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It can be a lonely place…

I love the community that I am part of, I can get help from any number of incredibly kind humans who go the extra mile to make sure you get the result you want. Sometimes though, as with everything in life it takes its toll. I wanted to share something more personal with you.

Taking a Look at Polywork

Note: This is a paid partnership with Polywork. Not long ago, I saw a thread on Twitter from an connection of mine about Polywork. #Cloud community, are you on @PolyworkHQ? If so, comment with a link to your profile so others can follow.#CloudFamily #Azure #AWS #GCP #Microsoft #Amazon #Google #Community #100DaysOfCloud — James Cook 👨🏻‍💻 […]

Protecting Web APIs Using Microsoft Identity Platform: Part 3

The following posts are part of this series: Part 1: Creating your App Registration Part 2: Configuring your code Part 3: Securing your API endpoints In the previous post, we looked at the setup of your code to start accepting bearer tokens for authentication. Now we are looking at the validation of these tokens and […]

Protecting Web APIs Using Microsoft Identity Platform: Part 2

The following posts are part of this series: Part 1: Creating your App Registration Part 2: Configuring your code Part 3: Securing your API endpoints Defining protected First of all, let’s look at what we mean by protected. Much like in ASP.NET, in ASP.NET Core, you can use the [Authorize] attribute to define that your […]

Protecting Web APIs Using Microsoft Identity Platform: Part 1

The following posts are part of this series: Part 1: Creating your App Registration Part 2: Configuring your code Part 3: Securing your API endpoints Let’s begin I’m not going to cover the steps involved in creating an app registration. This is covered, in detail, in the Microsoft documentation. In this article though, I want […]

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

I am pleased to confirm that in September I will be taking part in two events which are scheduled so far. My FinOps on Microsoft Azure session is selected for the Azure Back to School 2021 series, organised by the fantastic Dwayne Natwick who is a fellow Microsoft Azure MVP. My second session will be […]

Rest in Peace, Abel

As many of you will know, last week, we lost one of the shining lights of our wonderful technical community. Abel Wang (aka. AbelSquidHead), sadly lost his fight against cancer. The deeply personal, yet public post on Facebook about his passing from his wife Nina, is incredibly moving. When I learned the news looking through […]

Introducing DevOps Adoption Strategies

On the 9th July 2021, my new book DevOps Adoption Strategies: Principles, Processes, Tools and Trends is available to buy now on Amazon (UK/US). Every organization wants to adopt DevOps and as an IT professional, it is important to understand the fundamentals of DevOps and how it can contribute to the success of your organization. […]

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