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. Scala support for Azure Functions

    The Java worker for Functions allows Scala to be exectured in Functions relatively easily. It would be great to see Microsoft support Scala as they do Java with MSFT endorced build and deploy practices.

    See post here seeing how easy it is to deploy manually https://monteledwards.com/2018/10/07/deploying-scala-code-on-azure-functions/

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    • Enable Reader Access to view Azure Functions Monitor area so that they can view the running state of that Azure Function.

      Enable Reader Access to view Azure Functions Monitor area so that they can view the running state of that Azure Function. This is important for Prod environments where most users only have only Reader access.

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        I am validating this on our end and will update this request. Currently this should work, so long as you have reader access to both the App Insights instance and Function App, and they are both in the same subscription.

        Alex
        App Service Team

      • Azure auth populate request.user

        When using the azure auth over functions, specifically those that take a http trigger, it would be great if it would populate the request.user in a similar way you can do using node.js and passport (https://github.com/Azure-Samples/active-directory-b2c-javascript-nodejs-webapi/blob/master/index.js) rather than just providing some headers.

        This would make it much easier to work with authenticated users and interact with their information

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        • fabric

          Consume service fabric service in azure function

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          • Add "Deny" option when Request is not Authenticated

            I have a function app set up as a private API that requires users to authenticate via Azure AD B2C to be able to make calls. My mobile app does the auth and then provides the Bearer token in the service calls.
            This all works but if someone happens to browse an endpoint in a browser I don't want them to be redirected to the login page as the API is only meant to be requested from within the mobile app.
            I would like an option to just deny access to the API when a request is not authorised.

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            • R

              Running R data science functions serverless is key for those organisations which have a deep investment in skills and code in this language. Azure ML Workbench has no R support so the only way to run R in Azure is with Spark Data Bricks or use a VM with R server installed.

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              • Don't show region warning during new app setup when not relevant

                When creating a new Function App I select a storage account which I know is in the same region as the new app. The portal still shows me the attached warning which causes me to doubt myself and go off and check the storage account before proceeding. If I select an existing storage account which is in the same region I'd expect this message not to be shown.

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                • consumption plan firewall enabled

                  Currently function apps is not working in consumption plan if we have firewall enabled in Event hub & Storage. We need support for this.

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                    • Allow comments in function proxies proxies.json file

                      Either allow additional attributes that are specified in the schema to be present in the file, or allow JSON comments with some syntax or add explizit "comment" attributes to all objects in the schema. Big proxies.json are unreadable otherwise.

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                      • Specifying a name for a premade function

                        If no function is present in a Function App, the “getting started” assistant is shown which allows adding a premade function. However, you can’t specify a name for the resulting function there, which is why you’ll end up with insignificant names such as “HTTPTriggerCSharp1” or “HTTPTriggerJS1”. It would be great if the user could optionally specify a function name in this dialog.

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                        • Add an empty / drain trigger to Azure Storage Queues

                          Currently there seems to be no easy way to run code as soon as a Storage Queue has been emptied. It would be great to have an empty or drain trigger to call a different Azure Function for some pre-processing of batch jobs.

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                          • VS 2017 Azure function for powershell.

                            Currently I don't see any powershell support within VS 2017 for developing azure function. Any idea when this would occur?

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                            • Visual Studio Tooling - Javascript Project Template

                              C# Project Template was recently added for Visual Studio Tooling https://feedback.azure.com/forums/355860-azure-functions/suggestions/13301214-visual-studios-tooling-with-local-execution-debug , however this doesn't handle all languages - F#, Javascript/Typescript, etc.

                              Hoping we can get support added for better deployment capabilities with other languages as well as source code management. Great to see the Azure Function tooling finally make it to RTM for C#!

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                              • Scale # of servers in consumption plan based on Service Bus Queue Size

                                My service bus will spike at the top of each hour with up to 1000+ messages to get processed immediately. It would be nice for the consumption plan to allow us to scale the # of servers to come online to be based on that queue size. Example: for 1000 messages, I would like 10 servers to come online (1 server per 100 in the queue).

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                                • Function App support Powershell v5

                                  Function App's PowerShell is currently v4.

                                  But i want to use PowerShell v5 in function app.

                                  PowerShell v5 have so nice features and i use v5 in my local machine.

                                  So i want to run a same script in local to function app.

                                  Please update function app's powershell.

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                                  • Support the function/storage simulator under linux

                                    Currently only windows supported for development.

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                                    • On Premises Function App - Method to deploy from Visual Studio

                                      It dosen't appear that there is any method to deploy Functions to the on-premises "Azure Functions Runtime" - it seems you need to create the Function in the web-based IDE.

                                      Can we expect some method to deploy Functions from a local development environment to an On Premises server running Azure Functions Runtime?

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                                      • API Management + Azure Functions: Custom Authorizers

                                        Hi, guys are you fine?

                                        I'm thinking to create an interceptor function but I didn't find this feature at azure functions/API Management.

                                        at the AWS they have a native implementation called Custom Authorizers: "Custom Authorizers allow you to run an AWS Lambda Function before your targeted AWS Lambda Function. This is useful for Microservice Architectures or when you simply want to do some Authorization before running your business logic."

                                        Do you know if is that possible in the future?

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                                        • Fix the first public-facing Visual Studio Durable Functions example so that it works.

                                          When a newbie to Functions wants to learn more about Durable Functions by getting hands-on with VS, it would be nice if the first public-facing example one is likely to encounter at the following link...

                                          https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/durable/durable-functions-create-first-csharp

                                          Didn't have steps which were no longer applicable (I don't see a ZIP opts in VS where it says there is one) or where the sample, once completed, leads to the following error...

                                          Error:
                                          Function (MyDurableFunction) Error: The binding type(s) 'orchestrationTrigger' are not registered. Please ensure the type is correct and the binding extension is installed.
                                          Session Id: <removed>
                                          Timestamp: 2018-12-24T01:31:23.293Z

                                          I can understand…

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