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Cloud Advocate Content Highlights (Week of 03/20)

Microsoft's Cloud Advocates help every technologist, from those in enterprises or startups, to succeed and do what they love: write, code, and learn. They engage developers and others in the software ecosystem to further technical education and proficiency within the Microsoft Cloud + AI platform. Cloud Advocates meet with developers around the world through talks, demos, and engagement in technical communities. Please check out the latest Cloud Advoacy content highlights below for the week of 03/20:


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Improving accessibility of health insurance with .NET and Azure


by @Cecil Phillip (@cecilphillip)


In this @ch9 episode, learn about the issues around getting proper health insurance coverage and how .NET and Azure can enable solutions around this effort.

.NET, Azure, Cloud Computing

GitTrends: GitHub Insights


by @Brandon Minnick



Do you love contributing to open source but struggle to keep track of which projects you contribute to? 🧐 @TheCodeTraveler created GitTrends to help you stay on top of this and ensure code doesn't go stale!

Open Source, Developer Tools, GitHub, Mobile

Today I Learnt: About Microsoft Teams Live Events


by @Justin Yoo (@justinchronicle)

With many events around the world being cancelled or moved to online, check out this blog post to learn about the Microsoft Teams live streaming feature called Live Events. With minimal effort, you can set up a virtual, live event!

Developer Tools, Microsoft Teams

Help! Hackers are mining my cloud for Bitcoin 😱


by @Adi Polak


4 pro tips for securing your cloud environment, for newcomers and experienced techies!  👀

Identity + Security

Azure Sphere Developer Learning Path


by @Dave Glover (@dglover)

Looking to ease into the world of Azure Sphere secure IoT development?
Your journey starts with the equivalent of hello world, then sending telemetry to Azure IoT, then securely controlling a device from Azure IoT, and finally sending Azure IoT Events from a FreeRTOS application! 🙌🏻

IoT, Identity + Security