What's new for Java on Azure at Build 2023
Published May 16 2023 07:58 AM 3,274 Views

Microsoft Build is back with in-person and online sessions. This year, Build will take place May 23-25 for in-person sessions at the Seattle Convention Center and May 23-24 for digital sessions. Pre-day workshops start May 22. Microsoft Build is an annual developer conference organized by Microsoft. Since it launched in 2011, Build has been a breeding ground for developers sharing insights on Microsoft’s services and products and learning from experts. 


This year’s conference will feature the topics like Azure OpenAI, GPT-4, .NET8, Java, DevSecOps, and GitHub Copilot, to name just a few . From this list, you can expect expert panel discussions on leveraging Artificial Intelligence — hear it directly from the Azure specialists. Don’t miss Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella in the opening keynote as he shares how Microsoft is creating opportunities for developers across our platforms in this new AI era. Java on Azure is a key track covered in Build 2023 and includes hands-on, expert panel, and Q&A breakout sessions.


Sessions for Java on Azure

Sessions cover various topics related to Java on Azure, presented by Microsoft product experts. Panel discussions around multiple Azure concepts let you learn directly from Azure’s top developers, product managers, and architects. 

Here are some key sessions for Java on Azure for this year’s conference:


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Achieve more with Azure PaaS: Azure App Service product experts, Q&A

Learn how fully managed platform services can improve your outcomes with modern apps in the cloud. This session includes a Q&A with Microsoft Azure’s product managers Yun Jung Choi, Mayunk Jain, Yutang Lin, and Stefan Schackow, who are responsible for developing Java and other apps on Azure.


Deploy a Quarkus application to Azure Container Apps

Join Principal Cloud Advocate, Java/JVM Languages Mark Heckler and Cloud Advocate Brian Benz for this hands-on, in-person coding session shows you how to incorporate Quarkus apps into Azure Containers apps and integrate them with a database.


Focus on code, not infra with Azure Functions, Azure Spring Apps, Dapr 

Learn how to build an app (focusing on code, not infrastructure) that uses Azure Spring APIs to send messages to Dapr-enabled message broker and Azure functions directly from Principal Architect of Java on Azure Asir Selvasingh, Principal Product Manager Ramya Oruganti, and Product Manager Anthony Chu. 


Choosing the right Microsoft Azure destination for your Java application, Q&A

Want to learn what’s the best Azure destination for your Java app? This session provides technical insights and a dive into best practices for choosing the most suitable Microsoft Azure service for your app with top technical experts: Principal Architect of Java on Azure Asir Selvasingh, Principal Cloud Solution Architect Ajai Peddapanga, Principal Cloud Advocate, Java/JVM Languages Mark Heckler, and Principal Software Engineer Manager Joaquin Vano. 


Java experts at Microsoft, Q&A

Bring your questions related to Java development, Azure, GitHub, Microsoft’s usage of Azure, and more to get answers directly from Principal Cloud Advocate, Java/JVM Languages Mark Heckler, Principal PM Manager Bruno Borges, Cloud Advocate Brian Benz, and Software Engineer Stephanie Crater. 


Modernize .NET and Java web apps in Azure App Service

Attend this session to explore the easiest way to deliver your Java apps to the cloud with Azure. Its live demos will help you understand the complete picture of fully managed Azure services and will be presented by Principal Program Manager Kunal Babre, Cloud Advocate Brian Benz, Principal Software Engineering Manager Kristina Halfdane, and Senior Program Manager Gaurev Seth.


The VMware presence at Build 2023

The VMware-Microsoft partnership for Azure VMware Solutions in the cloud is well established. VMware is a sponsor of Build 2023 and is participating in an exclusive digital session for Java developers. Learn how Azure Spring Apps Enterprise, VMware’s collaborative enterprise solution with Microsoft, helps you build and scale enterprise-ready apps in the cloud.


Azure Spring Apps: The easy way to run your Spring apps

Attend a virtual session with Microsoft and VMware Tanzu specialists who’ll help you manage cloud migration for your apps and database and guide you on how to easily run your app on our fully managed app platform. In this session Microsoft’s Java Principal Architect Asir Selvasingh and VMware’s Principal Solutions Engineer Adib Saikali give Java developers a thorough technical overview with demos to show how Azure Spring Apps work.


Complementary workshops and free giveaway

Interested individuals can also take advantage of two exclusive offers:


  • Cloud Suitability Assessment: Microsoft and VMware Tanzu experts will help identify and prioritize cloud migration for applications and databases through a customized virtual session.
  • Hands-on Workshop: A half-day workshop where participants can gain hands-on experience with the fully managed app platform.


Finally, those who complete a form on the webpage will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon set. The winner will be contacted on Thursday, May 25. Don't miss this opportunity to improve your application development process and gain valuable insights with Azure Spring Apps Enterprise!


Register for Build 2023 Now

Build 2023 is an excellent opportunity to connect with Microsoft engineers and industry experts. Plan to attend if you’re a Java developer working on Azure apps.


Register for Build 2023 today, as space is limited.


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