App Service

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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. 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...
  2. 7/3/2018, Video, 0:12:32
    Byron Tardif joins Scott Hanselman to discuss Azure App Service Web Apps, the best way to build and host web applications in the programming language of your choice without...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  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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App Service Documentation

1. Overview
     1.1. About Web Apps
     1.2. About App Service on Linux
     1.3. About App Service Environments
     1.4. Compare hosting options
2. Quickstarts
     2.1. Create .NET Core app
     2.2. Create .NET Framework app
     2.3. Create Node.js app
     2.4. Create PHP app
     2.5. Create Java app
     2.6. Create static HTML site
     2.7. Run Windows container
3. Tutorials
     3.1. App with DB
          3.1.1. .NET Core with SQL DB
          3.1.2. .NET with SQL DB
          3.1.3. PHP with MySQL
          3.1.4. Node.js with MongoDB
     3.2. Customize Windows (container)
     3.3. Access SQL DB securely
     3.4. Host RESTful API
     3.5. Map Custom Domain
     3.6. Bind SSL Certificate
     3.7. Add CDN
     3.8. Authenticate users
4. Samples
     4.1. Azure CLI
     4.2. Azure PowerShell
     4.3. Resource Manager templates
5. Concepts
     5.1. How App Service works
     5.2. App Service plans
     5.3. OS functionality
     5.4. Security
          5.4.1. Authentication and authorization
          5.4.2. OS and runtime patching
     5.5. Inbound and outbound IPs
     5.6. Hybrid connections
     5.7. Traffic Manager integration
     5.8. Local cache
     5.9. Diagnostics
6. How-To guides
     6.1. Configure app
          6.1.1. Use app settings
          6.1.2. Configure PHP
          6.1.3. Connect to on-prem resources
     6.2. Deploy to Azure
          6.2.1. Deploy the app
      Deploy ZIP or WAR
      Deploy via FTP
      Deploy via cloud sync
      Deploy continuously
      Deploy from local Git
      Deploy with template
          6.2.2. Set deployment credentials
          6.2.3. Create staging environments
          6.2.4. Resource Manager template guidance
     6.3. Map custom domain
          6.3.1. Buy domain
          6.3.2. Map domains with Traffic Manager
          6.3.3. Migrate an active domain
     6.4. Secure app
          6.4.1. Buy SSL cert
          6.4.2. Authenticate users
      Authenticate with Azure AD
      Authenticate with Facebook
      Authenticate with Google
      Authenticate with Microsoft account
      Authenticate with Twitter
          6.4.3. Advanced auth
          6.4.4. Restrict IPs
          6.4.5. Use a managed identity
          6.4.6. Reference secrets from Key Vault
          6.4.7. Use SSL cert in application code
          6.4.8. Configure TLS mutual authentication
     6.5. Scale app
          6.5.1. Scale up server capacity
          6.5.2. Configure PremiumV2 tier
          6.5.3. Scale out to multiple instances
          6.5.4. High density hosting
     6.6. Monitor app
          6.6.1. Quotas & alerts
          6.6.2. Enable logs
     6.7. Manage app
          6.7.1. Manage the hosting plan
          6.7.2. Back up an app
          6.7.3. Restore a backup
          6.7.4. Restore a snapshot
          6.7.5. Clone an app
          6.7.6. Move resources
     6.8. Run background tasks
          6.8.1. Create WebJobs
          6.8.2. Develop WebJobs using VS
          6.8.3. Get started with WebJobs SDK
          6.8.4. Use WebJobs SDK
7. Reference
     7.1. Azure CLI
     7.2. Azure PowerShell
     7.3. REST API
     7.4. Resource Manager template
8. Resources
     8.1. Build your skills with Microsoft Learn
     8.2. Azure Roadmap
     8.3. Pricing
     8.4. Quota Information
     8.5. Service Updates
     8.6. Best practices
     8.7. Samples
     8.8. Videos
     8.9. Cookbooks
          8.9.1. Reference Architectures
          8.9.2. Deployment Scripts
     8.10. Troubleshooting
          8.10.1. Troubleshoot with Visual Studio
          8.10.2. Troubleshoot Node.js app
          8.10.3. Troubleshoot HTTP 502 & 503
          8.10.4. Troubleshoot performance issues
          8.10.5. Troubleshoot domain and certificate issues
          8.10.6. FAQ
      Availability, performance, and application FAQ
      Deployment FAQ
      Open source technologies FAQ
      Configuration and management FAQ
     8.11. IP address change
          8.11.1. Inbound IP address
          8.11.2. Outbound IP address
          8.11.3. SSL address

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).


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Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Mobile Apps | The Xamarin Show
#FiveThings Magical Ways VS Code Can Work with Azure
How to deploy Azure Logic Apps through Visual Studio 2017 | Azure Tips and Tricks
TWC9: Unlimited Free Private GitHub Repos, Python in Azure App Service, CES Highlights and more
Learn about Serverless technology in Azure Government
How to work with connectors in Azure Logic Apps | Azure Tips and Tricks
Running your First Docker Container in Azure
Python on Azure: Part 3—CI/CD with Azure Pipelines | Azure Friday
Python on Azure: Part 1—Building Django apps with Visual Studio Code | Azure Friday
Python on Azure: Part 2—Deploying Django services to Azure Web Apps | Azure Friday

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