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Overview

Overview

Azure is a complete cloud platform that can host your existing applications and streamline new application development. Azure can even enhance on-premises applications. Azure integrates the cloud services that you need to develop, test, deploy, and manage your applications, all while taking advantage of the efficiencies of cloud computing. With all the services that Azure offers, it can be an intimidating task to figure out which services you need to support your solution architecture. This section highlights the Azure services that developers commonly use.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 5/27/2019, Ebook
    This guide is designed for developers and architects who are starting their journey into Microsoft Azure. In this guide, we’ll take you through the ins and outs of Microsoft...

Learning

Learning Paths

Implement knowledge mining with Azure Cognitive Search
Published: 9/25/2020, Length: 2:35:00
Do you have information locked up in structured and unstructured data sources? Using Azure Cognitive Search, you can extract key insights from this data, and enable applications to search and analyze them.
Create conversational AI solutions
Published: 9/9/2020, Length: 1:56:00
Conversational AI revolves around user interactions, in this case through Bots. In this learning path, you will learn how to create chat bots and integrate the bot with various AI services to add intelligence to the interaction. Learn how to integrate the QnA Maker Service (an easy method to add question and answers for bots), and explore the new Virtual Assistant scenarios for creating...
Add logic to your applications with C#
Published: 10/30/2019, Length: 2:00:00
Deepen your experience with C# logic and iteration statements, Boolean expressions, and code blocks in this Learning Path.

Learning Modules

Recognize and synthesize speech
Published: 9/13/2020, Length: 0:29:00
Load test Azure web apps by using Azure DevOps
Published: 1/8/2019, Length: 0:54:00
Choose the correct data type in your C# code
Published: 9/5/2019, Length: 0:34:00

Development News

10/28/2020, Service Updates
App Service support for PHP 7.4 on Windows is ending on 28 November 2022.
10/26/2020, Azure DevOps Podcast
Joining Jeffrey in this episode is a longtime friend of his, Tony Champion! Tony is a software architect with over 20 years of experience, developing with Microsoft technologies. As the president...
10/25/2020, MS Tech Community
Introduction   This article is the third installment of a series on SAP BAPI transactions in BizTalk.   In SAP BAPI Transactions Walkthrough, an orchestration receives a number of BAPI...
10/23/2020, MS Tech Community
Update: Saturday, 24 October 2020 03:18 UTCRoot cause has been isolated to a backend infrastructure component that was accidentally deleted.  We have recovered the component and waiting for...
10/23/2020, MS Tech Community
Update: Saturday, 24 October 2020 08:04 UTCRoot cause has been isolated to a backend infrastructure component that was accidentally deleted. We have recovered the component and waiting for...
10/23/2020, MS Tech Community
Final Update: Saturday, 24 October 2020 14:43 UTCWe've confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 10/24, 14:15 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 10/23,...
10/23/2020, Azure DevOps Blog
Happy Friday! In addition to the great community content this week, I’d like to highlight a new learning path on Microsoft Learn. This learning path can help you ramp up on ARM templates –...
10/23/2020, Azure DevOps Blog
GitHub Actions enable developers to build automated software development lifecycle workflows. With GitHub Actions for Azure you can create workflows that you can set up in your repository to...
10/23/2020, MS Tech Community
This article was written by Bob Cornelissen, a Cloud and Datacenter MVP from the Netherlands. He shares about his unique path as a wildlife and animal enthusiast, to a fisheries biologist working...
10/23/2020, MS Tech Community
  The need for more data scientists, machine learning experts, and AI engineers in every industry is rapidly growing. These roles required a broad set of skills from data analysis with no-code...
10/23/2020, Azure DevOps Blog
Testing – it’s an important part of a developer’s day-to-day, but it’s also crucial to the operations engineer. In a world where DevOps is more than just a buzzword, where it’s become accepted as...
10/23/2020, The Xamarin Podcast
Seeing AI (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ai/seeing-ai?rtc=1) is an app for iOS that narrates the world around you. And it's built with Xamarin and Azure. In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast,...
10/22/2020, MS Tech Community
Double Key Encryption (DKE) is a new feature, which enables customers to protect their most confidential content using a key they control, thereby allowing them to comply with regulatory...
10/22/2020, GitHub Blog
npm is the world’s largest package registry, powering the world’s largest development community—JavaScript. Without them, npm would not be where it is today, and we know that maintaining open...
10/22/2020,
There are cases where IoT devices are connected to the cloud over constrained and metered connections like LPWAN, narrow-band cellular, or satellite connections. Although such connections are...
10/21/2020, MS Tech Community
Azure Service Fabric 7.2 is now available! We're excited to announce that 7.2 release of the Service Fabric runtime has started rolling out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK...
10/21/2020, MS Tech Community
This week, we are joined by none other than six-time titleholder Ashraf Alam! Originally from Bangladesh, Ashraf recently relocated to the United Kingdom to begin work as Principal Engineer and...
10/21/2020, MS Tech Community
Final Update: Wednesday, 21 October 2020 09:20 UTCWe've confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 10/21, 07:48 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 10/21,...
10/21/2020, MS Tech Community
October 23, 2020 is the 12th anniversary of Small Basic.  I updated my program for the anniversary as SFF730-7.  This program is very new because it can run also on newest Small Basic Online with...
10/20/2020, Azure Podcast
Principal Program Manager for all things Java on Azure, Asir Selvasingh, introduces us to the new Azure Spring Cloud. He gives us a primer on the Spring ecosystem, explains why Microsoft created...