Jay Gordon is a Cloud Advocate with the Microsoft Azure Advocates. He and the rest of the Advocacy team are focused on helping Developers and Ops teams get the most out of their cloud experience with Microsoft Azure. Prior to Microsoft, Jay was part of teams at DigitalOcean, BuzzFeed and MongoDB. Community is critical in his core beliefs, this is why Jay is an organizer for devopsdays NYC. Jay lives in New York City with his wife Betsy.
Security is not an option when deploying applications. Considerations into what keeps your users safe must be part of your software delivery lifecycle. Whether it's adding correct firewalls rules to a server or knowing your npm package dependencies don't have cryptocurrency miners, you must always take steps to further your security posture.
The internet is driven by APIs. Software is able to be queried, interconnected, and presented to you thanks to APIs. This week on AzureFunBytes we’ll focus on using GraphQL. GraphQL is a query language and server-side runtime for APIs that allows you to reduce the “over-fetching” problem of querying data.
ARM templates are a JSON file that helps you define what exactly you need to do in your Azure deployment. You do not need to know a specific programming language in order to use this declarative syntax.
This week we've got posts on Terraform, Azure DevOps pipelines, searching your code, and more. It's chock full of tutorials and advice on how to have the best experience using the huge catalog of DevOps tools in the market. Let's get into it and check out this week's posts!
This week on AzureFunBytes we flex some Azure muscle with Bicep. Bicep is a language that allows you to use a declarative syntax to codify your Azure infrastructure deployments. Bicep is an Azure native Domain-Specific Language (DSL) that promotes a cleaner syntax, improved type safety, and better support for modularity and re-use of code.