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.
As you may know, Cloud Lunch and Learn is a recent community initiative, doing its baby steps to become a better and stable initiative. Up to now, Cloud Lunch and Learn did not have a proper website, it was just a Github page, listing the scheduled sessions, in one of my Github repos. This page was meant to enable anyone to have access to the list of scheduled sessions and all relevant information related to each of these sessions.
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.
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.
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.
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)".
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.
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.
Yesterday I had the pleasure to talk to the Azure Dublin Meetup community about Leveraging Azure Serverless to build Event-driven Applications. It was an amazing opportunity to share some of my knowledge related to Azure and also explain how it can be used in real life scenarios that we face on day a day basis. There was a really nice audience, committed to learn and share their experience and knowledge as well, including few Microsoft staff that contributed to the different discussions.
Prerequisites Install dotnet core 3 SDK latest version Install Blazor templates by executing the following command on the command-line: dotnet new -i Microsoft.AspNetCore.Blazor.Templates Install Visual Studio 2019 or higher, enabling the component bundles related to ASP.NET & Web Development and the Blazor extension from the Visual Studio Marketplace Introduction Microsoft released the stable release (3.0.0) of the dotnet core 3 framework on September 2019. This version of the framework brought amazing features including support for C# 8 and Blazor framework.