Integrate Meetup announcements with Microsoft Teams using Azure Logic Apps and Adaptive Cards

❗ Note: Meetup announced that from August 15, 2019 they will be removing API key access to their API. The OAuth replacement doesn't currently work with the in-built HTTP Connector from Logic Apps, so would likely require a custom connector. I'm leaving this post up as a "how to", but the integration as captured here … Continue reading Integrate Meetup announcements with Microsoft Teams using Azure Logic Apps and Adaptive Cards

Azure Functions: Access KeyVault Secrets with a Cert-secured Service Principal

Azure Functions is one of those services in Azure that is seeing a massive amount of uptake. People are using it for so many things, some of which require access to sensitive information at runtime. At time of writing this post there is a pending Feature Request for Functions to support storing configuration items in … Continue reading Azure Functions: Access KeyVault Secrets with a Cert-secured Service Principal

No More Plaintext Passwords: Using Azure Key Vault with Azure Resource Manager

A big part of where Microsoft Azure is going is being driven by template-defined environments that leverage the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) for deployment orchestration. If you've spent any time working with ARM deployments you will have gotten used to seeing this pattern in your templates when deploying Virtual Machines (VMs): https://gist.github.com/sjwaight/243204a0840e38d76d3c The adminPassword property … Continue reading No More Plaintext Passwords: Using Azure Key Vault with Azure Resource Manager