Master Python’s Async Features

Python’s async and parallel programming support is highly underrated. In this webcast, we will introduce the entire spectrum of Python’s parallel APIs. Then we will focus in on the most promising, most useful, and modern feature of Python’s async capabilities: the async and await keywords. During the webcast, we will build a small application that…

Pull Yourself up With Bootstrap 4!

Bootstrap 4 is the latest version of the popular CSS and JavaScript framework originally created by Twitter. Through live coding demos, Chris will show how Bootstrap makes creating dynamic and responsive web user interfaces easy. You’ll also learn how Bootstrap 4 differs from previous versions, and get some tips for whether and how to upgrade…
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To Use or Not Use Blockchain

Just say the word “blockchain” and you’re likely to get mixed reactions from all kinds of people. Understanding blockchain and how it works at a conceptual level is key to understanding what uses it has and why one would want to use it. A blockchain is a fundamentally a ledger – that is a list…

Tech on Fire: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS on Azure

Tech on Fire with Blaize In this episode Blaize will discuss what Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) entail, and how these relate to cloud computing.

Data DevOps: Deploying SQL Server DACPACs to Docker

In order to truly optimize the workflow and create a culture of DevOps, we need to be able to quickly build and deploy databases. To automate this process, we need to rely on improving our ability to utilize infrastructure as code. In this post, I’m going to show you how to use sqlpackage to automate…
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Into the Cosmos with the Cassandra API

Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database service for mission-critical applications. It supports turn-key global distribution, elastic scaling of throughput and storage worldwide, single-digit millisecond latencies at the 99th percentile, five well-defined consistency levels, and guaranteed high availability, all backed by industry-leading SLAs. Azure Cosmos DB automatically indexes data without requiring you to…

Introduction to React

In this webinar, you’ll learn what React is and how it fits into the big picture of modern web development. Through live coding demos, you’ll learn about the key concepts of React, including: the Virtual DOM, one-way data flow, and how to write, test, and compose React components.