Linux Scripting for the Uninitiated

At the root of software engineering is the operating system and the kernel. Learning to navigate the file system and execute commands in the shell remotely or otherwise is essential. Often times you find that you are performing repetitive tasks even on your local environment and this is where shell scripting comes into play. Join…

3 Ways to Automate Custom VMs on Azure

Azure provides a whole suite of tools for customizing and provisioning virtual machines on Azure including custom VM images, a VM Extension for scripting, and Cloud-Init though it’s not always clear which way is the best approach. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use each of these options with use cases and learn…

Power BI: When My Dataset is Too Big and My Reports are Too Slow

If you are importing around 10 million rows and no more than 100 MB of data in Power BI, more than likely you don’t have performance issues. But, if you trying to deal with more than 50 gigabytes of data in Power BI, and you have complex DAX measures there is a good chance you’re…

Missing Tests on Azure DevOps

Trying to integrate unit tests and code coverage Azure DevOps to other systems and things seem to be disappearing? Learn why it happens and how to fix it...

Building Apps in Azure App Services and Serverless Workloads

In this webinar, we will focus on how and what services we should use to build Cloud Applications using PaaS and Serverless workloads. We will build an application using Azure Services like App Service, Azure DevOps, Azure KeyVault, Azure Storage, Azure Functions, and SQL Databases.
Nextcloud on Azure

Nextcloud and Azure Blob Storage: A Match Made in the Cloud

Hosting your own File Sharing service like DropBox or OneDrive is not only possible, it’s actually not too hard. One of the most widely used products for doing just this is an app called Nextcloud. In short, Nextcloud is an open source web app written in PHP that acts as a front end for and…

10 Tools and Techniques Python Web Developers Should Explore

Building web applications is one of Python’s true superpowers. Yet, the wide-open ecosystem means there are SO MANY CHOICES for any given project. How do you know whether you’re using the right tool for the right problem? In this webcast, you will go on a tour of modern Python-based web techniques and tooling. We’ll see…

Microsoft Regional Director Renewal for 2019

Introduction I’m proud to be able to say that I was just renewed for another two-year term in the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) program. I very much love this program and, as always, am honored to be a part of it. Many folks have asked me about the RD program and what it means, so…