רשמים וחידושים מכנס Build 2016

10/04/2016

שבוע שעבר נערך כנס מפתחי התוכנה השנתי הגדול של מיקרוסופט – Microsoft Build – בו השתתפתי ביחד עם משלחת גדולה מאנשי CodeValue ואף הצגנו בדוכן בתערוכה את OzCode – תוסף ה-Debugging שלנו ל-Visual Studio. במהלך הכנס, שהתקיים כרגיל בסן-פרנסיסקו, הוכרזו והוצגו מספר רב של חידושים עבור הפלטפורמות הטכנולוגיות השונות של מיקרוסופט אשר את עיקריהן אסקור במאמר זה. לקריאת המאמר המלא...

Upcoming Talks – Azure App Service

24/01/2016

If you want to learn more on Azure App Service, then the upcoming week provides you with two opportunities for hearing more about it. Surfing the cloud with Azure Mobile Apps If you're a more face-to-face person, and are interested in Azure Mobile Apps, then you are welcome to join Tuesday's session at Microsoft Israel (Ra'anana). At this joint meeting of the Israeli Azure Developer Community and the Israel Dot Net Developer User Group (IDNDUG), Uzi Ronen will talk all about Azure Mobile Apps, complete with code demos and answers to your questions. The session will take place on Tuesday, January 26th, at 17:00...
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I’m a Microsoft Azure MVP!

12/01/2016

The Microsoft MVP Award Last week was quite a hectic week for me, preparing for an upcoming webinar on Azure Web & Mobile Apps among other things (more details on this soon). As a result, it completely slipped my mind to update here that as of last week I am a proud winner of the Microsoft MVP Award on Microsoft Azure! For those of you who don't know what the MVP award is all about, I can quote from announcement letter I received: The MVP award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with...
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Azure Mobile Services & SignalR

27/10/2015

Azure Mobile Services Azure Mobile Services is an Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering for easily authoring a mobile application back-end, complete with support for user authentication, push notifications and more. It is a type of service also commonly known as a Backend-as-a-Service. ASP.NET SignalR ASP.NET SignalR is a library for ASP.NET developers that simplifies the process of adding real-time web functionality to applications. Real-time web functionality is the ability to have server code push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available, rather than having the server wait for a client to request new data. Putting It Together Azure Mobile Services has support for...

Azure Mobile Services Workshop – Slide Deck from Last Week

25/10/2015

Last week I had the pleasure of delivering a one day workshop at Microsoft Israel on Azure Mobile Services. For those of you who don't know, Azure Mobile Services is an Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering for easily authoring a mobile application back-end, complete with support for user authentication, push notifications and more. It is a type of service also commonly known as a Backend-as-a-Service. Azure Mobile Services Resources The slide deck for the workshop can be found here. All the demonstrations we had live on-stage are based on the Azure Mobile Services samples, which can be found on the official documentation pages...
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IoT at Israeli .NET Developer User Group

14/06/2015

 IoT is Hot IoT gets all the hype these days. It is the new buzzword and soon it will be in every part of our life. But what are the parts that compose an IoT project? What is the correct way to build it? In case you haven’t heard, Tamir Dresher and myself are presenting a lecture this Wednesday at the Israeli .NET Developer User Group on IoT and the cloud – with .NET! In this session we will look at how to build an IoT system using devices, sensors and the Cloud. We will demonstrate working with sensors in C#...
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Azure App Service – Resources from Yesterday’s Talk

04/06/2015

Thank You! First of all, I'd like to say a big thank you to all those who attended yesterday's meeting of the Israeli Azure Developer Community. Feedbacks from those who attended are great so far and I sure do hope to see you on next month's meeting. Azure App Service Resources If you saw my presentation at the meeting yesterday, you are probably very eager to start playing with API Apps and Logic Apps yourself. To get you started, yesterday's presentation was based on the following resources: Azure App Service Official Site Azure App Service Architecture Running Web and Mobile Apps on Azure App Service Azure API...
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Israeli Azure Developer Community – Relaunched!

26/05/2015

Azure is Here! In case you haven't heard, cloud computing is not a hype anymore - it is already here, and it is moving full speed ahead. Whether you’re developing server applications, web applications or mobile applications, harnessing the power of the cloud can vastly increase your productivity and allow the scale you might need, while lowering development and operational costs. Microsoft Azure, Microsoft's public cloud offering, provides various capabilities from low level IaaS Virtual Machines & Networking to fully PaaS & SaaS application services which can power your application giving you the advantage you need as a developer, as a...

My Impressions from Build 2015

07/05/2015

Last week I attended Microsoft's Build conference at San-Francisco along with my colleagues. Build is Microsoft's prime developer conference, and as such it is packed with technical content relating to software development on top of Microsoft's various platforms - from Band, to Xbox, to PC to Azure. In this post I'll try to summarize my key observations and feelings following my attendance. The New Microsoft This started already at the previous Build last year. Following Steven Sinofsky's departure and the appointment of Satya Nadella as CEO, Microsoft has started being a more open company oriented towards its consumers and developers. One of...

Upcoming Event: IoT & Cloud

19/03/2015

The area of IoT (Internet of Things) gets all the hype these days. Thousands and even millions of devices sensing the environment and sending continuous information to your system, utilizing Big Data and Machine Learning technologies is no easy task to achieve, but it's not the future - it's already here! This upcoming Monday CodeValue is delivering a CVcon conference on IoT & Cloud. Come join my colleagues and myself, as we explain and deep dive into this interesting and challenging area. Hear what IoT is all about, how Microsoft Azure can help in the process and how it all fits together. Join...