We have our application working locally now, nothing better than making it available to the world so that we can show everyone what we have developed.
In this case we are going to use Azure Static Web Apps.
But firstly, what is Azure Static Web Apps? Azure Static Web Apps is a service that automatically builds and deploys full stack web apps to Azure from a code repository. Belo you can see the whole workflow around the ASWA:
And we're going to deploy our application using directly in the Visual Studio Code using the extension:
Open up VS Code and let's get into the Azure Portal right there! Click on the Azure icon and sign in with your Azure account:
Go to the
Create Static Web App with a
Now, follow these steps:
- Include a app name. Ex.: intro-starwars-app
- Select a region for hosting our app.
- Now we need to include the location of our application. For our application will be:
- The final step is to include the location of our build output. In this case, remove
buildand leave blank
A box will open, click on the link:
Open Actions in GitHub
Once you click it, you will be redirected to the GitHub Actions repository page showing the entire build workflow (C.I and C.D).
Now let's return to the Azure Static Web Apps Extension and right click on
And see the app in action!
If you want, you can see the deployed application HERE - Star Wars Intro App
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