Cloud Architect


Alex has been involved in application development since the late nineties and worked as a lead developer and architect at large enterprises and small companies. He spends his time teaching other developers the details of the Microsoft development platform and frameworks, and coaches architects to design and build modern distributed applications at cloud scale. He has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Visual Studio and Development Technologies 10 times. In his spare time Alex likes to participate in all kinds of sport, and loves playing and programming new and retro video games.


13:45 - 14:45
18 May - .NET Summit

Serious server-less Azure Functions for .NET developers

Azure Functions offer server-less cloud services and are the next evolution in distributed computing and hosting after containers. Join this session to learn how to develop Azure Functions using C# and .NET, and how to test, build and deploy to Azure. We will cover .NET programming details, architecture, internals and hosting. Also, you will learn how to set up a local development environment to build and host locally. After this session you are ready to design and create state of the art Azure Functions using .NET

Key takewaways:
- Learn about server-less compute in cloud environments and their corresponding architectures
- Programming Azure Functions with .NET and C#, attaining similar ways of work with code analysis and unit testing
- Using DevOps and Continuous Integration and Deployment to build, release and monitor .NET functions to the Azure cloud