Azure AD – Manually add authentication code to your app

Creating (web) applications which use Azure Active Directory for authentication can be quite simple. As a developer, you don’t have to know which code is added to your application for authentication. Visual Studio will handle that burden for you. But, what if something goes wrong and you suddenly have to debug your code. Or you’re…

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Azure Content Spotlight – New Integrated Portal For Azure Functions

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. This week’s content spotlight is about the new integrated portal experience for Azure Functions, that is more streamlined and more integrated with the rest of the Azure portal. It’s now much easier to…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Cortana Intelligence Suite

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. Who is Cortana? Cortana is your digital personal assistant, always ready to help you in every situation, in personal and professional life. She will help you find things on your PC, track of things…

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4 ways of adding your application to Azure Active Directory

When you are developing apps for Azure or Office 365, there comes a time that the app needs to be added to Azure Active Directory for authentication. There is written a lot about the manual approach of doing this. But maybe there are other ways to do this, and maybe can we do this even…

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Azure Media Services: Uploading and encoding your video files

In the previous post on AMS I’ve shown how to create a new media channel, and wrote some simple code for uploading a video to AMS. In this post, I want to elaborate a bit more on the uploading of video files. Some Background information A best practice for uploading video files to AMS is,…

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Interview with an Azure Development Ninja – Sjoukje Zaal

Today’s interview is with… Sjoukje Zaal Sjoukje is a Microsoft Partner. Website: http://www.sjoukjezaal.com 188 Forum Answers, with 435 Forum Replies 7 Wiki Articles with 66 Wiki Edits Sjoukje has also contributed on this blog: A first look at Azure Media Services Let’s get to the interview! ===================================== Who are you, and what do you do?…

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A first look at Azure Media Services

Back in the early (Azure) days, I did a project in which we used the Microsoft Expression Media Encoder SDK for encoding video’s from inside a Azure Worker Role. We stored those video’s in Azure Blob Storage and used IIS Smooth Streaming & Silverlight for playing these video’s. But now there is Azure Media Services,…

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