How to get started with Azure DevOps

Ok so Azure Devops (formerly Visual Studio Team Services) is out and you have heard good things and want to get started playing around with it. How would you like to start off with a ready made Azure DevOps template that sets up a lot of the stuff for you and lets you learn how to use it … Continue reading How to get started with Azure DevOps

Azure Architect AZ-300 Exam

Microsoft recently released information around the new Azure Architect exams: – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-az-300.aspx This blog post will cover available learning materials and docs links to information relevant to the exam AZ-300, links to these articles will be updated regularly. Hopefully this will give you as an architect a head start on what you need to learn … Continue reading Azure Architect AZ-300 Exam

Global Azure Bootcamp – Glasgow April 21st 2018

Saturday April 21st was the day for the Azure Global Bootcamp which say people attend user groups all around the world as you can see below, so we all spent a day as the Azure community learning all about Azure in many different ways from speakers all around the globe. I took part and my … Continue reading Global Azure Bootcamp – Glasgow April 21st 2018

The Power of Logic Apps in Azure

Logic Apps in Azure is probably one of my top 3 favourite features in Azure at this time, if your software exposes api endpoints you can do pretty much anything.       "Out-of-the-box connectors reduce integration challenges. You can connect apps, data and devices anywhere – on-premises or in the cloud – with our … Continue reading The Power of Logic Apps in Azure

Azure CosmosDB – Quick Start Demo App

So one of the hottest thing in Azure these days is without doubt CosmosDB, Cosmos DB is A database for extremely low latency and massively scalable applications anywhere in the world, with native support for NoSQL To get started with your very first Azure CosmosDB go into the portal and click ass on Azure CosmosDB give your … Continue reading Azure CosmosDB – Quick Start Demo App

My Azure Learning plan – update

Since mid December I have spent a fair amount of time learning about Azure, the content I have covered so far is below, the rest I have yet to learn about =) Quick shout out to @Pluralsight, @AzureBarry and @Mark_heath without these courses I wouldn't have learned most of what I know at this moment … Continue reading My Azure Learning plan – update

Azure Learning Resources

The following is a list of learning resources for your (and my) benefit, this list will be a work in progress and continually updated the more good stuff I come across. Azure overview, lists ALL of the Azure services - https://azure-overview.com/ Create your first Azure Function using Visual Studio 2017 - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-create-your-first-function-visual-studio Great link with lots … Continue reading Azure Learning Resources