In this episode, Dmitry brings Jeremy Likness into the studio for a discussion of Azure Functions, which provide the powerful capability to merge events and code to quickly deploy micro services directly from Visual Studio or as part of a DevOps pipeline.

With a variety of triggers that call the code and bindings that connect code with resources like storage, queues, and databases, functions empower developers to focus on what is unique about their code without having to deal with infrastructure and scaffolding.

Matthew Henderson does a demo for Scott Hanselman to show how simple it can be to build serverless apps that leverage bindings for Microsoft Graph (e.g., reading data from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in a OneDrive folder) to avoid writing laborious initialization and authentication code, all using Azure Functions.

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