App Service plan and embed our functions within a Docker container. This is expensive just to run a few microservices written in Rust.

                                  Peter Huene has an excellent project for anyone interest in writing Azure Functions in Rust....

                                  https://github.com/peterhuene/azure-functions-rs

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                                  • Add ability to restrict deployment from dev environments

                                    I recently created a new function app in our team's tenant to handle some custom monitoring. Now that I'm done prototyping it and have it in a workable state, I've created an Azure DevOps build and release to handle publishing the app.

                                    I need to do this, rather than simply use the CD from git branch option, because I'm using Typescript (currently unsupported), and need to install both node_modules and extensions for the app (because the app won't perform those steps itself based on package.json or extensions.csproj)

                                    While the pipeline now works, I can't find a way to lock down…

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                                    • Upload a file

                                      Thanks for the document , but you didn't explain how to upload our file written in F# in portal . What is run on scheduled time?

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                                      • Add documentation and guidelines to test Java Functions

                                        Currently there are documentation exists on testing java functions. Nice to have a document explaining how to unit test and perform integratioin test on various java functions(bindings)

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                                        • MSI Linux

                                          It appears you can set MSI in the portal but using the CLI you can clearly see this is a bug in our code as the container size being passed is 0:
                                          msrest.http_logger : {"kind": "functionapp,linux", "location": "East US", "properties": {"enabled": true, "hostNameSslStates": [{"name": "jsanderslinixfx.azurewebsites.net", "sslState": "Disabled", "hostType": "Standard"}], "serverFarmId": "/subscriptions/da709071-45fd-474b-85fe-145cd5db6e64/resourceGroups/jsanderslinixfx/providers/Microsoft.Web/serverfarms/EastUSLinuxDynamicPlan", "reserved": true, "isXenon": false, "hyperV": false, "scmSiteAlsoStopped": false, "clientAffinityEnabled": false, "clientCertEnabled": false, "hostNamesDisabled": false, "containerSize": 0, "dailyMemoryTimeQuota": 0, "httpsOnly": false}, "identity": {"type": "SystemAssigned"}}

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