App Service

Official Documentation

Service Description

The App Service provides functions for a group of application types that have similar requirements in terms of installation, provisioning, authentication, scaling, etc. In addition to Web Apps for hosting conventional Web applications, these include Mobile Apps for providing backends for mobile clients, Logic Apps for implementing API-based workflows, and API Apps providing functions over Web-based interfaces.

Getting Started

  1. 9/27/2016, Webpage
    App Service Web Apps is a fully managed platform that lets you build, deploy, and scale enterprise-grade web apps. This learning path will help you learn how easy it is to use...
  2. 7/8/2016, Video, 0:03:49
    To learn more about choosing the best backend for your mobile app, click: is a short introduction to Azure App Service and the components that, once...
  3. 4/13/2016, Video, 0:25:14
    If you want to know more about picking the best backend for your mobile app, see: . With App Service...
  4. 11/14/2016, Mva
    If you’re looking to build powerful web and mobile apps that connect to data anywhere, don’t miss this course on Azure App Service. With this cloud platform, you can do just...
  5. 2/10/2017, Video, 1:17:34
    As a developer, you’ll go through the platform as a service capabilities of Azure. Particularly focussing on Azure App Service - for web, mobile, api, functions and workflows...
  6. 4/10/2017, Webpage
    App Service has come a very long way in the nearly 5 years it has been a service in Azure. Along the way, we’ve added a number of features, changed the pricing model, we’ve...

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Azure Documentation

1. App Service Documentation
2. Overview
     2.1. About Web Apps
     2.2. About Web App for Containers
     2.3. About App Service Environments
     2.4. Compare hosting options
3. Quickstarts
     3.1. Create .NET Core app
     3.2. Create .NET Framework app
     3.3. Create Node.js app
     3.4. Create PHP app
     3.5. Create Java app
     3.6. Create Python app
     3.7. Create static HTML site
4. Tutorials
     4.1. 1 - App with DB
          4.1.1. .NET with SQL DB
          4.1.2. PHP with MySQL
          4.1.3. Node.js with MongoDB
          4.1.4. Java with MySQL
     4.2. 1 - Create RESTful API
     4.3. 2 - Map Custom Domain
     4.4. 3 - Bind SSL Certificate
     4.5. 4 - Add CDN
5. Samples
     5.1. Azure CLI
     5.2. Azure PowerShell
6. Concepts
     6.1. How App Service works
     6.2. App Service plans
     6.3. OS functionality
     6.4. Authentication and authorization
     6.5. Hybrid connections
     6.6. Traffic Manager integration
     6.7. Local cache
     6.8. Diagnostics
7. How-To guides
     7.1. Configure app
          7.1.1. Use app settings
          7.1.2. Upload existing Java app
          7.1.3. Configure PHP
          7.1.4. Python
          7.1.5. Connect to on-prem resources
     7.2. Deploy to Azure
          7.2.1. Deploy the app
      Deploy ZIP file
      Deploy via FTP
      Deploy via cloud sync
      Deploy continuously
      Deploy from local Git
      Deploy with template
          7.2.2. Set deployment credentials
          7.2.3. Create staging environments
     7.3. Map custom domain
          7.3.1. Buy domain
          7.3.2. Map domains with Traffic Manager
          7.3.3. Migrate an active domain
     7.4. Secure app
          7.4.1. Buy SSL cert
          7.4.2. Authenticate users
      Authenticate with Azure AD
      Authenticate with Facebook
      Authenticate with Google
      Authenticate with Microsoft account
      Authenticate with Twitter
          7.4.3. Use Managed Service Identity
          7.4.4. Use SSL cert in application code
          7.4.5. Configure TLS mutual authentication
     7.5. Scale app
          7.5.1. Scale up server capacity
          7.5.2. Configure PremiumV2 tier
          7.5.3. Scale out to multiple instances
     7.6. Monitor app
          7.6.1. Quotas & alerts
          7.6.2. Enable logs
     7.7. Manage app
          7.7.1. Manage the hosting plan
          7.7.2. Back up an app
          7.7.3. Restore a backup
          7.7.4. Clone an app
          7.7.5. Move resources
     7.8. Run background tasks
          7.8.1. Create WebJobs
          7.8.2. Develop WebJobs using VS
8. Reference
     8.1. Azure CLI
     8.2. Azure PowerShell
     8.3. REST API
9. Resources
     9.1. Azure Roadmap
     9.2. Pricing
     9.3. Quota Information
     9.4. Service Updates & Release Notes
          9.4.1. Azure Updates
          9.4.2. Azure SDK for .NET 3.0
          9.4.3. Azure SDK for .NET 2.9
          9.4.4. Azure SDK for .NET 2.8
          9.4.5. Azure SDK for .NET 2.7
          9.4.6. Azure SDK for .NET 2.6
          9.4.7. Azure SDK for .NET 2.5.1
          9.4.8. Azure SDK for .NET 2.5
          9.4.9. Azure SDK for .NET 2.4
          9.4.10. Azure SDK for .NET 2.3
          9.4.11. Azure SDK for .NET 2.2
          9.4.12. Azure SDK for .NET 2.1
          9.4.13. Azure SDK for .NET 2.0
     9.5. Best practices
     9.6. Samples
     9.7. Videos
     9.8. Cookbooks
          9.8.1. Reference Architectures
          9.8.2. Deployment Scripts
     9.9. Troubleshooting
          9.9.1. Troubleshoot with Visual Studio
          9.9.2. Troubleshoot Node.js app
          9.9.3. Troubleshoot HTTP 502 & 503
          9.9.4. Troubleshoot performance issues
          9.9.5. FAQ
      Availability, performance, and application FAQ
      Deployment FAQ
      Open source technologies FAQ
      Configuration and management FAQ

Online Training Content

Date Title
5/24/2017 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
5/5/2017 Cloud-Anwendungsentwicklung
3/24/2017 Microsoft Azure for IT Pros Content Series: Web & Mobile Apps
11/14/2016 Deep Dive into Azure App Service: A Platform to Build Modern Applications
9/25/2016 Using Azure Functions to Build Nanoservices
8/27/2016 Deploying Web Apps to Azure App Service
2/4/2016 Applications on Azure: Putting All the Pieces Together
12/7/2015 Azure Backend for Android & iOS apps
7/23/2015 Developing Websites Using Python and Django
6/9/2015 Einführung in den Azure App Service

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Tool Description
Easy Stop/Start for Websites (App services) This script stop/starts websites (app services) just by given a WebApp Name.
Get-AllWebAppbackup  Powershell Script to give customized output for backup of all Webapp under a particular subscription. The code will generate an output file in csv format which contains the required webapp name, Resource Group name, the oldest backup configured for the webapp and the latest back
Open From Azure Websites Open any Azure hosted web application as a Website Project.
CloudMonix CloudMonix enhances Microsoft Azure by providing deep monitoring of most of Azure's infrastructure via live dashboards, ability to self-heal from many different production issues, on-demand historical performance and uptime reports, customizable alerts & notifications, sophisticated auto-scaling engine, integration to third party systems, and a lot more.
Azure Websites Migration Assistant The Azure Websites Migration Assistant will analyze your IIS installation and identify which sites can be migrated to the cloud, highlighting any elements which cannot be migrated or are unsupported on the platform. Once analyzed the migration assistant will also create the website(s) and database(s), under a given Azure subscription, required to support your site(s).


Date Title Length
12/6/2017 Keynote Demo: Visual Studio Code with Azure 0:18:05
11/29/2017 Azure App Services (ILB ASE) 0:31:27
11/22/2017 Azure Friday | Using Web App for Containers in a Multi-Tier Application 0:12:57
11/22/2017 Using Web App for Containers in a Multi-Tier Application 0:12:56
11/19/2017 Cloud Tech 10 - 20th November 2017 - CosmosDB, Cloud Shell, DevOps and more! 0:07:47
11/17/2017 What's new with Azure App Service 0:09:01
11/17/2017 Debug Azure with the Snapshot Debugger | T208 0:09:07
11/17/2017 Python development in Azure with Visual Studio Team Services | T171 0:11:22
11/17/2017 Java development in Azure with Visual Studio Team Services 0:16:38
11/16/2017 Node.js development in Azure with Visual Studio Team Services 0:13:22

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