workshop

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Venue: Conference Room 2, The King’s Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH

Price: £35.00 /per person

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Norfolk-Developers-NorDev/events/239455300/

An introduction to Microsoft Azure

Instructor: Christos Matskas

Microsoft Azure is at the forefront of cloud innovation, proviing an broad set of services that enable you to innovate, create, test and run applications on an open and flexible cloud platform. The workshop aims to provide participants with solid knowledge, which includes: an overview of the Azure services, the goals and objectives behind each service and how Azure can help to improve your web and mobile development solution. Subject to be covered on the day:

• Azure overview

• Azure WebApps

• Azure Web Apps – Hosting options

• Azure Web Apps – Development recommended practices

• Azure Web Apps – Easy Auth and Azure AD Authentication

• Azure StorageAzure Web Jobs

• Azure Serverless – LogicApps and Functions

Prerequisites: participants should have an Azure Subscription (Visual Studio Dev Essentials offers £25 free per month) and Visual Studio 2017 (Preview, 15.3 at the time of writing this)

About Christos:

Christos Matskas has been working as a software developer for the last 12 years. He is an entrepreneur, founder and CEO of SoftwareLounge, a software consultancy firm. His portfolio includes collaborations with some great companies such as MarkIT, Lockheed Martin and Barclays. Over the years he has worked on numerous exciting projects from mobile applications to data crunching back-end solutions. He writes about his adventures in software development on his blog https://cmatskas.com. Christos is an advocate of Open Source Software and a regular contributor to numerous projects. He’s passionate about public speaking and he regularly speaks at conferences and user groups about .NET, the Cloud, mobile applications and software development in general (.NETFringe, DevWeek, MDevCon, SwanseaCon, Software Architect)