June 18, 2017

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Adding a Site Extension to an Azure Web App in an ARM template deployment

Adding a Site Extension to an Azure Web App in an ARM template deployment

Azure ARM templates let you deploy and configure various Azure resources using a JSON file with a particular schema. Most of this schema is pretty easy to figure out from their documentation or by creating the resources in the Azure Portal and then using the “Automated Script” section of the resource group to look at…

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June 14, 2017

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Chat bots and machine learning for non-technical people

Chat bots and machine learning for non-technical people

I host a meet up in Christchurch called Azure Evening and this week we had a two great presenters Akmal Fazleen and Aurora Lin from Jade Sowftware talking about chat bots, Luis and Azure Machine Learning. The thing that was blew me away is that both the presenters were not “technical” people and weren’t developers….

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May 10, 2017

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Deploying an Angular CLI project using VSTS Build and Release

Deploying an Angular CLI project using VSTS Build and Release

After writing an article on how to Deploy a Create React App project to Azure with VSTS Build and Release I thought I would create a similar (near identical) article on the same thing with the Angular CLI! The Angular CLI has similar goals as Create React App however it also can be used to…

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May 9, 2017

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Deploying a Create React App project to Azure with VSTS Build and Release

Deploying a Create React App project to Azure with VSTS Build and Release

Create React App is a great way to get started with creating your a JavaScript application with React with no configuration. It is essentially a number of tools (webpack mostly) bundled into one node module that creates and builds your application. In this article I’m going to show you how to build and release this…

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