Monitor GitHub events by using a webhook with Azure Functions

Azure Functions

Webhooks offer a lightweight mechanism for your app to be notified by another service when something of interest happens. In this module. you'll learn how to trigger an Azure function with a GitHub webhook and parse the payload for insights.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Trigger your function with a webhook
  • Analyze the message from the webhook
  • Secure webhook payloads with a secret


  • Beginner-level knowledge of Azure Functions
  • A GitHub account