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Azure Development Community - Same Great Blog... NEW HOME!!!

I'm pleased to announce that our blog has moved! You can now find us on the growing Microsoft Tech...

Author: Ed Price - MSFT Date: 02/28/2019

Azure Content Spotlight - Azure Data Factory

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 02/14/2019

Azure Content Spotlight - Azure Cost Management

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: chilberto Date: 02/07/2019

Debugging Docker Containers (attaching)

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Author: chilberto Date: 01/30/2019

Azure Speech Service: Example project for custom voices, transcribe videos & generate subtitles!

The Azure Developer Community blog has moved! Find this blog post over on our new blog at the...

Author: Pete Laker Date: 01/25/2019

Azure Content Spotlight - Cognitive Services

The Azure Developer Community blog has moved! Find this blog post over on our new blog at the...

Author: chilberto Date: 01/24/2019

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Data Architecture Guide

The Azure Developer Community blog has moved! Find this blog post over on our new blog at the...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 01/17/2019

Playing with Containers in Azure App Service

Talking about containers is getting old by now, but in the light of my last article on deploying to...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 01/14/2019

Setting up a Docker Containers Infrastructure with Azure DevOps

I frequently write code that is meant for public consumption. It might not be perfect code, but I...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 01/07/2019

Enforcing security controls right from CI/CD pipeline with AzSK - Deep Dive

Azure Security Kit  aka AzSK is a framework that is used internally by Microsoft to control &...

Author: stephane eyskens Date: 12/29/2018

Working with signed JWTs (OAuth with certificates)

How do I use certificates for authenticating against an ADFS server while using OAuth as a trusted...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 12/10/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Cognitive Service Containers

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 11/29/2018

Windows Server 2019 and Containers

After a bit of noise around the October release of Windows 10 the corresponding server release,...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 11/26/2018

Azure Content Spotlight - Get started with developing AI applications

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 10/25/2018

Enhancing the security of Azure Automation Webhooks in an Azure DevSecOps context

Hi, Webhooks are a very convenient way to integrate APIs in general and to call Azure Automation...

Author: stephane eyskens Date: 10/07/2018

Implementing Multiple Identities in your .NET Core Web App – Part 2

Last week we got started implementing multiple identities in a .NET Core web app by using Azure AD...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 09/10/2018

Docker in Azure VM

Getting started in a new technology can be frustrating when things go wrong, and Docker is no...

Author: chilberto Date: 09/09/2018

Azure Content Spotlight - Where is the market opportunity for developers of IoT solutions?

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: chilberto Date: 09/06/2018

Implementing Multiple Identities in your .NET Core Web App - Part 1

Software developers have been dealing with the concept of users in their apps for many years, and...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 09/03/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Migrate Apps to Azure

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 08/30/2018

Azure Functions and Serverless Computing

In my previous blog post, WebJobs in Azure with .NET Core 2.1, I briefly mentioned Azure Functions....

Author: Sander Rossel Date: 08/29/2018

Azure Content Spotlight - API Management Suite – VSTS extension v2.0

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: chilberto Date: 08/23/2018

WebJobs in Azure with .NET Core 2.1

WebJobs aren't new to Azure or .NET. There's even a default Azure WebJob template in Visual Studio...

Author: Sander Rossel Date: 08/22/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Secure DevOps Kit for Azure (AzSK)

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 08/16/2018

Service Fabric and Kubernetes: community comparison, part 1 – Distributed Systems Architecture

NOTE: This is a community-driven comparison from the author's experience and perspective. Special...

Author: Marcin Kosieradzki Date: 08/15/2018

Azure API Management - VSTS extension v2.0 release

Hi, A while ago, I have published a free VSTS extension to automate deployments towards Azure API...

Author: stephane eyskens Date: 08/14/2018

Azure Connectors, the DMZ 2.0?

Hi, I wanted to write this blog post because I'm often facing hard resistance from customers working...

Author: stephane eyskens Date: 07/30/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Service Fabric Mesh (Preview)

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 07/26/2018

Understanding Azure MSI (Managed Service Identity) tokens & caching

Hi, Now that Azure MSI turned generally available for App Services and Azure Functions, there is no...

Author: stephane eyskens Date: 07/23/2018

Azure Firewall, a step towards a "managed" NVA?

Hi, Microsoft recently made Azure Firewall available in public preview. This Firewall as a Service...

Author: stephane eyskens Date: 07/22/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Free Serverless eBook

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 07/12/2018

Azure Content Spotlight - Video Indexer

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 07/05/2018

Azure Content Spotlight - Microsoft Research Open Data

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 06/28/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Blockchain Workbench

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: chilberto Date: 06/21/2018

Book Review: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions – Exam Guide 70-535

Exam 70-535, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, is a Microsoft exam designed to measure key...

Author: chilberto Date: 06/18/2018

Passwordless Windows and Azure (mini) Questions and Answers

Microsoft announced a while ago that passwordless authentication is coming to Windows 10. Sjoukje...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 06/15/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Cosmos DB Tips & Tricks

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 06/14/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Blue-Green deployments using Azure Traffic Manager

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: chilberto Date: 06/07/2018

Book Review: Building Microservices with .NET Core 2.0

In Building Microservices with .NET Core 2.0, Gaurav Aroraa breaks through the hype of microservices...

Author: chilberto Date: 06/05/2018

Introduction to Azure Event Grid

Modern computing today is all distributed and Azure is designed from the ground up using distributed...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 06/05/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure IoT Interactive Development Guide

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 05/31/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Sphere

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: chilberto Date: 05/23/2018

Microservices - Disaster Recovery, GeoHA and GDPR

In Part 1, the affect a microservice architecture has on building a service, including dependent...

Author: chilberto Date: 05/22/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – What’s New with Cognitive Services

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 05/17/2018

Azure Content Spotlight - Azure Data Factory

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: chilberto Date: 05/04/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Password-less Sign-in to Azure & Windows 10

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 04/26/2018

Building Microservices with AKS and VSTS – Part 4

Our quest to build microservices in Azure with managed Kubernetes (AKS) and Visual Studio Team...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 04/17/2018

Microservices - Isolated Data & State

New technology adoption can be unnerving and can face strong opposition. Often doing things...

Author: chilberto Date: 04/11/2018

Azure Content Spotlight – Offline media import for Azure

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that...

Author: Sjoukje Zaal Date: 04/11/2018

Building Microservices with AKS and VSTS – Part 3

We're still working the microservice game. When we left things last time we had a service running...

Author: Andreas Helland Date: 04/10/2018

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