TensorFlow for Beginners

I have spent couple of hours on weekend to understand the concepts of tensorflow and would like to contribute in simplest form as most of the articles I read were too complicated and took me a while to understand. A tensor consists of a set of primitive values shaped into…

Profile Python Applications in Azure App Services

Slow application performance issues tend to be challenging to troubleshoot regardless of the platform in which your application is running. This is due in great part to the sometimes random nature of these issues. These types of issues also often do not result in a specific error being logged. If…

Running Python Code on Azure Functions App

Update 4/25/17 : Adding steps to install python from Site Extensions. These are Python binaries patched to work well in Azure App Services. Thanks to Steve Dower for contributing Python Site extensions and keeping them up-to-date. Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure…

Getting started with React-Native App and Parse

React Native lets you build mobile apps using only JavaScript. With React Native, you don't build a “mobile web app”, an “HTML5 app”, or a “hybrid app”. You build a real mobile app that's indistinguishable from an app built using Objective-C or Java. Getting Started Update 03/21/17: Creating…

Parse on Azure

Parse is a Mobile Backend as a Service. On 28 January 2016, Facebook announced that it will close down Parse. Microsoft announced a Parse Server on Azure Managed Services, as an easy way for developers to migrate from the soon-to-be-defunct Facebook service. Below link has details on how to create…

Running Flask app with HttpPlatformHandler in Azure App Services

Flask is a micro web framework written in Python and based on the Werkzeug toolkit and Jinja2 template engine. Below are list of steps we would follow Create Sample Project Create Azure WebApp and Use Site Extension to Upgrade Python Create and Change Deployment script Adding web.config (for production…

Installing native nodejs modules on Azure App Services during Git Deployment

Azure Source Control deployment process would involve below steps Moves content to azure web app Creates default deployment script, if there is no .deployment file in web app root folder Run’s deployment script. In case of a nodejs app it would do npm install here During npm install step,…

Running Angular2 App on Azure App Services with CI and CD

Angular 2 is the next version of massively popular MV* framework(Angular) for building complex applications in the browser (and beyond). Angular 2 comes with almost everything you need to build a complicated frontend web or mobile apps, from powerful templates to fast rendering, data management, HTTP services, form handling,…

Running Mean.js App on Azure App Services with Continuous Integration and Delivery

MEAN.JS is a full-stack JavaScript solution that helps you build fast, robust, and maintainable production web applications using MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. Pre-requisites: 1) Create a Mongodb instance in Azure Portal Navigate to Azure Portal and search for mongodb in Marketplace You should find different options. For…

Running Perl app in Azure App Services Webapps on linux

Azure has recently announced App Services on Linux. It supports running web apps natively on Linux. You can quickly create an app following Link and setup continuous deployment to publish the app. Web Apps on Linux is built using Docker. So you can use a Custom Docker image to deploy…