Cloud, Containers, and Microservices

T02 Event-driven Applications in Azure


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Intermediate

Laurent Bugnion

Cloud Developer Advocate


Using Azure, it is easier than ever to build event-driven web applications, for example using Azure Functions and the Azure SignalR service. Laurent Bugnion, a Cloud Advocate for Microsoft will show you how he implemented such a solution to solve a real-world problem. This presentation will dive into a production application called Timekeeper, that Microsoft uses to run some of its live TV shows such as the Hello World daily show. More information about Timekeeper at

You will learn:

  • How to use SignalR to create event-driven web applications with Web sockets
  • How to deploy and configure a Static Web App on Azure
  • How these technologies are used at Microsoft in a production setting