App Services Using Microsoft Azure

In this article, I have explained how to create and configure App Services using Microsoft Windows Azure. App Service is a Platform-as-a-Services (PaaS) offering of Microsoft Azure.

In this article, I have explained how to create and configure App Services using Microsoft Windows Azure.
 
App Service is a Platform-as-a-Services (PaaS) offering of Microsoft Azure. that can be used to -
  • Create web and mobile apps for any platform or device.
  • Integrate your apps with Solutions-as-a-Services SaaS solutions
  • Connect with on-premises applications, and automate your business processes.
Note

Azure runs your apps on fully managed virtual machines (VMs) with your choice of shared VM resources or dedicated VMs.
 
VM – Virtual Machine
 
App Services Types
  • Web - Hosting websites and web applications
  • Mobile – Hosting mobile app backends
  • API - Hosting RESTFUL Services
  • Logic Apps – Automating business process, Integrating Systems, and data across cloud without writing code.
Now, lets’ s go and create a web app using Azure portal.
 
Open http://manage.windowsazure.com
 
Log into your Azure subscription using your live email.
 
Microsoft Azure subscription 
 
Navigate to the App Services.
 
App Services 
 
App Services
 
Click "Add" to create a new web app.
 
create new web app 
 
Click "Web app template" on the page.
 
Lots of templates are available here; ex - WordPress, Web app + SQL
 
Web app template
 
Web app template
 
Click "Create".
 
Create Web App 
 
Provide the app name as “helloworldvinodh” and pick your subscription.
 
Create a new resource “helloworld” and click "Create".
 
Create a new resource 
 
After successful creation of web app, navigate it into browser.
 
Web App 
 
App Service App
 
Provide the deployment credentials for FTP.
 
Azure Web app deployment
 
Azure Web app deployment
 
Open some third-party FTP software
 
In this scenario, I am using FileZilla Client.
 
Open FileZilla Client.
 
FileZilla Client
 
Azure
 
Provide the host name
 
Hostname: ftps://waws-prod-sn1-077.ftp.azurewebsites.windows.net
Username: helloworldvinodh\vinodh
Password: *************
 
Click Quickconnect
 
After successful connection
 
Navigate to WWWROOT directory
 
WWWROOT
 
Create a sample helloworld HTML named index.html
 
Azure 
 
Move the index.html file to root directory
 
Azure 
 
Now open the web app url http://helloworldvinodh.azurewebsites.net/
 
Azure web app 
 
Happy learning!......