Category: Open Source

Microsoft Cloud Workshops: Free Microsoft Azure Hands-on Labs 5

Microsoft Cloud Workshops: Free Microsoft Azure Hands-on Labs

The Microsoft Cloud Workshop (MCW) program maintains a number of Workshops that are used to train Microsoft’s own Cloud Solution Architects, as well as Microsoft Partners all over the world, how to use Microsoft Azure […]

Introduction to Git Version Control Workflow 6

Introduction to Git Version Control Workflow

Keeping track of file versions has been a long time issue in the world of software. This remains true if you’re writing source code for an application, command-line scripts, or even authoring a book or […]

Swagger is now the OpenAPI Specification 8

Swagger is now the OpenAPI Specification

A while back I wrote an OSS Spotlight post about the Swagger project. In short, Swagger is “the world’s most popular API tooling”. It’s a powerful open source framework backed by a very large ecosystem […]

Programming Arduino with Visual Studio Code 9

Programming Arduino with Visual Studio Code

Microsoft Visual Studio Code is a cross-platform, Node.js-based IDE (Integrated Development Environment). It’s been maturing into a really amazing development tool. It’s not really the tool itself as it’s all the amazing plugins or extensions […]

Azure CLI 1.0 vs 2.0 Compared, Installation and Usage 11

Azure CLI 1.0 vs 2.0 Compared, Installation and Usage

The Azure CLI is the cross-platform, command-line tool for managing resources in Microsoft Azure. Microsoft recently released the Azure CLI 2.0 and the commands start with “az” instead of “azure” like Azure CLI 1.0. This […]

MCSA: Linux on Azure Certification 15

MCSA: Linux on Azure Certification

Among the various Microsoft MCSA certification, the MCSA: Linux on Azure is certainly a little of it’s own league. This is the only Microsoft certification that requires a Linux Foundation certification in order to earn. […]

LFCS: Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Certification 16

LFCS: Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Certification

The Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) certification from The Linux Foundation is a full Linux certification for verifying and validating your Linux Operating System skills. Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, […]

OSS Spotlight: Swagger 18

OSS Spotlight: Swagger

There have been a few approaches to make sharing and consuming Web Services easier over the years. Many developers have worked with WSDL and SOAP services, as they were extremely popular in the early 2000’s […]

PowerShell now Open Source AND Cross-Platform! Linux, macOS, Windows 19

PowerShell now Open Source AND Cross-Platform! Linux, macOS, Windows

Windows PowerShell the new Shell (first released in 2006) for Windows that provides the ability to implement Task Automation, and Configuration Management via a Command-Line Shell and PowerShell scripting language built on the .NET Framework. […]

Super Human: Learn Azure Get a Free Drone 20

Super Human: Learn Azure Get a Free Drone

Who doesn’t want a free drone / quadcopter? “Let’s face it, you’re SUPER HUMAN” The tryazuremarketplace.com website currently has a bunch of FREE Azure Marketplace Labs you can do virtually (online from anywhere). Once you complete a […]