This year we had the first Global Azure Bootcamp in Cape Town held at the Bytes offices in Cape Town. There was a fantastic turnout and amazing speakers.

We were privileged to have the following speakers:

  • Gary Hope
  • Johan Myburgh
  • Peter Wilmot
  • Nicolas Blank
  • Allan Pead

We would like to say a special thanks to our Global Sponsors!


Below are some of the presentations from the event:

Gary Hope – Keynote & Welcome

Azure Bootcamp Keynote


Peter Wilmot – Azure Hosting for ASP.Net and SQL on Linux

Azure Hosting for ASP.Net and SQL on Linux


Gary Hope – Azure Function Fundamentals

Azure Bootcamp Functions Sesions


Allan Pead – Building Connected Cross Platform Apps with Xamarin and Azure

Cross Platform Connected apps with Azure

Below was the lineup at the event:

Timeslot Speaker Presenter
 08h30-09h00 Keynote & Welcome  Gary Hope
 09h10-10h00 Getting started with Blockchain in Azure Johan Myburgh
 10h10-11h00 A quick tour of the tools and features available from .Net Core and SQL vNext on Linux – hosted on an Azure Ubuntu VM. Peter Willmot will also point out some of the key limitations and challenges that you will encounter when migrating your existing ASP.Net apps to a hosted Linux platform Peter Wilmot
 11h10-12h00 Azure Function Fundamentals  Gary Hope
 12h00-12h30 Lunch
 12h30-13h30 Backup and DR as a service

Azure offers several backup and DR options for on-premises and cloud hosted services. Join Nicolas as he explores what options are available to build robust backup and restore options using Azure based services.

 Nicolas Blank
 13h30-14h30 Building Connected Cross Platform Apps with Xamarin and Azure

Introduction to Xamarin
What is Xamarin Forms?
Azure Mobile Services

 Allan Pead
 14h30-15h00  Prize Giving