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Indexing and Searching an Azure SQL database with Azure Search

The project I'm currently working on, SailSys, is a site for sailing clubs to manage race entries, competitors and results. Sailors using the site to enter a race can search for their boat by name, sail number or manufacturer in our extensive database of boats. Our database is hosted on Azure SQL so utilising Azure Search was an easy choice to improve our search result quality.

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Creating and Hosting a Static Angular Site on Netlify

In recent posts I've been walking through the steps I've taken to convert some of my apps and websites to a serverless model to reduce hosting costs using Azure Blob Storage and Azure Functions. After reading about Netlify's recent funding round I decided to try hosting an Angular site using their free service to see what the fuss was about - I wasn't disappointed.

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