Today the competition took place at Microsoft and consisted of hands-on judging. Each judge spent fifteen minutes with each team, testing out their project directly. At the end of the judging we had a showcase for Microsoft Employees to come see the finalists and their projects. Also, John announces the winners of the partner awards.
In this report, we shall focus on the capabilities of the new control panel in Azure (Azure Portal Preview), which is a single workspace for developing and managing cloud applications. Implementation of this new panel is not just merely an interface change, it is a new approach to DevOps. This report includes a demonstration of how to establish continuous deployment of websites and databases, manage builds and tests, as well as track their relationship with tasks and work items.