Not everyone can afford 30+ minutes of time to listen to a podcast or YouTube video. That’s why we’re making Cloud Drops, a new series focused all around bite-sized content - Less than 5 minutes long! Passionate about a specific topic and want to share with the community? Then this series is for you!

Interested on being on the show? Then propose a session on the Cloud With Chris Sessionize Page!

Cloud Drops - What is Continuous Integration (CI)?

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Cloud Drops - What is Continuous Integration (CI)?

Are you now working with source code? Whether that’s Application Code, Infrastructure as Code, Database Schemas or Data Science workbooks as code, you may have heard of a term ‘Continuous Integration’ (CI). This is the process of regularly merging code, and running a series of …

DevOps Git Continuous Integration CI Version Control

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Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Cloud Drops - Building an Event-Driven workflow with Event Grid

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Cloud Drops - Building an Event-Driven workflow with Event Grid

Have you heard about Azure Event Grid, but not exactly sure what it is or how you could use it? In this Cloud Drop, we’ll create an event-driven process using Azure Event Grid, Azure Storage Queues and Azure Functions. Get ready to learn all about Event-Driven workflows, Event-Handlers, …

Serverless Integration Azure Event-Driven Architecture

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Chris Reddington Published on Sat, May 15, 2021

Cloud Drops - Pipelines as Code

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Cloud Drops - Pipelines as Code

You may have heard about Software Code or Infrastructure as Code. Well, in this video, we’ll be talking about pipelines as code. If you’re familiar with tools like Azure DevOps, Circle CI, GitHub, GitLab and Jenkins, you may notice a trend where these platforms are allowing you to define …

DevOps Azure DevOps Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment

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Chris Reddington Published on Tue, May 11, 2021

Cloud Drops - Beginners guide to PowerShell in Azure Functions

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Cloud Drops - Beginners guide to PowerShell in Azure Functions

Serverless computing is a cloud computing code execution model in which the cloud provider fully manages the infrastructure needed to serve requests. In this session, we will explain why and how we should use Azure Functions and PowerShell together, and we will show you how to deploy a PowerShell …

Serverless Integration Event-driven architecture Azure PowerShell

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Chris Reddington Karel De Winter Published on Thu, May 6, 2021

Cloud Drops - Using Microsoft Learn to get started with Azure

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Cloud Drops - Using Microsoft Learn to get started with Azure

Have you wanted to get started learning Azure, but you’re not quite sure where to start? Then you need to check out Microsoft Learn! Microsoft Learn is a hub for learning content, including modules and learning paths, information around the official Microsoft certifications, and a curated …

Learn Azure Learn Cloud Azure Microsoft Learn

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Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Cloud Drops - How Windows Terminal can make YOU productive with Azure

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Cloud Drops - How Windows Terminal can make YOU productive with Azure

Windows Terminal is a modern application that allows you to use your command line of choice, whether that is the Windows Command Prompt, PowerShell, PowerShell Core, Windows Subsystem for Linux or the Azure Cloud Shell. This Cloud Drop shows you how to install Windows Terminal, and some tips/tricks …

Windows Terminal Command-Line Azure How To DevOps Productivity

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Chris Reddington Published on Sat, Apr 3, 2021

Cloud Drops - Git 101 - Why use Git, and how to get started

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Cloud Drops - Git 101 - Why use Git, and how to get started

Have you ever had a scenario where you need to maintain versions of a set of files? Or have you needed to collaborate on files with colleagues in some way? That’s a common scenario for developers, infrastructure engineers or data scientists/developers. It’s an increasingly common …

DevOps Git Command-Line

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Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Cloud Drops - How does Git work behind the scenes?

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Cloud Drops - How does Git work behind the scenes?

Have you ever wondered how Git works behind the scenes? We’ll go ahead, initialise an empty folder as a Git repository and explore the .Git folder that is created.

DevOps Git Command-Line

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Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Cloud Drops - Introducing and Setting up Git LFS (Large File Storage)

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Cloud Drops - Introducing and Setting up Git LFS (Large File Storage)

Have you ever considered storing large binary files in your Git repositories? There are times where you may want to do this, e.g. for my podcast cloudwithchris.com to store my podcast files. Git LFS is an extension to Git which replaces large files with text pointers inside Git. Listen in to find …

DevOps Git Command-Line

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Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Cloud Drops - Introduction to GitHub Codespaces

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Cloud Drops - Introduction to GitHub Codespaces

Have you ever had to setup a development environment from scratch? You have to install a ton of dependencies, probably a few tools along the way as well. It’s not fun, it takes a lot of time and it prevents you from being productive. This is where GitHub Codespaces comes in.

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Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 16, 2021