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About
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Azure Developer Stories is a technical blogging contest created for professional developers. The goal of the initiative is to skill developers to learn new technologies and write technical blogs with demos and code samples sharing their experiences while building on Azure platform. The stories will help other developers across the globe to scale in building solutions on Azure.

Upskill on Azure

Use this as an opportunity to learn more about Azure from Microsoft Learn portal.

Share Your Knowledge

Contribute to the community by sharing your knowledge and experiences.

Win Exciting Prizes

Get a chance to win exciting prizes and gift vouchers.

Get Featured

Get a chance to be featured in Microsoft.Source newsletter.

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What we have got for the winners?
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Top 3 winners get exciting prizes*

1 prize
Surface Book 2
2 prize
Surface Pro 6
3 prize
Surface Go

The next 20 winners get a developer swag pack or a gift voucher worth INR 5,000 each.*

* Terms & Conditions apply

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Submission Categories
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Your story must be in-depth technical content preferably containing examples, technical details and useful & working source code. The stories must cover relevant scenarios and use cases on the Microsoft Azure platform from one of these categories.

Cloud Native

Serverless

100+

Submissions

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10+

Reviewers

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4L

Worth prizes

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50

Days

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How it Works
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  • If you are relatively new to the relevant story category we recommend you go through the corresponding Microsoft Learning module from the Learning Resources section.
  • Write a technical blog on one of the categories while covering examples, scenarios or relevant use of Microsoft Azure platform.
  • Publish your story on dev.to, Medium or any other blogging platform.
  • Submit your story with your and blog details on or before 12 June 2020.
  • The review panel will review the content and rate the submissions; the top 3 winners and other winners will be announced on 23 June 2020.
  • The top 3 winners will respectively get Surface Book 2 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook, Multi-Touch Surface Pro and Microsoft Surface Go - subject to availability or equivalent in INR as cash prize; the next 20 winners get a cool swag pack or Flipkart voucher worth INR 5,000 each.
  • Best stories will get a chance to get featured on the Microsoft.Source newsletter.

What Makes Your Story Qualified?

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Submit Your Story

Timeline
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  1. Submissions open
  2. Submission last date
  3. Content Review
  4. Winners Announced
  5. Prize Distribution
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Reviewers
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Abhishek Gupta

Senior Cloud Developer
Advocate

Vivek Sridhar

Senior Developer Product
Marketing Manager

Learning Resources
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Not familiar with Microsoft Azure, or finding any difficulty in writing your story?

No worries, we have got your back! We have plenty of Microsoft Azure Learning materials for you which will help you get started or take you to the next level.

Learning Resources
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