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Azure Functions for Python

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Python support for Azure Functions is based on Python 3.6/3.7/3.8/3.9 and 3.10 (coming soon), serverless hosting on Linux and the Functions 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0 runtime.

Here is the current status of Python in Azure Functions:

What are the supported Python versions?

Azure Functions Runtime Python 3.6 Python 3.7 Python 3.8 Python 3.9
Azure Functions 2.0 ✔ ✔ - -
Azure Functions 3.0 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Azure Functions 4.0 - ✔ ✔ ✔

What's available?

  • Build, test, debug and publish using Azure Functions Core Tools (CLI) or Visual Studio Code
  • Triggers / Bindings : HTTP, Blob, Queue, Timer, Cosmos DB, Event Grid, Event Hubs and Service Bus
  • Create a Python Function on Linux using a custom docker image
  • Triggers / Bindings : Custom binding support

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Issues and feature requests are tracked in a variety of places. To report this feedback, please file an issue to the relevant repository below:

Item Description Link
Python Worker Programming Model, Triggers & Bindings File an Issue
Linux Base Docker Images File an Issue
Runtime Script Host & Language Extensibility File an Issue
VSCode VSCode Extension for Azure Functions File an Issue
Core Tools Command Line Interface for Local Development File an Issue
Portal User Interface or Experience Issue File an Issue
Templates Code Issues with Creation Template File an Issue


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