Omaha Azure User Group Meeting – January’2021 – 1

The first bi-weekly meeting for the month of January’2021 took place on January 6th starting at 6 PM CT. It was an online event.

Topic: Azure Bicep Walkthrough
Azure Bicep is a rapidly growing language that is still in it’s alpha stage.  During this session, attendants will be walked through how to successfully create a bicep file, build it, and deploy it!
What is Bicep?
Bicep is a Domain Specific Language (DSL) for deploying Azure resources declaratively. It aims to drastically simplify the authoring experience with a cleaner syntax and better support for modularity and code re-use. Bicep is a transparent abstraction over ARM and ARM templates, which means anything that can be done in an ARM Template can be done in bicep

Speaker: John Folberth
Senior DevOps Consultant, OST
John concentrates on enabling teams to focus on what they are good at through ingraining DevOps practices and technologies. John has over a decade of IT experience in various disciplines such as Cloud Architecture, ETL, Data Governance, Application Development, and Systems Analysis.  He holds numerous Microsoft certifications that include: Azure Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer, Azure Administration, and Azure Developer as well as being a Microsoft Certified Trainer. He is currently based in Grand Rapids, MI and has spent the majority of his professional career in the Omaha area. He loves helping others explore new and exciting technologies that impact the way they work.

Sponsor: Harbinger Partners, Inc.
Harbinger Partners, Inc. (aka Bass & Associates) provides high-quality technology consulting, contract-to-hire, and permanent placements to businesses in and around Omaha, St. Paul/Minneapolis and Dallas areas. Their areas of expertise include Development and Architecture (both Java and .Net), Quality Assurance, Data Warehousing, Project Management, and Business Analysis. They are one of the very few companies in our market that is employee-owned! At their core, they are people dedicated to helping individuals and businesses succeed. For more details, please visit

Our sponsor gave away two $50 Amazon gift cards.