Category: Azure

According to Microsoft, Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using various tools and frameworks.

From DevOps to business analytics to the Internet of Things, Azure is designed to have users up and running quickly with a scalable, cost-effective solution that works with your existing investments.

This cloud computing service is a big part of Microsoft’s business, and it competes with similar services from Amazon and Google.

Therefore, our Azure Category is full of handy tips, tricks and advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Getting Started with Azure Event Grid
Getting Started with Azure Event Grid
Blog Posts

Azure Event Grid is an awesome service in Azure, which connects applications together through event messaging. This way of working decouples application components, which enables more scalability, maintainability and extensibility. The image below illustrates this. Orders are written in an Azure Cosmos DB database. Event Grid reacts to each new order and publishes that as an event and… READ MORE

Azure API Management Feature: SOAP to REST
Azure API Management Feature: SOAP to REST
Blog Posts

This is the second post in a multi part series on the features of Azure API Management. As with the previous post where I demonstrated publishing a SOAP Services with pass-through, this time I am going to demonstrate publishing the same SOAP Service as REST, using the SOAP to REST feature of API Management, I consider this… READ MORE

How to Migrate Azure PowerShell from AzureRM to the new Az Module
How to Migrate Azure PowerShell from AzureRM to the new Az Module
Blog Posts

In December, Microsoft released version 1.0.0 of the new Az Module. Az is a cross-platform PowerShell module to manage resources in Azure that is compatible with both WindowsPowerShell and PowerShell Core. Why to migrate to Az? Az is written from ground up in .NET Standard which allows us to use the module in PowerShell Core on Windows, MacOs or Linux platforms. It is… READ MORE

Azure Cognitive Services–Experience Image Recognition using Custom Vision (Build an Harrison Ford Classifier)
Azure Cognitive Services–Experience Image Recognition using Custom Vision (Build an Harrison Ford Classifier)
Blog Posts

Custom Vision Service as part of Azure Cognitive Services landscape of pretrained API services, provides you an ability to customize the state-of-the-art Computer Vision models for your specific use case. Using custom vision service you can upload set of images of your choice and categorize them accordingly using tags/categories and automatically train the image recognition… READ MORE

Setting up a Backend for a Chat App Using Azure Services
Setting up a Backend for a Chat App Using Azure Services
Ebooks

Download this exclusive chapter from Xamarin.Forms Projects, by Daniel Hindrikes and Johan Karlsson, and learn how to build a chat app with real-time communication. To do this, you need a backend. Create a backend that can scale up to handle a large number of users but also scale down when the number of users is reduced. To… READ MORE