AZURE NEWS: “Creating Azure Functions using .NET 5” (preview)

AZURE NEWS: Use .NET 5 in your Azure Functions

In December, Microsoft announced that they were working on an “out-of-process” version of .NET 5 for Azure Functions.
Since then, Microsoft has continued their work, and now they have released a guide on how to create Azure Functions that support .NET 5. This also includes workarounds for Linux-based Functions.
The .NET 5 support contains some ‘breaking changes, but nothing critical, and in general, it works really well.


Read Microsoft’s blog post here: (Preview) Creating Azure Functions using .NET 5 – Microsoft Tech Community

See the Azure Function .NET 5 worker on GitHub here: Azure/azure-functions-dotnet-worker-preview (


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