Episode 153: WebJobs with Pranav Rastogi | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show

In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Pranav Rastogi, Program Manager for the ASP.NET Team.  Pranav starts by giving a brief overview of what Azure WebJobs are and what they can be used for.  WebJobs provide a way to run background processes as part of your Azure Websites which al
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