Tagged: azure functions


Wrapping up Integrate 2016

As you’ve probably noticed (or not), I didn’t write a blogpost on Integrate 2016 day 2, nor did I do that for day 3. I did write a Day 1 recap though. The reason is that Day 1 is traditionally a whole lot of Microsoft talk. It’s all about new and updated stuff, things that really need to get out to the world. That doesn’t mean day 2 and 3 are less interesting,...


Referencing external assemblies in Azure Functions

I have previously blogged about Azure Functions and the potential of these small, stand-alone functions. It is a welcome addition to the Microsoft’s micro services vision. Function Apps are about the smallest amount of work you can do and it’s all easily exposed through an API. You can code Node.JS if you want, but if you use C#, you have the entire .Net framework at your disposal – not everything out-of-the box...


Logic Apps and the purpose of Azure Functions

I have been looking at Azure Logic Apps since last year, but I couldn’t find a purpose for it, except retweeting a tweet. I couldn’t find a real world scenario for it. It was just too limited. There are connectors, but what should I do with the message? Maybe a BizTalk mapping or fire a business rule? And you need BizTalk Services for that. I don’t know about BizTalk Services, but...