We had a great conversation on the Top 10 announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2021. We talked about Azure platform, data, AI, Viva, Power Platform, and others.Read more "Top 10 Ignite 2021 Spring Announcements"
I was publishing an Azure Function with Azure DevOps vs. deploying with VS Code and was finding the function was failing because the .python_packages folder was missing. Reviewing the build code the standard python package was populated with “pip install -r requirements.txt”, which was working on my local client to ensure the published environment included the necessary packages. […]Read more "Azure Function Published with Azure DevOps is missing .python_packages"
I was deploying an Azure Function with Azure DevOps and was running into a problem where an extra folder was created at the root of the Files directory when deploying. It looked like this: I discovered that in the deployment file the root directory was being included in the deployed zip file and needed to […]Read more "Azure Function Published with Azure DevOps has Extra Folder at Root"
I was having challenge with deploying an Azure Function through Azure DevOps where the default channel was failing to capture the output of the build and deploy it to the target. I wanted to post a template for this, as there were a lot of people trying to solve the same problem, but no clear […]Read more "Deploying a Python Azure Function in Azure DevOps Error: Directory ‘D:\a\1\a’ is empty. Nothing will be added to build artifact ‘drop’."
I spoke at the Wisconsin Technology Association on June 18th as a moderator for the Build vs. Buy conversation. Thanks for the WTA for having me and for such a great conversation! We talked about: Modern development Containers Development security Low Code / No Code Cost optimization Intellectual Property Engineering approaches Configuration orientedRead more "Speaking at Wisconsin Technology Association"
This post is part of a series. If you want to work on creating your own Wildlife ID environment, start here! We started with provisioning an Azure storage environment that this uses to retrieve images. In this post we’ll provision the Azure Function, deploy the code via VS Code and configure an App Insights availability […]Read more "Create an Azure Function with Python to Retrieve GPS Coordinates from an Image EXIF in Azure Storage"
This post is part of a series. If you want to work on creating your own Wildlife ID environment, start here! In this segment we’re creating a Logic App that brings several other components together. The end goal is to examine a picture with EXIF data, identify a wildlife in the image, copy it to […]Read more "Creating a Logic App to Identify Wildlife with AI, Azure Functions, Cosmos DB, and Azure Storage"
I was working on creating an Azure Function to download an image from Azure Blob Storage and return certain EXIF values. I had loaded some modules but for some reason they weren’t functioning properly in the Azure Function once deployed. I found out that I needed to update my requriements.txt file via pip (after much […]Read more "Azure Function python ModuleNotFoundError from Visual Studio Code"
I was working on an Azure Function for an open source wildlife IoT project and came across a lack of documentation in docs.microsoft.com. I had successfully returned HTTP content from my Azure function, but wasn’t sure how to get it to return JSON so I could interpret it elsewhere. In this case I’m storing latitute […]Read more "Return JSON from Azure Functions with Python"