Microsoft’s Azure Functions serverless computing platform now has beta support for Java programming, a feature developers have demanded since Azure Functions’ 2016 debut.The beta inclusion of Java joins Azure Functions’ existing support of JavaScript, C#, F#, Python, PHP, Bash, Batch, and PowerShell.[ A developer’s guide: Get started with serverless computing.

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The Java runtime will share features of Azure Functions such as triggering options, data bindings, and a serverless model with autoscaling.

The new support for Java is a follow-up to Microsoft’s recently announced capability for running the open source Azure Functions runtime on .Net Core, the company’s cross-platform implementation of its .Net development platform.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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