What is Microsoft Azure and Why use it?

Date: 06 Mar 2019
Location: Las Vegas NV
Event name: Las Vegas Azure User Group
Duration: 60 minutes

Abstract:

Welcome to your first Las Vegas Azure User Group meeting. Begin your knowledge journey with Why Microsoft Azure and more importantly What is Microsoft Azure. We are extremely excited to have two wonderful presenters lined up; Christina Warren and Laurent Bugnion, Sr Cloud Developer Advocates from Microsoft. Come spend a couple of hours with them and we guarantee you will learn something new.

SimpleFunction (GitHub):

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You can browse, fork, download the SimpleFunction on GitHub.
This sample showcases how to create Azure Functions through the Azure portal and Visual Studio 2017, and how to call the function from a Xamarin.Forms client app.

More cognitive samples (GitHub):

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You can browse, fork, download the More cognitive samples on GitHub.
Samples using cognitive services and Azure Functions with blob triggers

Fruit Recognizer (GitHub):

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You can browse, fork, download the Fruit Recognizer on GitHub.
An example using http://customvision.ai to recognize apples from oranges (and bananas), complete with Xamarin.Forms client

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