Introduction to Azure Blockchain Services + Azure Logic Apps

I recently published a blog post on Serverless360 that discusses how to setup a simple consortium blockchain in Azure and then both publish and  subscribe messages using Azure Logic Apps. I definitely had some head scratching moments while putting it together so hopefully it will help people who are interested in connecting Azure Logic Apps and Azure Blockchain Services together. Below is part of the … Continue reading Introduction to Azure Blockchain Services + Azure Logic Apps

Udemy Course: Microsoft Flow vs Azure Logic Apps..which tool should I use?

Introducing my new course on Udemy on Microsoft Flow and Azure Logic Apps, two of my favorite cloud services. NOTE: Udemy currently has their summer sale going on. Get this course for $9.99 USD until 8/30/2019 using this discount code. (Be sure to clear browser cookies to get best price) Why did I write this course? I wrote this course out of frustration! You can’t … Continue reading Udemy Course: Microsoft Flow vs Azure Logic Apps..which tool should I use?

Speaking at Global Integration Boot camp

On a previous episode of #MiddlewareFriday I talked about a global integration event occurring on Saturday, March 25th 2017.  Happy to announce that I will be speaking at the New York meetup which is being held at the Microsoft Technology Center near Times Square. This is my second opportunity to speak at the MTC and am very much looking forward to it. The FREE event … Continue reading Speaking at Global Integration Boot camp

Speaking at Microsoft Ignite

With everything now confirmed, I am happy to report that I will be speaking at Microsoft’s largest conference, Ignite, in September in Atlanta, Georgia. I will be sharing the stage with John Taubensee from the Azure Service Bus team.  We will be talking about some real world messaging scenarios.  Service Bus and Event Hubs are important pillars in our Integration strategy at TransAlta so I … Continue reading Speaking at Microsoft Ignite

Hybrid Connectivity with Logic Apps and API Apps

Note: This blog post was written in early July, 2016 against preview bits.  The tools and techniques used in this post are bound to change. In a previous blog post (Using Azure AD Authentication between Logic Apps and Azure API Apps ) I discussed a hybrid scenario where I wanted to expose on-premises data to an Azure Logic App, via an Azure API App). In … Continue reading Hybrid Connectivity with Logic Apps and API Apps

Azure Logic Apps–Deleting Items From SharePoint (Online) List

 I have a scenario at work where we need to provide some simple syncronization between a SQL Azure table and a SharePoint Online Custom List. As a pre-requisite each morning before business users get into the office, we need to purge the contents from the SharePoint list and update it with today’s data + a 6 day forecast of future data. I have integrated  BizTalk … Continue reading Azure Logic Apps–Deleting Items From SharePoint (Online) List

Speaking at Integrate 2016

BizTalk360 has recently released more details on their annual conference in London.  This year there is a name change.  Instead of the BizTalk Summit, the name gets altered to align with the “Integrate” brand.  In case you were not aware, BizTalk360 organized the last Integrate Summit in Redmond back in December 2014 so it makes sense to carry that name forward. BizTalk360 has been working … Continue reading Speaking at Integrate 2016