Azure Notebooks new UI And Project Features–Get your academic course content showcased.

Refreshed Azure Notebooks User Interface The Azure Notebook team last week launched a refreshed user interface at; Some of the new enhancements included the following 1. Libraries are now more appropriately named projects. They function just like the libraries you are used to, but we’ve made it easier to create and maintain your content….


Kusto Query Language with Azure Notebooks and Azure Data Explorer

Getting Started with KQL Microsoft Azure notebooks now supports KQL, which enables notebooks to query big data stores such as Azure Log Analytics and Application Insights Analytics. You can get started using the KQL Sample notebooks in GitHub. This becomes even more interesting as Azure Data Explorer and its documentation is an excellent place…


Microsoft Azure Notebooks and Additional Compute Capacity via connecting to Data Science VMs

If you sign into  Azure Notebooks with an account associated with an Azure Subscription you will enjoy easier and deeper integration with your Azure resources including access to increased resource capacity. Azure Notebooks has offered FREE CPU compute, but users who have or sign up for with an Azure subscriptions can create Linux Data…


Learning resources for DevOps.

Guest post by Microsoft Developer Advocate Aaron (Ari) Bornstein, this content is perfect if your looking at developing a course or learning material for students on getting to grips with DevOps. Follow him on twitter at and Medium at Reference Architectures CI/CD for Containers CI/CD for Azure Web Apps CI/CD for Azure VMs…


Remote Collaboration on Python Projects with VSCode

  Guest post by Robert Jordan and Noah Gift Bios Robert is a software architect with over 20 years designing, implementing, and deploying production applications for some of the worlds largest media and scientific customers. He is a founder at Pragmatic AI Labs: Noah is a ML lecturer for UC Davis Graduate School of…


Building Medical Applications and need access to a FHIR Server welcome to FHIR on Azure

A key challenge for lots of Bio Medical, Bio Engineering and CS students, is building real code based on industry best practices and standards. Many students, today have project tasks and assignments around gaining these specific skills. One of the most popular set of projects is around developing/building/deploying application for use within Healthcare. As part…


Source Control for Data Science – using Azure DevOps / VSTS with Jupyter Notebooks

So many of you will know about Binder is a awesome tool that allows you turn a Git repo into a collection of interactive Jupyter notebooks and it allows you to, open those notebooks in an executable environment, making your code immediately reproducible by anyone, anywhere. Jupyter Notebooks in the cloud Another great interactive…


Data Science in Visual Studio Code using Neuron, a new VS Code extension

Guest post by Lorenzo Silvestri, Electronic and Information Engineering Student at Imperial College London. Introduction In this post, I’ll give a short explanation of neuron, a Visual Studio Code extension that aims to be a one-stop-shop for data scientists. It’s an extension I developed as part of a team of students at Imperial College London,…


Student Project for Monitoring of Movement Disabilities with Movesense and Azure IOT Hub

Sophia Botz, Computer Science student at University College London, has been working with Microsoft and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London on her IXN Project. Sophia has developed a health related Xamarin app which use Movesense sensors, with the Xamarin plugin for Movesense and Azure IoT Hub infrastructure to be analysed by an Azure Machine…


Microsoft Azure Grant Programmes

Microsoft Azure Grants Programmes – If you have interesting research projects they may qualify for these programme grants. AI for Humanitarian Action – About the program We will support specific nonprofit and humanitarian organizations through financial grants, partnerships, and technology investments in addition to technical expertise. We will work together with organizations to create…