With every new project comes another development environment. Another installation of Visual Studio Code and the inevitable loss of productivity whilst you get all the necessary extensions installed and configured. If only there was a quick and painless way to perform a VSCode Configuration Sync between environments.… keep reading
Building Apps in Azure with only Scripting Skills – Global Azure Bootcamp 2019
Today (27 April 2019) is Global Azure Bootcamp day. It is the 6th year for the free event that is run in communities all over the world to teach Azure Cloud technologies. This year is my second. Last year I presented on Creating the Internet of YOUR Things and today I’m presenting Building Apps in Azure with only Scripting Skills.… keep reading
Implementing Azure API Management with the Lithnet Microsoft Identity Manager Rest API
Earlier this week I wrote this post that detailed implementing the Lithnet REST API for FIM/MIM Service. I also detailed using PowerShell to interact with the API Endpoint.
Now lets imagine you are looking to have a number of Azure Serverless features leverage your Rest API enabled Microsoft Identity Manager environment.… keep reading
Protecting Application Credentials when implementing Modular Azure Functions with Microsoft Flow
This weekend I was attempting to rework some older Azure Automation tasks I wrote some time ago that were a combination of PowerShell scripts and Azure (PowerShell Functions). I was looking to leverage Microsoft Flow so that I could have them handy as ‘Buttons’ in the Microsoft Flow mobile app.… keep reading
Global Azure Bootcamp 2018 – Creating the Internet of YOUR Things
Today is the 6th Global Azure Bootcamp and I presented at the Sydney Microsoft Office on the Creating the Internet of YOUR Things.
In my session I gave an overview on where IoT is going and some of the amazing things we can look forward to (maybe).… keep reading
How to quickly copy Azure Functions between Azure Tenants and implement ‘Run From Zip’
As mentioned in this post yesterday I needed to copy a bunch of Azure WebApps and Functions from one Tenant to another. With anything cloud based, things move fast. Some of the methods I found were too onerous and more complex than they needed to be. … keep reading
How to quickly copy an Azure Web App between Azure Tenants using ‘Zip Push Deploy’
In the last couple of weeks I’ve had to copy a bunch of Azure WebApps and Functions from one Azure Tenant to another. I hadn’t had to do this for a while and went looking for the quickest and easiest way to accomplish it.… keep reading
Automating the creation of Azure IoT Hubs and the registration of IoT Devices with PowerShell and VS Code
The creation of an Azure IoT Hub is quick and simple, either through the Azure Portal or using PowerShell. But what can get more time-consuming is the registration of IoT Devices with the IoT Hub and generation of SAS Tokens for them for authentication.… keep reading
How to build and deploy an Azure NodeJS WebApp using Visual Studio Code
Update April 2019 The presentation in this post updates the later section of this post whereby you can easily publish your app to Azure without needing to do all the manual FTP steps.
This week I had the need to build a small web application with a reasonably simple front end that will later be integrated inside a Portal.… keep reading