Azure function not receiving json messages using Topic Service Bus Trigger


While developing an Azure Function application, using this tutorial, I encountered a problem. Ultimately, using `func new` generated my function (the run.csx file) which looked like this: public static void Run(string mySbMsg, TraceWriter log) { log.Info($"C# ServiceBus topic trigger function processed message: {mySbMsg}"); } Side note: the `mySbMsg` is important – it’s defined in the...

Windows Azure Pricing Announced


Microsoft has finally released their pricing model for the forthcoming Windows Azure Windows Azure: Compute = $0.12 / hour Storage = $0.15 / GB stored / month Storage Transactions = $0.01 / 10K Bandwidth = $0.10 in / $0.15 out / GB SQL Azure: Web Edition – Up to 1 GB relational database = $9.99 Business Edition – Up to 10 GB relational database = $99.99 Bandwidth = $0.10 in / $0.15 out / GB .Net...

Windows Azure – Firefox & “Port Restricted for Security Reasons”


I’ve been starting to delve into the world of Windows Azure this week. After getting the Azure Samples loaded, I tried running one of them (just by hitting F5 in VS) and, as Firefox is my default browser, got a “Port Restricted For Security Reasons” error. Of course, it worked fine in IE Here is what to do – It turns out, that my application was trying to use port 87 on...