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Azure Functions Monitoring

Azure Functions not showing all executions under Monitoring

I recently deployed a very simple Azure Functions 2.0 project from Visual Studio 2019 that contained a single timer triggered function. The function had a daily timer trigger and I noticed that there were gaps in the executions in the monitoring tab in the Azure portal. I went looking in the associated storage account tables

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Redic Cache

Implementing ASP.NET Core session with Redis Cache on Azure

Using Redis cache in Windows Azure to save session state for an ASP.NET Core web app is quick and easy to configure. Create your Redis Cache in Azure Firstly, if you don’t have an Azure account create a Free Azure Trial Account. Once you’re logged into your Azure account, Click the + Create a resource

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Azure Functions with imperative bindings

I recently needed to create an Azure Function, triggered off a storage queue, that checked the status of an external process via Http call. If that process was complete, download a JSON file and a png file to save them to Azure Blob Storage. The problem I found was the standard Blob output binding only

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Azure Functions and Sentry in Visual Studio 2017

Sentry is a fantastic tool for error tracking in all kinds of applications, including Azure Functions. I focus primarily on the ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core stack and the integrations couldn’t be easier. I’m building out several Azure Functions projects at the moment in Visual Studio 2017 and wanted to incorporate Sentry to report on exceptions.

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