Azure Thursday December

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It is Virtual Azure Community Day!

This is a group for all developers, consultants, architects and IT professionals who want to dive into for them unknown topics related to Azure. Azure Thursday are happening every first Thursday of the month and the format will be different every evening. From hand-on workshops to technical talks.

Agenda


Lights, camera ..... GitHub Actions!

On the last VACD I was challenged to dive into GitHub Actions. The challenge is accepted and I am extending my Azure Automation adventures to level up my GitHub n00b status. In this session I will ...

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Esther Barthel
Esther Barthel

Solutions Architect at cognition IT


Help! Our Developers are using Kubernetes!

Kubernetes and containers are often something that developers pick up quite fast. As Ops you're still confronted with a platform you might be less familiar with. What are the very basic things from an ...

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Wesley Haakman
Wesley Haakman

Microsoft Azure MVP | Lead Azure Architect @ Intercept | MCT | CISSP


Break up with your dev machine

The days of dragging a bulky dev laptop around are over - affordable cloud tools have made a powerful yet lightweight development environment a reality. We will explore running a lightweight ...

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Callum Whyte
Callum Whyte

.NET Developer, Microsoft MVP


Self-care for Developers

In the current world of WFH and virtual events, it's all the more important to look after ourselves and find new routines to maintain our physical & mental health. In this lightning talk we'll take a ...

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Carole Rennie Logan
Carole Rennie Logan

Development Team Lead


Gender Equality in Tech - Why Is it a problem and How can we fix it?

Jonah shares her insights about gender equality problem in tech and IT industries. Why is it a problem and what can we do to fix it? ...

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Jonah Andersson
Jonah Andersson

Software Developer / IT-Consultant at Forefront Consulting in Sweden


Flex your Azure muscles with Bicep

Let's agree that authoring Azure Resource Manager templates is a tough job. Bicep project aims to fix that. In this practical and demo-packed session, we will be exploring Bicep's capabilities (from ...

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David Pazdera
David Pazdera

Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft


Serverless web applications with Blazor

Microsoft's implementation of webassembly, Blazor, forms a great way to create modern web applications. Combine these with Azure services like storage, serverless and you can develop interesting sce ...

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Kris van der Mast
Kris van der Mast

Microsoft Azure MVP / Insider - CEO at VaHa - aOS ambassador


How To Design With Your User’s Needs & Expectations In Mind

It’s not enough to build apps that function, it’s not even enough to make them understandable & usable, you need to build apps that bring joy & excitement, pleasure & fun, if possible even beauty to ...

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Eleftheria Batsou
Eleftheria Batsou

Front-end Developer | Content Creator


Event-driven autoscaling on Kubernetes with KEDA and Azure Functions

Event-driven, serverless architectures are a hot topic in today's cloud-native application development. To take full advantage of the serverless benefits of event-driven, your application needs to ...

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Erwin Staal
Erwin Staal

Software Engineer & ALM Consultant @ 4DotNet


8 easy steps to improve your security posture in Azure

You've deployed your application on Azure. Instantly hackers are targeting your public IP and the brute forcing of passwords and ports starts. What now? Should I deploy Azure Sentinel, or just enable ...

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Maarten Goet
Maarten Goet

Microsoft MVP & RD


Give your old Wordpress site a serverless supercharge

Serverless static websites are much cheaper, faster and more secure than traditional CMS sites. Find out why, learn how to get started, and get a practical demonstration of how to migrate a simple ...

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Mark Allan
Mark Allan

Azure MVP. Learnt from 35 years of mistakes.


Configuration in Azure. Done right.

When handling configuration in Azure, there's a really simple and quick way to do it. And then there's the RIGHT way to do it. In this session, we'll dive into the different options Azure provides to ...

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Rick van den Bosch
Rick van den Bosch

Microsoft Azure MVP, Principal Cloud Architect


Automate your social life with Azure

Exploring the capabilities of different Azure services for automation on simple and daily tasks. This wacky and funny way of presenting usage of different services will give you the ability to get to ...

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Tomaž Kaštrun
Tomaž Kaštrun

SQL Server developer and data scientist


I(o)T takes two! Meet Azure Digital Twins

The newest IoT kids on the block Azure Digital Twins allow the customer to create rich models that allow optimizations of the general flow of business in IoT solutions. Digital Twins is a platform ...

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Glenn Colpaert
Glenn Colpaert

Azure MVP | CTO at Zure Belgium


BDD on Policies

Who defines the rules for the guardrails for your organisation? How do you control your security policies? What would a company look like if they had BDD tests for policies and it has empowered the ...

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Ebru Cucen
Ebru Cucen

Principal Consultant, Contino


eShop on Dapr: build microservice applications the easy way

Dapr is an open source, event-driven, portable runtime for building microservices. It provides powerful building blocks to make it easy for developers to build resilient microservice applications usi ...

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Edwin van Wijk
Edwin van Wijk

Principal Software Architect at Info Support & Microsoft MVP

Sander Molenkamp
Sander Molenkamp

Principal Cloud Architect @ Info Support & Microsoft Azure MVP


Unlocking the Power of Azure with Quantum Computing

What do Azure, Einstein, and cats have in common? They will help us understand the past and present of Quantum Computing and what we can expect from the not so distant future. ...

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Locksley Kolakowski
Locksley Kolakowski

Data Science Intern at Zeitworks


An Introduction to Kubernetes through OpenShift

Building Cloud Native applications and deploying to Kubernetes can be difficult and overwhelming for those new to that way of working. It doesn't have to be! One option for deploying to Kubernetes ...

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Nigel Brown
Nigel Brown

Developer Advocate - IBM


Project Bicep: ARM Templates Evolved

ARM Templates are evolving! Microsoft have released a preview of brand new language for working with ARM Templates called Project Bicep. In this session we will explore Project Bicep to understand ...

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Sam Cogan
Sam Cogan

Sam Cogan Solutions Architect & Azure MVP

Organizers

Azure Thursday is organized by Thursday.Cloud, a non-profit organization based in The Netherlands that organizes and empowers community events to share knowledge around the world. Striving to include everyone, by making our events inclusive and accessible.

Luuk Mager
Luuk Mager

Cloud Solution Architect @ Heroes

Henk Boelman
Henk Boelman

Cloud advocate @ Microsoft

Jorrit Meijer
Jorrit Meijer

Cloud Solution Architect @ wortell

Sjoukje Zaal
Sjoukje Zaal

Microsoft RD and MVP

Roelant Dieben
Roelant Dieben

.NET Software Engineer @Ordina

Roel van de Grint
Roel van de Grint

Senior Software Engineer @ Capgemini