Azure AD Developer Tips and Tricks – Part 1

Preamble Most Microsoft-oriented techies have probably been exposed to Azure by now, and seen the breadth of services on offer. If you’ve landed on this blog you have probably gone through the basics of getting a piece of code running in the cloud already. (If not – what are you waiting for?) Furthermore, regardless of…


Azure Logic Apps – Post to Twitter

The Azure Development Community uses a Logic App to post to Twitter when new blog posts are created.  This post takes a look at how this was implemented. Overview The final logic app is pretty straightforward and consists of a single trigger and action as shown below: Creating the Logic App Starting with an empty…


Thursday Content Spotlight – December TechNet Guru Winners!

Today we’d like to highlight some of the amazing content that has been coming into our community coffers last month. Some of it is Azure related, as you’ll see below, so I drop a blog here about it.   Every month those that are most awesome within our world-wide community contribute some of their knowledge back…


AzureCAT’s Development Guidance Topics – Best Practices for Developing Cloud Applications

My new job in AzureCAT (Customer Advisory Team) is to publish our team’s guidance content. Since a big part of that is developer-oriented content, I wanted to share some of that with you. You can find our full CATalogue of articles here:   For today, let’s dig into our best practices for designing web-based…


Developing Proactima Solutions’ UX Risk Application, by using Azure Service Fabric

Proactima Solutions lends their architecture to show us our 6th Service Fabric Customer Profile! You can find all the Service Fabric Customer Profiles here:   Past profiles include Quorum Business Solutions, BMW, Schneider Electric, Mesh Systems, and TalkTalkTV. I helped write and edit this latest article, which showcases the UXRisk application architecture. Find the full…


Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Developer Guide

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. In 2016, many innovative and cool features were released on Azure and we anticipate 2017 will be the same.  As either a recap of Microsoft’s vision for Azure or to explore…


Service Fabric Community Q&A #8 coming on 1/19/17

Update: This event is happening on the 19th of January at 930 AM Pacific Time. The Azure Service Fabric team will be holding their 8th monthly community Q&A call this Thursday, January 19th at  9:30 AM Pacific Time. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to at 9:30 AM Thursday and you’re in….