Jessica is a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft focusing on Azure, Infrastructure, cloud and OSS. Prior to joining Microsoft, she spent over a decade as an IT Consultant / Systems Administrator for various corporate and enterprise environments, catering to end users and IT professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jessica holds three Microsoft Certifications (MCP, MSTS, Azure Infrastructure), 3 CompTIA certifications (A+, Network+, and Security+), 4 Apple Certifications, and is a former 4-year Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Windows and Devices for IT. In 2013, she also achieved her FEMA certification from the U.S Department of Homeland Security, which recognizes her leadership and influence abilities during times of crisis and emergency.
Do you have an Azure subscription or are you interested in getting started with Azure but you don't use Windows as a primary OS? Come learn how to manage your Azure subscription from both Ubuntu and OS X using PowerShell Core based on .NET framework. In this session we will break down the process of creating a resource group, all dependencies, and deployment right from the command line from any platform - Linux, OS X, and Windows. We will even cover how to manage your source control using GitHub and create and edit JSON templates you can then use for your deployments. Lastly, I will show you how you can accomplish all of the above from Visual Studio Code, another tool available from any platform.
In this session we will cover some new features in Windows 10 and, more specifically, the addition of BASH on Ubuntu to the Windows offering. We will cover what it is and how it works on Windows, and ultimately how to get BASH up and running on Windows 10. We will also show some cool things you can do with it like setup SSH access to your BASH instance, play with colors and graphical interaction, and even setup an X11 server to run x11 and GTK apps. We will also touch on how to use Visual Studio Code with a bash shell integrated terminal right from your Windows 10 desktop, which will allow you to edit and test your shell scripts right without ever leaving the open source text editor.