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Cloud Advocate Technical Content Highlights (Week of 05/15)

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 Advocacy content highlights below for the week of 05/15:


Title + Author



What is Azure Front Door?


by @Anthony Bartolo (@WirelessLife)


Are you faced with trying to make access to your website perform more consistently for users farther away from the origin? Or are you trying to see if you can avoid putting an entire copy of your web application in another region? Azure Front Door can help!


Azure, IT Pro, Infrastructure

Remoting into DevOps


by @Emily Freeman (@editingemily)


Learn how DevOps can help you adjust to working remotely!

DevOps, Remote Work

3 Tips for Perfect VS Code Videos & GIFs


by @Yohan Lasorsa (@sinedied)


Check out @sinedied’s simple tips to improve your recordings of VS Code, whether it's for making videos or GIFs.


Developer Tools, Remote Work

Write PowerShell online using Visual Studio Codespaces


by @Thomas Maurer



Visual Studio Codespaces allows you to do cloud-hosted development from wherever you’re working. Join @ThomasMaurer to learn how to write PowerShell code online in a web browser using Visual Studio Codespaces.


Developer Tools

Visual Studio Codespaces Node.js Starter


by @Tierney Cyren (@bitandbang)

This GitHub project is a starter for Node.js developers to use Visual Studio Codespaces with a finely tuned Node.js developer machine, including system tools, extensions, and more.


JavaScript, Web, Developer Tools

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Re: Cloud Advocate Technical Content Highlights (Week of 05/15)

Also additional Docs and Learn modules are newly available:



This week we’re including the newly published Learn modules and newly published Docs articles written by Cloud Advocates. Below are a few of these new 1st party content items.





Classify endangered bird species with Custom Vision


@Cassie Breviu


Explore and analyze time-stamped data with Time Series Insights



@Christopher Maneu

AI + ML, IoT

Track global air quality with Azure Maps



@Jim Bennett