We're back for a Christmas special with Christos Matskas from Microsoft. Note the date as it's not on our usual monthly schedule - but it is at the same venue!
Join Christos to learn what Azure Functions are and how to write them and deploy them using the Portal, CLI tools, VS Code, Github and VSTS for proper CI/CD.
Azure Functions are the young and cool cousin to our battle tested and much loved WebJobs. Azure Functions introduces an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that provides a radical new approach on how you set up and run tasks. Where they truly shine is in the great interoperability they provide with various services on and off the cloud, such as SaaS products and on-premises systems.
Christos Matskas is a software developer, blogger, speaker and all around geek. He currently works at Microsoft as an Azure Engineer (PFE) helping developers and teams leverage the power of the cloud. Before joining Microsoft, he was a successful entrepreneur and has successfully collaborated with companies such as MarkIT, Lockheed Martin and Barclays. He's been building software for over 13 years and he's a passionate Open Source advocate. He contributes regularly to numerous OSS projects and works closely with the community to make the software development space bigger and better.