Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • A first look at Azure Functions

    Medium[1]Back in summer 2010 I called for a notification mechanism within Azure, something that would call customer-defined code to take action when something happen within your subscription, e.g. a file added to blob storage, a message added to a queue, etc.  .

    Back then I called...

  • What is Statistics and why should you care?

    Unless you graduated in art, chances are you did a course in Statistics.

    Chances are you hated it.

    Most people I know postponed that course until the end of their degree, didn’t understand much about it and hated it dearly.

    I didn’t like it either and understood very little.

    A few...

  • Securing REST API using Azure Active Directory

    Scenario:  you have a web & mobile front-end, both using a REST API as a back-end.  You want to secure that back-end with authentication / authorization.  How do you do that in Azure?


    There are obviously a bunch of ways to do that.  In this post, I’ll discuss the recommended...