Build a Serverless MBaaS with Azure Functions

I’ve been writing for a while about mobile backends as a service, or MBaaS. An MBaaS is just a service endpoint in the cloud that provides mobile-optimized secure access to cloud resources. The intent is that you do not distribute secrets with your mobile app. Once a secret is distributed with your mobile app, it…

Creating Documents in DocumentDB with Azure Functions HTTP API

Thus far in my story of implementing Azure Mobile Apps in a dynamic (consumption) plan of Azure Functions using DocumentDB, I’ve got the basic CRUD HTTP API stubbed out and the initialization of my DocumentDB collection done. It’s now time to work on the actual endpoints that my Azure Mobile Apps SDK will call. There…