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Taking a closer look at Python support for Azure Functions

Azure Functions provides a powerful programming model for accelerated development and serverless hosting of event-driven applications. Ever since we announced the general availability of the Azure Functions 2.0 runtime, support for Python has been one of our top requests. At ... continue reading
Python on Azure: Part 1—Building Django apps with Visual Studio Code

Python on Azure: Part 1—Building Django apps with Visual Studio Code

Carlton Gibson, Django Software Fellow and Django maintainer, joins Nina Zakharenko to show how to set up a Python application with Django REST Framework and develop with Visual Studio Code, from installing the Python extension to using the integrated terminal ... continue reading
Python on Azure: Part 4—Running serverless Django apps with Functions

Python on Azure: Part 4—Running serverless Django apps with Functions

Carlton Gibson, Django Software Fellow and Django maintainer, joins Nina Zakharenko to share his experience running Python apps with Django in a "serverless" way using Azure Functions. He'll demo how developers can deploy infinitely scalable Django web apps in a ... continue reading
Python on Azure: Part 3—CI/CD with Azure Pipelines

Python on Azure: Part 3—CI/CD with Azure Pipelines

Carlton Gibson, Django Software Fellow and Django maintainer, is again talking to Nina Zakharenko about using Python and Django. In this episode, Carlton will show how you can use Azure Pipelines (part of Azure DevOps) to enable Continuous Integration and ... continue reading
Python on Azure: Part 2—Deploying Django services to Azure Web Apps

Python on Azure: Part 2—Deploying Django services to Azure Web Apps

Nina Zakharenko is back with Carlton Gibson (Django Software Fellow and Django maintainer) to deploy a Python app built on Django to the cloud using Azure Web Apps. Best of all: when you use Visual Studio Code, you don't need ... continue reading

A hybrid approach to Kubernetes

We’re excited to see everyone at Kubecon this week! We’ve been working with our customers to understand how they’re thinking about Kubernetes and what we can do to make it easier for them. Azure Stack unleashes new hybrid capabilities for ... continue reading
Azure Pipelines extension for Visual Studi Code

New Azure Pipelines announcements – VS Code extension, GitHub Releases, and more

Since we launched Azure Pipelines in September, we’ve seen strong growth in adoption of our cloud hosted build and deployment service. We’re also learning from many of the open source projects on GitHub starting to take advantage of unlimited build ... continue reading

The Green Team solves high-risk, systemic security issues for Microsoft Azure

In the past, I’ve spoken at length on the criticality of assuming breaches can and will occur rather than simply seeking to focus solely on preventing breaches from occurring. Dating back to 2009 this security strategy, called Assume Breach, has ... continue reading

What you need to know when writing hybrid applications

As of today, Azure is present in 54 regions, several sovereign clouds, as well as in our customers’ data centers through Azure Stack. Consistency is a fundamental pillar of Azure, no matter which region you are deploying your application to, ... continue reading
Getting started with #Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services in #Containers #Azure #AI #AKS #Docker

Getting started with #Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services in #Containers #Azure #AI #AKS #Docker

Microsoft Visual Studio Code Tools for AI With container support, customers can use Azure’s intelligent Cognitive Services capabilities, wherever the data resides. This means customers can perform facial recognition, OCR, or text analytics operations without sending their content to the ... continue reading