Logic Apps Overview
Logic Apps is a tool for integration solutions which offers scalability for apps & devices on cloud. Logic apps does this by offering a visual programming interface for developers to solve any kind of business problems. The basic concept in logic apps is a trigger, which is similar any action that prompts a series of actions to follow. As the trigger initiates, it causes a sequence of actions to take place based on the condition logic. Before that, connectors help along with triggers to complete the whole action based on conditions set by the user. Connectors are similar to an account on Dropbox etc.
What Logic Apps Offers
Logic apps boasts many advantages over other integration solutions. Firstly, it offers an easy to use visual programming tool for designing solutions. Secondly, with the help cloud service as Microsoft Azure (which is Microsoft’s Infrastructure as a Service), Logic apps enables you to connect systems varying in homogeneity across systems situated in brick and mortar businesses as well as those on cloud. Thirdly, it comes off as having a similar nature to other integration solution platforms such as BizTalk server possessing a top notch and a seasoned integration support.
Creating a Logic App
So it all starts with a trigger that enables your workflow to get going. I will assume you already possess an Azure account. Use that to sign in azure portal and click the Enterprise Integration Option. It will breed a variety of options, among that choose Logic Apps. After sorting out shown Azure resources in the next menu, hop onto the create button and click it. Congrats!! You just created your first logic apps app!! From thereon just select Blank Logic App. The visual programming interface will pop up which will provide you with a variety of triggers which will be used in the logic apps workflow.