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Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure

By : Roberto Freato, Marco Parenzan
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Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure

By: Roberto Freato, Marco Parenzan

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that supports many different programming languages, tools, and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. This book starts by helping you set up a professional development environments in the cloud and integrating them with your local environment to achieve improved efficiency. You will move on to create front-end and back-end services, and then build cross-platform applications using Azure. Next you’ll get to grips with advanced techniques used to analyze usage data and automate billing operations. Following on from that, you will gain knowledge of how you can extend your on-premise solution to the cloud and move data in a pipeline. In a nutshell, this book will show you how to build high-quality, end-to-end services using Microsoft Azure. By the end of this book, you will have the skillset needed to successfully set up, develop, and manage a full-stack Azure infrastructure.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure
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Organizing deployment tasks with the Deploy to Azure button

IT professionals love PowerShell. Fine-tuned .ps1 scripts will be the first choice of experienced professionals to deploy resources. Company governance, instead, will require specific, vertical template to deploy and manage Azure IT resources.

The developers will find useful handling resources via Visual Studio integration for portal-aware tasks.

On GitHub, in the Azure Team account (, there is a great ARM quickstart template repository ( that solves many specific resource-deployment scenarios. They are described in a very detailed way, so they are useful and provide knowledge too.

If we look inside these templates, we find a nice feature, presented as a button, called Deploy to Azure. From the specific template web page, where template objectives are described, by clicking on the button, we can deploy the template on Azure. The button redirects you to the...