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Creating Durable Azure Functions

In this lab, we create and run an Azure Durable Function and retrieve the result of the orchestration via PowerShell.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon May 20, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Log In to the Azure Portal

    Log in to the Azure portal using the username and password provided in your lab credentials. Observe the region/location your lab resources are deployed to.

  2. Challenge

    Add a Durable Orchestration Function to the Function App

    Create a new Durable Functions orchestrator function, and name it MyDurableFunctionsOrchestrator.

  3. Challenge

    Add a Durable Activity Function to the Function App

    Create a Durable Functions activity function, and name it Hello.

  4. Challenge

    Create a Durable Functions HTTP Starter Function in the Function App

    • Create a Durable Functions HTTP starter function, and name it MyDurableFunctionsHttpStart.
    • Copy the Function URL for use later in the lab.
    • Review the function code, and comment out (//) the dynamic eventData line.
    • Replace eventData on line 17 with null.
  5. Challenge

    Run the Durable Function Starter and Get the Results with Azure CLI

    • Start a Cloud Shell session using the existing storage account. You will need to start the session in the same region your lab resources are deployed.
    • Declare the $startUrl using the URL you copied before, and replace {functionName} in the URL with MyDurableFunctionsOrchestrator.
    • Start the orchestration, convert the response content from JSON, and review the output of the orchestration.

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