Azure Functions – Storage Queue

This lab has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/azure/training/azure-functions-storage-queue.html The labs contained in this article show how to create, configure, code and monitor an Azure Function with a Storage Queue.  There is a detailed document here “Azure Queue storage bindings for Azure Functions” which discusses the Storage Queue trigger in detail so I…


Azure Functions – Microsoft Graph

This lab has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/azure/training/azure-functions-microsoft-graph.html The labs contained in this article show how to create, configure, code and monitor an Azure Function with a Microsoft Graph.  There is a detailed document here “Microsoft Graph bindings for Azure Functions” which discusses the Microsoft Graph in detail so I will not readdress…

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Azure Functions – HTTP Trigger

This lab has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/azure/training/azure-functions-http-trigger.html The labs contained in this article show how to create, configure, code and monitor an Azure Function with an HTTP Trigger.  There is a detailed document here “Azure Functions HTTP triggers and bindings” which discusses the HTTP Trigger in detail so I will not…


Azure Functions – Event Hub

This lab has been migrated to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/azure/training/azure-functions-event-hub.html The labs contained in this article show how to create, configure, code and monitor an Azure Function with an Event Hub.  There is a detailed document here “Azure Event Hubs bindings for Azure Functions” which discusses the Event Hub trigger in detail so I…


Azure Functions – Azure Cosmos DB

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/azure/training/azure-functions-azure-cosmos-db.html The labs contained in this article show how to create, configure, code and monitor an Azure Function with an Azure Cosmos DB.  There is a detailed document here “Azure Cosmos DB bindings for Azure Functions 2.x” which discusses the Cosmos DB trigger in detail so…


Azure Functions – Blob Storage

This lab has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/azure/training/azure-functions-blob-storage.html The labs contained in this article show how to create, configure, code and monitor an Azure Function with a Blob Trigger.  There is a detailed document here “Azure Blob storage bindings for Azure Functions” which discusses the Blob storage trigger in detail so I…


Azure Functions Labs – Information and setup instructions

This post has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/azure/training/azure-functions-labs-information-and-setup-instructions.html As if writing some code wasn’t complicated enough, now you need to write it using patterns designed to run on the cloud platform and pick the most effective service or services to run it on.  By ‘service’ I mean PaaS, IaaS, Server-less, etc.… and…


How to stress and measure the Garbage Collector

Many years ago, I was writing real time applications for monitoring sound signals bouncing off submarines. That code (written in Fortran and PDP-11 assembly code) had to process the incoming sound at the rate of thousands of data points per second, doing real-time Fast Fourier Transforms and analyzing the results, printing graphs. Using a managed…


The number 400

What is significant about the number 400? 400 is 20² 400 is divisible by: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 200, 400 400 equals 2⁴ * 5² or ( 2*2*2*2*5*5) 400 is a self-number which are generated by this formula:  You can write 400 like this: four hundred,…

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How to update the solution names on GitHub

I have a large group of solutions in one GitHub repository which I wanted to give valid names to.  Not the names of the folders but the detail names shown in Figure 1. Figure 1, how to change or update description names on GitHub Check out my other articles about GitHub: Setting up and using…