Welsh Azure User Group April Meet Up!

It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG April meet up and we had 3 Amazing Lighting Talks as well as a feature Length talk all about IoT Robot Arms and Azure! AGENDA6.30pm - Welcome and House Keeping6.45pm - Anirban Ganguly – Kubernetes it's not that hard7.00pm - Vukašin Terzić – Creating …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Rishab Kumar

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with DevOps Engineer, 100DaysOfCloud Core team member Rishab Kumar. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 16th April 2021 We discuss the incredible 100DaysOfCloud …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 15 – On the Edge

Week 15 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 09.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I talk about the continuation of my AIoT Studies with Object Detection models and …

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Azure IoT Edge – Securing your Devices

How do you make sure your Azure Edge devices are secure and cannot be tampered with? This is the job of the Azure IoT Edge Security Manager. More information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-edge/iot-edge-security-manager?view=iotedge-2018-06 The key principals of the Security Manager is that it protects all of the Edge components and devices by abstracting the …

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Creating a Custom Vision AI Model using CustomVision.ai

So we hear a lot about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning built into devices and applications. In this blog article I will walk through a simple example of how to utilise the CustomVision.ai website to create and train an AI model to recognise objects. This website is part of the Microsoft Cognitive Services features and …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Sarah Lean

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Senior Cloud Advocate, Public Speaker, Vlogger, Blogger and amazing Community Leader Sarah Lean, aka @techielass. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 9th …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 14 – AI Powered Object Detection!

Week 14 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 02.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) (Ignore the wrong date on the video! oops!) This week I give an update on the …

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Is Blogging Dead?

Ok so this week I had the great pleasure in joining a live stream panel discussion on Blogging with Sarah Lean @techielass, Shannon Kuehn @shankuehn, Chris Reddington @reddobowen and Jamie Maguire @jamie_maguire1. Huge thanks to Sarah for the invite, I found this a really fun and interesting topic area to discuss, and hope you find …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Derek Campbell

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Senior Solutions Engineer for Octopus Deploy, Mr Derek Campbell aka DevOpsDerek. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 2nd April 2021 We discuss …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 13 – AIoT is Awesome!

Week 13 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 26.03.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) (Ignore the wrong date on the video! oops!) This week I jump into the wonderful world …

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Extracting PNG Images from an Alpha Channel Video

Ok a quick blog here on how you can extract images from a video file. So I have a animated logo saved in .MOV format with an Alpha Channel, basically an Alpha Channel allows for transparency when you overlay a video file in something like OBS. The Jonnychipz Logo above is animated and runs on …

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Deploying Azure with Terraform

I have decided to create a technical track on Terraform on my YouTube channel aimed at anyone looking to pick up the basics of how to get started and utilise Terraform to deploy Azure infrastructure. I have created the first few videos in the series and hope that this will build over time and as …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with April Edwards

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Senior Software Engineer, Azure Advocate and Hashicorp Ambassador, the awesome April Edwards This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 26th March 2021 April …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 12 – Arc Hack!

Week 12 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 19.03.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I focus on Azure Arc Hack that I have been involved with and some …

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Welsh Azure User Group March Meet Up!

It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG March Lightning Talks meet up and we had seven, yes seven amazing Community speakers join us for a plethora of talks in and around Azure! AGENDA6.30pm - Welcome and House Keeping6.45pm - Martyn Coupland - DevSecOps on Microsoft Azure7.00pm - Mert Yeter - Visual …

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Hybrid Azure Arc and Management Partner Hack

Hey everyone, ok so for the last 2 days as part of my job I have been involved in an intense learning journey all around Azure Arc to learn all about onboarding, and monitoring on-prem resources as Arc Enabled resources within Azure. To start off, the scope for these two days has been brilliantly put …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Saiman Shetty

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Technical Programme Manager for Robotics and Self Driving Car Projects Mr Saiman Shetty This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 19th March 2021 …

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Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

Just thought I would put together a quick post regarding the MCT accreditation and what this means for someone looking to obtain this. I was fortunate to have met the application criteria and have been privileged to receive this award this week. Full details of the award can be found here: Become a Microsoft Certified …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 11 – MCT Award!

Week 11 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates after an amazing Virtual Ignite session, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 12.03.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) I base my Community Call outs around the people / …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Mert Yeter

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Software Architect / Azure MVP. Traefik Ambassador and Community Leader..... Mr Mert Yeter This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 12th March 2021 …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 10 – Microsoft Ignite Special

Week 10 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the March 2021 Microsoft Ignite Live at 12.30pm GMT 05.03.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) I talk about some of the main announcements at Ignite this year and cover off: The Book of News: https://news.microsoft.com/ignite-march-2021-book-of-news/Cloud Skills Challenge for a free Microsoft Exam Cert: https://csc.docs.microsoft.com/ignite/registration/March2021Security

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Microsoft Security Technical Content Library and other Security Training

This week, Microsoft have launched a new platform called the Microsoft Security Technical Content Library Within this blog post I hope to highlight some amazing Training materials available to become familiar with all Security related products and features across the Microsoft space. This Library can be utilised to search for content related to Security, Compliance …

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Creating Azure DevOps Build Pipelines to deploy Container Image into Azure App Service

This Blog post and associated YouTube Video follows on from my previous posts where I build a Blazor WASM application and push this as a container into Azure Container Registry: This Blog post extends the above two posts by doing the following things: Utilises the docker-compose.yaml file to build and publish the Blazor WASM Application …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with David Sadler

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Technical Recruiter David Sadler in this latest release of In Conversation with... The next episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 5th March 2021 …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 9

Week 9 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering Azure Updates and News, Welsh Azure User Group, Community Call Outs and Jonnychipz on the side! The video will go Live at 12.30pm GMT 26.02.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) Some call outs today for @TeccieLass @dean_ellerby @andy_69jones @getmodern_uk @bradcug @reddobowen @urlichsanais @microsoftlearn @wedoazure …

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