A first step into Azure Functions and other Azure services

Guest blog by Johannes Goslar Microsoft Student Partner at Oxford University   About Me Let me introduce myself first. I am Johannes – usually called Johnny – Goslar. I got into development around 2011 by programming iOS games and am currently reading for a MSc in Computer Science at the University of Oxford. More information…


Containers & Redis – Running Redis on Windows with Docker

This is a Story About How Docker Saves Redis on Windows This is a guest blog by Jingya Wang, who is a Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College London. Introduction The first time I came across Docker, was during my internship at Microsoft Research Asia. The project involves the use of Redis, and ‘the Redis…

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TechDays Online 20th, 21st & 22nd Feb 2017

Join us on 20, 21 and 22 February for the first Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) led TechDays Online of 2017. On day one, MVPs and community leaders will delve into the World of Mobile Development, BOTs and Data Science followed by day two, where MVPs from around the Globe will share their knowledge of…


It’s Time to Switch from MongoDB to Microsoft Azure

Jingya Wang is a Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College London, the following is a guest blog from Jingya on why to switch from MongoDB to Azure and its No SQL Services for your student projects. twitter handle – https://twitter.com/JWT0T GitHub link – https://github.com/JWT0T Introduction You are deciding on which database you should use for…

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BBC Micro:Bit

  There has been a lot of information and discussion over the past few days at Microsoft Future decoded about the BBC Micro:Bit. So what is the BBC micro:bit The BBC describe the micro:bit as a pocket-sized, codable computer that allows children to get creative with technology. Made possible through a major partnership with 28…

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Summary of Microsoft Azure Build Announcement

At the Build 2014 conference, we introduced the new Microsoft Azure Preview portal and the new Basic tier of compute instances. We also announced the general availability of the Web Sites Basic tier along with enhancements to the Web Sites Standard tier, Active Directory Premium, Scheduler, RA-GRS, Dynamic Routing Gateways and Point-to-Site, AutoScale, and Visual…