We're planning to work on a new project that'll use Azure Web Apps, we are also trying to adhere to Helix. Since by default Azure Web Apps needs VS to do the deployment, is there a solution to deploy Helix based projects?

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Helix is just an software architecture pattern, it has nothing to do with how should be deployed. Your statement

Since by default Azure Web Apps needs VS to do the deployment

is not true. My adivce would be to create separate web deployment packages and deploy them using msdeploy, from your Release management solution, not directly from Visual Studio.

At the end of this blogpost you can find out how to deploy a webdeploy package:

  • Thanks for the clarification. I'm not familiar with Azure Web Apps, and the tutorials use VS to deploy which lead me to the question.
    – TamerM
    May 14, 2017 at 17:25

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