Taking on the Azure Developer Certification (70-532) Exam

Vince Pendergrass .NET, Azure, Opinion, Service Fabric 6 Comments

Many of the companies that we work with use various cloud providers (such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft) for IT Service Delivery. This has created a great need for those who assist these companies to possess the technical skills required for proper and effective implementation of such services.

An excellent way to make yourself stand apart from the crowd in this space (and your company for that matter), is to obtain a developer/architect certification, such as the Microsoft Azure Developer Certification. Plus, if your company is focusing on becoming a Microsoft partner, it may be necessary to have a few developers on your team spend some time working to become certified. Fortunately, my awesome company Keyhole Software presented me with this opportunity.

In this blog, I share what I did to prepare for the Azure developer certification, specifically the 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification exam. I’ll include a couple of prep tools that helped me significantly, as well as a few unexpected “gotchas” I encountered when taking the exam…

Azure Functions Breakfast Boost Scheduled

Keyhole Software .NET, Azure, Company News Leave a Comment

We are excited to announce the next free public Keyhole Software educational event: Building Your Evil(?) Empire with Azure Functions.

This Breakfast Boost event is a live learning opportunity that is open to the public. The presentation is geared to benefit software developers who are interested in implementing Azure Functions or building Cloud Solutions using JavaScript and .NET technologies.

For this educational talk, Keyhole will bring in guest speaker Bryan Soltis of Kentico, a Microsoft Azure MVP and Technical Evangelist.

This free presentation will be held at the Keyhole Software office in Leawood, Kansas on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 8-10 a.m. Space is limited. To get more information and reserve your free tickets, please visit this link to Eventbrite.com or https://azurefunctionswithkeyhole.eventbrite.com…

Golden Service Fabric Hammer

James Bradley .NET, Azure, Development Technologies, Microservices, Service Fabric, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Attention: The following article was published over 5 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.I had some time before my next project started up, so David Pitt asked me to research and write a blog on Service Fabric. It sounded terrifying. First off, I’m not really what you …

Microservices à la Service Fabric

Chase Aucoin .NET, Agile, Azure, Development Technologies, DevOps, Docker, Microservices, Service Fabric, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Attention: The following article was published over 6 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Service Fabric is a massively progressive step for Microsoft. At the core, it is a distributed systems platform used to build scalable and reliable applications. But it gives the benefits of containerizing deployable …

Microservices in the Microsoft Enterprise

Jeff Hopper .NET, Azure, Development Technologies, Service Fabric, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Attention: The following article was published over 6 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Recently Keyhole wrote the white paper “Predicting The Future Of Development.” The white paper recommends enterprises move away from the Monolithic­-based architectures that “have been a common approach for the enterprise, where all …