For many years I have been involved with the Azure Sydney User Group, and even though I'm no longer the organiser I still gather updates for Azure in the prior month and prepare a PowerPoint presentation that contains them. My go-to place for the information is the Azure Updates website and I've typically just been … Continue reading Generate a PowerPoint file using Azure Functions and Python
Microsoft Build 2021 is coming up soon! In this post I explore the best sessions for Australian developers to bookmark and attend!
Well... it's that time again! Microsoft Ignite is back for its early 2021 edition, kicking off March 2nd. I sat down and had a quick scrub through the sessions to find the ones I think will give the most value to developers here in Australia. Microsoft Ignite tends to be more of an IT Pro … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite March 2021 – Best Sessions for Aussie Developers
It feels like only yesterday I read through the session list for Microsoft Build 2020 and pulled out what I thought were the best sessions to attend. Here we are in September and it's now time for Microsoft Ignite 2020 which kicks off tomorrow! Microsoft Ignite tends to be much more of an IT Pro … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite 2020 – Recommended Sessions for Australian Developers
The first ever Serverless Days ANZ event run on Friday September 4 and, boy, what a success it was! In this post I'll go into the online event in a bit more detail and look at some of the stats along with my highlights. Apart, yet more together From early 2020 the organisers of Serverless … Continue reading Serverless Days ANZ 2020 Retrospective
Phew! I just trawled through all 600+ sessions for this year's online Microsoft Build 2020 and pulled out what I think are the not-to-miss sessions for developers. I've put together the following list which encompasses the smaller, sometimes interactive sessions that will be on offer. You will be able to catch big keynote moments elsewhere … Continue reading Build 2020 – Recommended Sessions for Australian Developers
In my last post on using Microsoft Teams as an online community hub I looked at how to setup Teams. In this post I want to talk about how you can use Teams to share files with your community. A challenge the Azure Sydney User Group has been facing is providing access to presentations, etc, … Continue reading Free Microsoft Teams for communities: public file sharing
Many moons ago when I joined the Azure Sydney User Group as an organiser we had a website. Over time the site remain unloved and was eventually decommissioned in favour of just hosting the group on Meetup. As demand for the group and its content has grown over the last few years, and with the … Continue reading Free Microsoft Teams for communities: getting started