Using Queue Triggers

Learn how to apply a storage queue trigger in Azure Functions.

Functions can be bound to Azure Queue Storage. Azure Queue Storage is a component of the Azure Storage Account. This technology allows us to use a storage account as a message broker, which is a technology that allows separate applications and services to exchange messages. We can place messages on a queue so they can be read by any eligible subscribers.

We can use Azure Functions both to place messages on a queue and read them from a queue. In this lesson, we will cover both of these functionalities. We will do so with the aid of the following interactive playground:

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