Like any cloud platform, Microsoft Azure is always shipping new features and services regularly. In this post I've pulled out a few highlights from the last few months that I think are worth looking at if you're a developer building serverless solutions. I've tried to ringfence the content to developer-centric capabilities, as you could argue … Continue reading Sydney Serverless Meetup March 2022 – What’s news with Azure Serverless?
This is a post I've been working on for a while and comes off the back of a talk I did at the online meetup for Sydney Serverless in April 2020. Over the last few years I've spent a lot of time focused on the serverless space having built one of the first Azure Functions … Continue reading Building manageable, loosely-coupled serverless solutions with Azure Event Grid
If you've been a meetup user or admin for the last couple of years then no doubt bots posting dodgy content on your Group's discussion boards (and the resulting notifications) have become the bane of your life. These bots join meetups and then start posting comments in either the group or individual events which are … Continue reading Using Azure services to deal with spam bots on Meetup
Updated for General Availability (August 2019) As promised I've updated this post to show you how to achieve builds and releases now Azure Functions Python support is Generally Available (GA). Build and package You now have the choice to package Python Azure Functions using a pre-built template in Azure DevOps. Once you select this you … Continue reading Deploy Python-based Azure Functions using Azure DevOps
I'm really excited about this opportunity to share the power of Azure with the developer and IT Pro community in France that is soon to gain local Azure Regions in which to build their solutions. If you live in the surrounding areas I'd love to see you there. More details available via Meetup.
"The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning you didn't even think to ask." - Jeff Johnson - 180° South I thought with the announcement at Build 2017 of the preview of the Functions tooling for Visual Studio 2017 that I would take a look back on the journey I've been on with Functions … Continue reading A Year with Azure Functions
In this blog I am continuing with my series covering useful scenarios for using Azure Functions - today I'm going to cover how you can process payments by using Functions with Braintree's payment gateway services. I'm not going to go into the details of setting up and configuring your Braintree account, but what I will … Continue reading Azure Functions: Build an ecommerce processor using Braintree’s API