Everything you can do in regular applications, you can do in Azure Functions. In this video, explore some possible use-cases that can be thought up when creating apps.
- [Instructor] At this point,…you might be wondering what other use cases…there might be for using Azure Functions in mobile apps.…Since Azure Functions are very easy to draft,…they are perfect for some prototyping.…You've seen how easy it is…to create a new function from the Azure Portal…and even make code adjustments there.…This way, you can create a mock backend…in a matter of minutes.…Something that is inseparable…for mobile apps is push notifications.…Azure Functions are very well suited…to send push notifications.…Because functions can have a variety of triggers,…you can easily trigger a push notification whenever a record…is added in the database,…or a message is put on a queue, for example.…
When you use the Azure Notification Hub…to send push messages, you don't even…have to write code to send an actual push message,…you can simply use the built-in output binding.…Another use case that is pretty common is image processing.…This is usually not something…you want to be waiting on from within your application.…
- What serverless is and when to use it
- Creating Azure functions
- Creating your first Azure Functions App
- Creating an Azure function in Visual Studio
- Creating a new Xamarin.Forms app
- Use cases for Azure Functions in apps
- Securing Azure Functions apps
- Monitoring Azure functions in Production
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Serverless
2. Creating Azure Functions
3. Creating a Xamarin.Forms App
4. Azure Functions Architecture
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