Serverless computing: Azure Functions and Xamarin in 20 minutes

Date: 14 Mar 2018
Location: Las Vegas
Event name: Visual Studio Live
Duration: 20 minutes


One of the most exciting additions to Microsoft Azure is called Functions. This lets developers quickly build and deploy code to the cloud without complicated setup. Also dubbed 'serverless computing,' Azure Functions can be triggered by timers, HTTP calls, database operations and more. They can communicate with other Azure services or mobile and desktop applications such as those made with Xamarin. This session will give you an introduction to Azure Functions and get you started with this exciting aspect of modern computing.

Sample code (GitHub):


You can browse, fork, download the sample source code on GitHub.