Build Serverless APIs with Azure Functions

Azure Functions

Use Visual Studio Code and Azure Functions to rapidly create a serverless API, implement a RESTful architecture and safely store secure information like connection strings.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Establish a solid understanding of Application Programming Interfaces (API).
  • Create an API with Azure Functions v3 programming model for Node.js.
  • Connect to Azure Cosmos DB from an Azure Function.
  • Discern the benefits of REST and how to implement a RESTful API.
  • Distinguish the different types of security for Azure Functions and web-based APIs.
  • Deploy an Azure Functions application.