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Going serverles with Azure Functions, the rebel service​​


Christos Matskas​​


Christos Matskas is a software developer, blogger, speaker and all around geek. He currently works at Microsoft as an Azure Premier Field Engineer. Before joining Microsoft, he was a successful entrepreneur and had the chance to collaborate with companies such as MarkIT, Lockheed Martin and Barclays. He's been building software for over 12 years and he's a passionate Open Source advocate. He contributes regularly to numerous OSS projects and works closely with the community to make the developer space bigger and better.

Brief Overview


In this talk we look at Azure Functions, the young, cool cousin of Azure's battle-tested and much loved WebJobs.

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Azure Functions is the young and cool cousin of our battle-tested and much loved WebJobs. Azure Functions introduces an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that provides a radical new approach on how you set up and run tasks, create APIs and microservices. Functions truly shine due to the great interoperability they provide with lots of Azure services, SaaS products, and on-premise systems. Join Christos to learn how you can build and deploy Azure Functions written in JavaScript, C#, Python and PHP using various tools such as VS Code, Visual Studio or your favourite browser. Azure Functions is definitely the cool kid on the block and this is a great opportunity to see them in action in this session.