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My Journey to Achieve the Azure Iot Developer Speciality certification (AZ-220)

The Azure IoT Developer Specialty certification will help you learn how to manage the IoT devices lifecycle–set up, configuration, and maintenance–using cloud services and other tools. You will also learn how to implement designs for Azure IoT solutions including device topology, connectivity, debugging, and security, as well as solutions to manage, monitor, and transform IoT-related data pipelines. And when comes to IoT Edge, you will learn how to build and deploy Azure IoT Edge components and configure device networking on the edge.

Azure Back to School 2020 - Using Blazor and Azure Static Web Apps to build seamlessly client-side apps

This post is meant to provide you guidance on how to create your client-side applications, using Blazor WebAssembly and Azure Static Web Apps. To support this post, I decided to record a video with all the steps on how to create your apps, so you can refer to the video and check the steps I am doing. Prerequisites In order to follow this guide, you need the following: Azure account and subscription GitHub account Visual Studio / Visual Studio (VS) Code Azure Static Web Apps extension for VS Code - In case you are using VS Code Install Blazor and create a WebAssembly app Create Azure Static Web App Once you created your Blazor WebAssembly app locally, ran it successfully and upload the source files to your GitHub repository, you are good to proceed and create your Azure Static Web Apps using the Azure Portal.

Using Inline Code on your Azure Logic Apps

Did you ever feel the need to run some pieces of code while building your workflows using Azure Logic Apps, and you quickly realized that you need to use and connect something else with your workflow, such as Azure Functions? But of course, besides the fact that Azure Functions is amazing to run pieces of code, you still need to create a Function App, store your code in a repo (in case you are working as team, in your company, etc.

Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals Certification Study Guide

The Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals Certification enables you to learn all the core concepts and fundamentals you need to get started on Power Platform. By getting this certification, you will learn how to improve productivity by automating business processes, analyze data to produce business insights, and act more effectively by creating simple app experiences. In this study guide, I will share with you some of the useful resources you can use to guide you during your learning path to get this certification.

Celebrating the First Month of Cloud Lunch and Learn

Today, the Cloud Lunch and Learn team is celebrating the first month of existence. It has been an amazing experience, working together with the community, to deliver online sessions related to the Cloud. This post is to memorize this mark, as a sign of hope, to be the first of many months promoting collaboration in the communities, connect and enable community members to work together, especially the ones that did not work together before.

Trying Out Azure Iot Mxchip Devkit and Azure Iot Central to Build an Azure Iot App

Intro As part of my plan to start studying for the Microsoft certification Azure IoT Developer Specialty, I decided to start to play around with some tools and sample projects to build simple IoT applications. So, I started by do some research in order to understand which tools usually other techs would use to build their IoT applications. And then, I realized that Microsoft has a IoT DevKit available to allow you to easily build your first IoT application.

A Success Story of Improved Productivity and Quality of Work Processes Using Azure Devops

This post is part of the Applied Cloud Stories initiative, promoted by Microsoft, to allow the community to share success stories using Azure services and products and help other people learn how they can also use it to overcome challenges and issues that eventually they face, or just for improve in any way their life and business. Few years ago, when I started to work with one of my clients, between an extensive number of important projects, there was a initiative being implemented by the team to redesign our work processes and improve productivity and quality of our applications and the services we provide.

The Future of Cloud Native Applications With OAM and Dapr

During the Microsoft Ignite 2019, organized in Orlando - Florida from 4th to 8th November, Mark Russinovich, the Azure CTO, presented two innovative and revolutionary projects developed by Microsoft that aim to solve a bunch of existing problems nowadays for IT Pros and Developers when they try to build distributed microservice-based applications. This session was named “The Future of Cloud Native Applications with Open Application Model (OAM) and Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr)".

Exploring Azure Cognitive Services in Azure Advent Calendar 2019

During December of 2019, two Azure MVPs, Gregor Suttie and Richard Hooper are running an amazing initiative called the Azure Advent Calendar. From 1st of December to 25th of December, each day you will have available at least three (3) Azure related videos from Azure community members posted to this YouTube Channel. These videos are for those new to Azure and all the way through to the expert level. This initiative enables you to access relevant Azure content in an easy and quick way for you to get new or refresh your knowledge on some of these services.

Managing Azure Sql Database Performance

Today, I proudly announce that my first Pluralsight course was published. This course is related with Azure SQL database services and explains you how you can leverage Azure features and services to monitor your database performance, troubleshoot any issues that occur and tune your database performance, in a simple and easy way, that allows you to achieve the best performance on your databases. Preparation Since it is my first course, I will share with you all the experience and some lessons learned during the process of producing this course.