Publish a build artifact to deploy to Azure. With that achieved, we are now ready to move onto our deployment stage! Deploying our Function Stage. For our deployment stage, we’ll need to create a new stage in our YAML file. In this case, I’ve added a condition and dependsOn property to our Stage YAML block. To deploy a React app, you first need to create an app service on Azure. As the name suggests, an app service is a platform for building, deploying, and scaling web apps. Here are the steps: If you haven't already created an account on Azure, you can opt for a free account to follow this guide. On your Azure dashboard, select App Services and.