AZURE NEWS: What’s new with .NET on Azure Functions – June 2021

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 v16.10 includes full support for .Net 5.0 ‘isolated process’ in Azure Functions, as well as early preview support for .Net 6 in Azure Functions.

Here are some important facts about .NET5 and 6 support in Azure Functions:

  • Visual Studio 2019 v16.10, released in May, includes full support for creating, local debugging, and deploying .NET 5.0 isolated process Azure Functions apps
  • Local tooling support for creating, running, and deploying .NET 6.0 function apps is currently limited to a preview release of Azure Functions Core Tools V4
  • Use the latest release of Azure Functions Core Tools V4 preview
  • While other language workers are included in the current Core Tools V4 preview, they are unsupported at this time
  • Note that .NET 6.0 on Azure Functions is currently offered as an early preview and there is no official support
  • NET 5.0 is the first .NET version supported by the isolated model
  • The Azure Functions team is committed to providing full support for .NET 6.0 as soon as .NET 6.0 is generally available in November 2021.
  • Azure Functions supports two programming models for .NET—isolated process and in-process.
  • Early previews of .NET 6.0 include both programming models.
  • To run .NET 6.0, you need Azure Functions V4.
  • Local tooling support for creating, running, and deploying .NET 6.0 function apps is currently limited to a preview release of Azure Functions Core Tools V4.
  • You can only deploy .NET 6.0 function apps to Azure Functions V4 preview on Windows hosting plans.
  • While other language workers are included in the current Core Tools V4 preview, they are unsupported at this time.
  • Continue to use Azure Functions V3 and Core Tools V3 for other languages and production workloads.
  • If you need access to features that are currently missing, such as Durable Functions, use the in-process model.
  • Microsoft will soon bring .NET 6.0 Azure Functions support to tools like Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code and to all hosting plans in Azure.
  • Expect a public preview of Azure Functions V4 in the third quarter of this year and general availability in November.

 

 

Read the original article here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/apps-on-azure/what-s-new-with-net-on-azure-functions-june-2021/ba-p/2428669

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