Understanding Azure: A Guide For Developers

Microsoft

In this book, we explain breaks down the “why” and “how” for scenarios suited to the cloud with a focus on building apps using platform services available in Microsoft Azure.

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Introduction:


 
This guide breaks down the “why” and “how” for scenarios suited to the cloud with a focus on building apps using platform services available in Microsoft Azure. The second half of the guide showcases the breadth and depth of the Azure platform and services designed to help developers make truly competitive and differentiated applications. The intended audience for this guide includes: • Developers wanting to understand why Azure is the best cloud platform for creating applications and how to get started quickly based on the app you want to build today. • Technical leaders considering Azure to support new or existing application development.
 
Table of contents
  • Abstract
  • Table of Contents
  • Overview
    • Introduction
    • The Changing World of App Development
    • Azure—the Cloud Platform Designed for You, the Developer
    • Summary 
  • Common Cloud App Scenarios
    • Scenario 1: Building a Web App
    • Scenario 2: Building a Mobile App Back end
    • Scenario 3: Building an Internet of Things (IoT) App
    • Scenario 4: Building a Custom Microservice-based App
  • The Azure Platform Services
    • App Service
    • Azure Service Fabric
    • Cloud Services
    • Azure Functions
  • Building on IaaS
    • Docker and Containers
  • Adding Superpowers to your Apps
    • Database Services
    • Developer Services
    • Identity
    • Advanced Analytics & IoT
    • Integration
    • Media Services & CDN
  • Conclusion
    • Recommended next steps

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