Building Durable Azure Functions allows us to orchestrate workflows using only code in a reliable way that previously was only available in other services such as Logic Apps. Let’s take a look at how they work, and when they best fit our needs.
Microsoft Ignite 2020 is currently on it’s first day and Logic Apps just got a new version in Public Preview that shares the runtime with Azure Functions, letting you run them anywhere, and there’s a new VS Code extension that lets you debug them locally. I just had to dive in and have a look!
Are you curious about what US companies filed for an IPO on the stock market recently? Let’s automate an email report using Azure Functions, Logic Apps, an RSS feed and of course PowerShell.
We’ll go through how to create a simple PowerShell Azure Function that calls an API with the key stored in an Azure Key Vault, and then how to call it from somewhere else!