Category: Azure App Service

Logic Apps Pricing: Consumption Model vs Hourly Model

2 Aug 2016

In case you missed it, Logic Apps moved to General Availability last week. At the same time, pricing for Logic Apps gained a new option: Consumption charging i.e. pay by use. I‘ve been talking to a number of clients about this new pricing model, and every single one has expressed...

New LogicApps and BizTalk features announced

10 May 2016

At the BizTalk360 Integrate2016 conference today, Microsoft announced a whole slew of new features and functionality for both BizTalk 2016 and Logic Apps. Some of these include: 1) BizTalk 2016 will have a Logic Apps Connector 2) Logic Apps will have a BizTalk Connector… Yes, you read that right:...

Latest Logic Apps Community Webcast Recap – Feb 25th 2016

24 Feb 2016

In the latest installment of the logicappsio webcast, Jeff Hollan and Kevin Lam covered off new features released this month, and also talked about what is coming up – you can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iZc1i9d7y0. Of note in this webcast: Released features this month: Updated Designer now released –...

How to switch from the new to the old Logic Apps Designer (or vice versa)

Switching to the old Logic Apps designer from a new Logic App is relatively easy… if you don’t have anything in your logic app! You just need to change the $schema value at the top of your logic app definition. Here’s an example of how to do it: Create...

Microsoft release new Logic Apps Designer – but how do you use BizTalk Connectors or v1 API Apps?

23 Feb 2016

Updated 2016-02-25: I’ve clarified the section on setting access to your API App to Public Anonymous – you can still use Zumo tokens, but it’s better to use AD Auth to restrict access to your v1 API Apps – see this link for more info: http://aka.ms/logicapps-customapi. Jeff Hollan (Microsoft)...

How to create a marketplace API App from code: Hacking the Azure Portal

20 Jan 2016

So a few months ago, I was trying to work out how to create an instance of a marketplace API App via code. There was no API or samples for this at the time. API Apps (like Logic/Mobile/Web apps) can be deployed using ARM templates, so it was just...

App Service Environments: How to deploy API Apps to a Virtual Network

6 Jan 2016

Recently I was asked by a client: how do I deploy an API App or a Logic App to a Virtual Network (VNet)? If you’ve ever used BizTalk Services (MABS) then you’ll know one of the biggest limitations with MABS was that it didn’t support VNets: a lot of...

Logic Apps Roadmap for 2015-2016

3 Dec 2015

If you missed the @logicappsio LogicAppsLive community webcast (with Kevin Lam and Jon Fancey) last night, go watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4JdsPIHomM. During this webcast, they gave us the current road map for Logic Apps for the next 9 months. Here’s the slide: There’s quite a bit of content here,...

Microsoft announce new Logic App Features and new Designer

17 Nov 2015

At connect(); 2015 this year, Microsoft announced some new Azure App Service features relating to Logic Apps and API Apps (watch the video here:https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Visual-Studio/Connect-event-2015/909). Stephen Siciliano (@iscsus) gave a ten-minute session on current and new features for AAS (Azure App Service). Included in the new features: 1) Logic Apps...

Listing Subscriptions and Logic Apps from .NET

15 Nov 2015

For most people, using PowerShell scripts/cmdlets to access Azure and get information about subscriptions and resources (e.g. Logic Apps) will be enough. But what if you want to do it yourself from .NET? Luckily there are some good management libraries you can use. However, there aren’t a huge amount...