An Ambivert’s Guide to Azure Functions

Chloe Condon
Mar 29 · 12 min read
[insert collective support group “Hi Chloe” here]
I think this visual says it all.
What I’m feeling internally vs. showing externally

Flic Button

Azure Functions

Twilio + Microsoft Docs= ❤️
Seriously, he’s real. I promise.

Goal:

Use Azure Functions to create a button that will save me from awkward social interactions by…​

A diagram of what we will be setting up

Let’s get to the code!​

Create Resource

For this example, I’m selecting In-portal.
And I have selected Webhook + API

Let’s Create a Fake Boyfriend

Frog puppet reenactment of me trying to test this with Ty.
He’s really handsome, right? We met online.
Sample message trigger index.js
Sample call trigger index.js
Sample TwiML
My “very real” fake boyfriend
“My, what a robotic voice you have!” -a modern day Little Red Riding Hood/Me
If only.
Happy Ambiverting! (GIF courtesy of Sentry.io)

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Thanks to Suz Hinton and chanezon.

Chloe Condon

Written by

Musical theatre actress turned developer evangelist.

Microsoft Azure

Any language. Any platform. Our team is focused on making the world more amazing for developers and IT operations communities with the best that Microsoft Azure can provide. If you want to contribute in this journey with us, contact us at medium@microsoft.com