An Introduction to Azure Managed Identities

As Public Cloud usage continues to grow, new problems emerge, and new tools arise to help us meet those challenges. However, these solutions have been prone to error and both misconfiguration and credential leaks have become genuine security issues, leading to data breaches, ransomware attacks, and data loss. Azure has introduced Managed Identities as a…

Dockerfile Tips and Tricks

The ubiquity of Docker Containers has made knowledge of how to write Dockerfles an essential skill for developers, DevOps engineers, and even data scientists that use Docker containers for different kinds of workloads. While Dockerfiles on the surface don’t seem overly complicated, when not done optimally, it can leave a container exposed to a security…

Azure Synapse Analytics

Microsoft is integrating all data ingestion tiers into one product: Azure Synapse. One of the services is Azure Synapse Analytics. In this webinar Armando Lacerda will go over the foundation elements of Synapse Analytics, it’s architecture, table types, performance tips, and best practices. You will learn how to get started and running in this new…

Azure Networking for Developers

Developers are not network engineers, but the need for basic network knowledge by developers is even more important now, because the line between infrastructure and software has blurred. As deployment pipelines mature and they move to the cloud, entire environments can be deployed from scratch using automation, thus infrastructure must be “infrastructure as code”. Azure…

An Introduction to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is Microsoft’s flagship offering for running containers on Azure. While Kubernetes itself is not too difficult to use, setting up a cluster can be daunting. Microsoft does the hard work for you by not only creating the cluster, but then manages it as well! In this webinar, we’ll help you get…
Containers

3 Easy Ways to Run Containers on Azure

There are many ways to run containers on Azure, and some of them are genuinely difficult. But there are a few options that make running containers on Azure rather simple: Azure Container Instances, Web Apps for Containers, and Azure Kubernetes Services. Here, we look at each of these options and talk about when you might…

Getting Practical with React

Compared to most front-end JavaScript frameworks, React is relatively simple. With this simplicity, however, comes a lot of responsibility to choose or find your own tools and best practices. In this webinar, Chris Minnick will talk about some common best practices for everything from getting started with a React project to how to write tests…

ASP.NET Core 3 with CosmosDB (Mongo) and Azure

In this webinar Eric Greene will demonstrate running a containerized ASP.NET Core 3 application on Azure using Cosmos DB (Mongo) to store data. You will learn the important aspects of using Mongo DB (Cosmos DB) with .NET Core 3 and hosting a ASP.NET Core 3 containerized web application on Azure.

React Hooks, Tricks and Treats

Creating classes and binding functions in React can be confusing, and the added complexity often adds little value. To make React development easier, React now includes “Hooks,” which are a new way to use React state and share functionality between components. In this webinar, Chris Minnick will explain how Hooks work, how to use them,…

Angular NgRX Exploring The Essentials of NgRX

In this webinar, programmer and trainer Eric Greene will walk you through the essentials of NgRx. As part of the essentials, some of the important principles of Redux and RxJS will be explained. A simple Angular application will be enhanced with the NgRx Store and Effects modules demonstrating how to orchestrate actions, reducers, selectors and…

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…