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Azure Function Exponential Retry

The default retry interval for an Azure Function sends four retries at exponentially increasing intervals, which scale by 7.5 seconds but are capped between 5 and 45 seconds. This post explains how to specify a custom exponential retry interval for your function.

Delete read-only Functions

I’m developing functions in Visual Studio instead of developing them in the Azure Portal. If you open the function in the Azure Portal you will receive the following message: Your app is currently in read-only mode because you have published a generated function.json. Changes made to function.json will not be honored by the Functions runtime.…

Asynchronuous Processing

Asynchronuous processing is a feature you might not use that often. Below link explains the concept: Link: Asynchronuous Programming. I needed the asynchronous call in an Azure function. More specifically I had to trigger a logic app for four different regions. I found however that if one of the regions failed, the processing of the…

Deploy Azure Functions using Powershell and FTP

Deploying an Azure Function to Azure to a large extent resembles deploying an API App. See Link: ¬†Deploy Api App.¬†The only problem is, we can’t create a deployment package for Azure Functions via Visual Studio. Instead, go to the Azure Portal. Open the relevant Function container and click Download App Content. You will now get…

Latest gotchas for Azure Functions

Delete a function: You can remove a function from a function app via the Azure Portal. Select the function in the Function App. Select the Manage menu en click [Delete]. Very easy. I just didn’t know it was possible. Timer trigger: If you want to build an Azure Function that is executed let’s say every…

Example Logic App with Azure Function

It’s basic, but I am not that familiar with JSON yet. I saw an example where you use a logic app to retrieve all tweets with anchor #LogicApps. Next you see an Azure function named Returning ComplexResp is called. See the screenprint below: What we see, is that the Azure function takes input from the…