CQRS in Azure – Part 4

In CQRS in Azure Part 1, CQRS was defined and context was provided to explain why the pattern is relevant to building solutions in Azure.  CQRS in Azure – Part 2 and CQRS in Azure – part 3 illustrates the pattern by using a fictitious inventory system in order provide potential strategies for addressing the…

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March 2017 Azure Technical Guru Awards!

It’s time to celebrate the top Azure Wiki articles from March 2017! Here is a straight list of the articles that appeal more to a developer, building out a PaaS solution: Secure Logic Apps endpoint with API Management Azure Logic Apps Debatching: Splitting Messages and process them separately Azure Automation : Create and Invoke Azure…

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CQRS in Azure – Part 3

In CQRS in Azure Part 1, CQRS was defined and context was provided to explain why the pattern is relevant to building solutions in Azure.  CQRS in Azure – Part 2 and this post illustrates the pattern by using a fictitious inventory system in order expand on the advantages while providing potential strategies for addressing…

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CQRS in Azure – Part 2

In CQRS in Azure Part 1, CQRS was defined and context was provided to explain why the pattern is relevant to building solutions in Azure.  This post will illustrate the pattern by using a fictitious inventory system in order expand on the advantages while providing potential strategies for addressing the challenges that arise when moving…

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CQRS in Azure – Part 1

What is CQRS? Command and Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) is a software pattern where there is a separation between queries (read) and commands (modify).  CQRS is based on command query separation which is an approach to object oriented design and not a new concept as it first appeared in the late 80’s in Bertrand Meyer’s book Object-Oriented…

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Logic Apps Killed The Console App Star!

Well, at least for me today, they did… 🙂 Changing habits! Better sharing! Saving time and HDD clutter! Shiny Apparel! Yes my friends, the future is [finally] here! In summary: Console App = 15-30 mins, Logic App = 1 min!   C:\Users\Peter> All Windows developers are Console App stars!   For nearly a quarter of a century of Windows…

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It’s a Logical Update! The new Logic Apps Preview Refresh!

No, we’re not talking Spocks!   We are of course celebrating another update for Logic Apps, which has several gems to make life a lot easier, when connecting it all together!   First, let me point you to the announcement by Jeff Hollan, Logic Apps Preview Refresh released    <— read it, comment!!   This is great news…

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Absolutely Amazing! Azure Alert Anything, or Anyone, Anywhere, Automatically, Always!

Ah! Well, let me just start by explaining that this last year has given me both my most treasured MVP award AND the most awesome short project for Microsoft, working on one of their flagship IoT “data telemetry” projects. So now I emerge from these two sources of knowledge, blinking at the light of day, feeling a bit like that…

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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…

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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…

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