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Episode 28: Azure Functions for Mobile Apps with Donna Malayeri

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This week, James is joined by friend of the show Donna Malayeri, Program Manager at Microsoft in Azure Functions, who introduces us to serverless compute with Azure Functions. We discuss what Azure Functions is, how they work, and why they matter for mobile developers. Donna walks us through several mobile focused scenarios that Azure Functions are ideal for.


  • [01:00] What are Azure Functions and Serverless Compute
  • [03:30] Where to Get Started
  • [07:30] Mobile Use Cases for Azure Functions
  • [10:00] Our First Azure Function
  • [15:00] Content Moderation Sample
  • [22:30] App Insights Statistics
  • [28:00] Durable Azure Functions

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