Rachel Appel

Rachel Appel

Rachel Appel

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Biography

Rachel currently works for Microsoft, as a content developer for ASP.NET Docs. She has been in the business of creating software for over 25 years, and is an author, mentor, and speaker at top industry conferences such as //BUILD, VSLive!, DevConnections, Øredev, NDC and SDD. During her career, she has worked on projects of all sizes from the smallest of apps, to the largest enterprise systems at some of the world’s leading companies. Rachel’s expertise is in web development on the Microsoft stack, specifically ASP.NET MVC, Web Forms, SignalR, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and TypeScript. Her hobbies include science, AI, reading, languages, and travel.

Session: Build Awesome Azure Functions Apps

Azure functions enables developers to host and run chunks of code in the cloud, without the need for creating and maintaining the infrastructure around that code, such a solutions and projects, as you do when developing websites. They are event driven, serverless, compute-on-demand experiences that you can write in just about any language, from JavaScript to C# to Python, Ruby, and PHP. Azure functions can enable integrated backend operations fora wide array of scenarios including web and apps, IoT, and more. With Azure functions, you can immediately get your code up and running, which is essential in today’s ever changing technology world. In this session, you’ll learn how to architect and build Azure functions apps and microservices for a variety of scenarios.