Satalyst does a lot of work managing organisations' data and integrating systems together, one of the challenges managing this data is providing visualisations that give insight into how a business is performing.
One area of interest that Satalyst has been focusing on is in the area of real-time analytics and actionable insights, especially related to the growing field of the Internet of Things (IoT). Microsoft PowerBI, has the ability to create simple visualisations from real-time data and present them quickly through a web-browser using a simple RESTful API.
Whilst there is a REST API for interacting with PowerBI, there's no simple API wrapper written for Java. The prototype I’ve been working on is written in Java, so I needed to create a wrapper for the PowerBI REST API. After a lot of research on the internet, it appears that there are a large number of people crying out for a Java library to use to interact with the API, so I figured we should open source ours.Read More
The aim of this blog is to quickly demonstrate how to use the new Azure capabilities inside Visual Studio 2015 and VSOnline / TFS 2015 Build to quickly start your build and deployment pipeline for Azure App Service Components.
Most of the steps in this post have been covered in numerous other articles, I have taken the opportunity to include as many links to these in an attempt to bring them all together in one place.Read More
Part Two: Build and Deploy an API App into Logic App.
In the next part of this blog series, we will try to extend the behaviour of the API App we have deployed an ARM template for in Azure.Read More