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A 8-post collection

Deploy an Azure Function App using Azure ARM Templates

The code for this post is part of the Azure Functions for SharePoint Github project. Background About a month ago, Doug Ware introduced the Azure Functions for SharePoint (AFSP) open source project. The project's goal is to provide a set of common plumbing functions for scenarios shared by most SharePoint provider hosted add-ins implemented as Azure Functions. As past posts of mine have indicated, I see Azure Functions as a compelling service from Azure. In addition, I think the Azure Functions pattern Doug is promoting is an equally compelling use of Functions in the Office and SharePoint space and I wanted to get involved with the project. One of the goals of the project is to enable people to make...


Loading Shared CSX Files in Azure Functions

As I mentioned in a recent post, I have been spending some time getting to know Azure Functions lately. A friend and I are taking the opportunity to learn about Azure Functions and build something that will help us with activities related to the community conferences we organize. As always, this is more of a breadcrumb trail for me, but leave a comment if this helps you! I'd love to hear from you. Why Do We Need Shared CSX Code? To help us focus on a real world problem, we are using Azure Functions to automate the management of some social media tasks for some conferences we organize. When we accept a speaker session or confirm a sponsor, we want...


Office PnP Cmdlet Updates and Azure Functions

Office PnP Cmdlets Now Use *-PnP* Prefix tl;dr; If you have not been paying attention, the (awesome) PowerShell PnP Cmdlets are undergoing a big change. How do I know this you might ask? Well, I could have found this out the easy way by reviewing the 2nd November PnP recording information from Vesa Juvonen. However, as I often do, I learned the hard way. To see the announcement and a demo, view the video below. What follows is is how I came to learn of the change while I was working with the Office PnP PowerShell cmdlets and some Azure Functions goodness. Test Driving Azure Functions With the recent introduction of Azure Functions I have been kicking the tires...