Serverless Azure Architecture: Node.js, Azure Functions and API Management

Have I told You that I really enjoy playing with Node.js ? So I needed to demo some Azure API Management and I decided to write the functions stubs with Node.js. Easy enough when using Azure Functions, just create new Function and specify that You want to use Node.js instead of C#.  BUT WAIT ……

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Serverless Azure Architecture pt III, Realtime Power Bi Dashboards for Free !

This is Part III of articles in series discussing Azure Functions, a serverless way to execute custom logic on Azure. Part I – Simple Forms Part II  – Adding Authentication Part III – Power Bi Dashboarding So You’ve seen cool Power Bi Dashboards and would like to deliver something similar to Your 50 000 users…

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Serverless Azure Architecture pt II, Adding User Authentication

This is Part II of articles in series discussing Azure Functions, a serverless way to execute custom logic on Azure. Part I – Simple Forms Part II  – Adding Authentication Part III – Power Bi Dashboarding Adding User Authentication So we have our forms-solution up and running . Next we want to restrain the solution so…

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Serverless Azure Architecture, Simple Forms

Part I – Simple Forms Part II  – Adding Authentication Part III – Power Bi Dashboarding Serverless Azure Architecture, Simple Forms I hate complex software, not just out of laziness (definitely part of it) but I honestly do think that simple software is easier to maintain in the long run and usually better asset to…

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Arduino and Azure IOT, better together

Thought I’d share this with You guys. Just in case You’re wondering wether to do this kind of thing or not. Setup Sharp 2Y0A02 comes from a large family of sensors for distance measuring. There are several versions of the same thing optimized for different needs and use cases. I happened to have this partiular…

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IOT for mere mortals, Part II .

IOT for mere mortals , Part II Part I of this article describes IOT in general and Microsoft PaaS offering around it in more general terms.Take a look if You feel the need for some theory: Part I Sorry it took me so long to get back to this, but time flies when youre having fun …Anyways,…

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Authorization As a Service,the coolest thing for LOB

World is getting better – definitely If You are a lazy programmer like me this will blow Your mind  …. I promise. When developing software I’d like to write only the stuff that absolutely definitely needs to be written, nothing more.So I have a long standing hate-hate relationship with those verbose xml-configs and convoluted frameworks…

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IOT for mere mortals, Part I

You must have heard the buzz about IOT.  Internet of Things that is.It is supposed to fix the european economy and cure cancer.  The industy heavies are waiting the IOT to solve all our problems … Well, in the meantime us regular dudes can actually do something without spending huge amounts of time or cash…

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Visual Studio 2015 and pricing of VM’s

So instead of ranting about the joys of PaaS let’s discuss Azure development environments and cost. I really wanted to try the new ASP vNext and maybe even the possibility to run the application on Linux/Mac as well.So the first thing I need is to get me a version of Visual Studio 2015 preview.I don’t want…

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New PaaS blog

Hello world, this is a blog that I keep to document and organize my adventures in Microsoft Azure and it’s many services. I am an avid supported of PaaS-oriented view of the world so most of my ramblings center around PaaS-related issues and software development in Azure environment. So please excuse me for being a little enthusiastic from…

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