Let’s play Azure Adventure – A RPG game to test students Azure practical skills
Published Oct 01 2022 01:46 AM 2,129 Views


6 October, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Event format: Live Stream

Topic:: Cloud Native: Serverless

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This session is part of the 'Solve real-world problems with Microsoft Azure serverless and IaC' series

Series Description
This series will teach you how to use Cloud Development Kit for Terraform (CDK-TF) and Microsoft Azure serverless services. First, you will learn how to build everything as code, and we will teach you how to solve several real-world problems with just Azure Functions and short-lived Azure container instance. All projects covered in the series are opensource.

What is the session about?
Make learning FUN! This session will explain how the game works and give a recap of Microsoft Azure Automatic Grading Engine 2022 update. We will introduce Azure Static Web Apps and Azure API Management with CDK-TF.

Who is it aimed at?
Those who want to learn Azure and have some fun at the same time.
Educators who teach Azure

Why should you attend?
To have some fun and to learn Azure with 80’s style RPG game.

Speaker Bio's
Liam Hampton, Regional Cloud Advocate
Liam is a Regional Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. He is an IoT hobbyist, a podcast co-host and a Software Engineer with multiple Professional Cloud Certifications. He is passionate about cloud computing, clean code and creating simple and concise content for others. When he is not writing code or presenting, you'll either find him searching for the next best eatery in London, studying different cultures or at the airport jetting of to explore the next city on his TODO list.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/liamchampton
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liam-conroy-hampton/

Cyrus Wong
Senior Lecturer, Cloud Innovation Centre - IT Department of Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee).
Cyrus Wong is Senior Lecturer in the Cloud Innovation Centre within the Department of Information Technology (IT) of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee). He has achieved all major cloud vendor Certifications and actively promotes the use of cloud in different media and events. His projects have received four Hong Kong ICT Awards in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2020, and all winning projects are running solely on Cloud using Data Science and Machine Learning technique. Cyrus also helps to deliver the full-time course “Higher Diploma in Cloud and Data Centre Administration,” which is the first tertiary course in Asia dedicated to providing Cloud Technology training. The course is committed to providing Microsoft Learn training to Hong Kong students and Cyrus is a Microsoft Certified Trainer.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cyruswong/

Kirus Kwok:
Primary 6 student, Baptist (Sha Tin Wai) Lui Ming Choi Primary School in Hong Kong.
Kirus Kwok is a primary 6 student in Baptist (Sha Tin Wai) Lui Ming Choi Primary School, he is very passionate about innovation, technology, and ideation. Kirus has contributed an impressive idea to VTC and inspired Cyrus from VTC and the volunteer from Microsoft to create an iDonation sharing platform. In his own time, Kirus loves to explore STEAM, he likes to create games in Minecraft & Roblox. Alongside this, Kirus is working on a robotic project that is able to recognize objects and road direction to assist visually impaired people. He is interested in learning and using Azure, completed his AZ900 certification at age 11 and plans to get more Microsoft Azure Certifications this year.


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