See how app developers around the world trust Azure to help them solve important challenges
Self-taught developer levels the playing field for people with disabilities
To make it easier to play video games with his special needs brother, Alex Dunn created a controller that uses voice and facial cues to help people with physical challenges get back in the game. His Enabled Play Controller makes technology more accessible and personalized for everyone.
Teenage developer reimagines education
Aadithyan Rajesh is a 14-year-old entrepreneur and software developer who co-founded the Tangled peer-learning platform to put the fun back in learning. Tangled engages teens and young adults with free, gamified courses—including academics, sports, languages, and the arts—taught by Gen-Z peer instructors.
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Combating gender-based violence in South Africa with Azure
Christine and Naomi Bisimwa tackled the rampant effects of gender-based violence in South Africa with the cloud and mobile technology. The sisters used GitHub and Azure to build an app that empowers women and girls in their community to take their lives back into their own hands.
Microsoft Power Platform is bridging the digital divide in Latin America
Sharif Nasser, a developer in Mexico and a Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador, organizes online classes of up to 5,000 students to democratize access to technology using low code. Sharif believes that technology is a powerful tool for equity and progress.
Father turns struggle into hope for diagnosing rare diseases
After a long, difficult challenge to find a diagnosis for his child, Julian Isla Gomez decided to help others. His Microsoft Hackathon AI project evolved into Dx29, a free tool that helps medical professionals diagnose rare diseases faster and more accurately—and improves the lives of hundreds of patients worldwide.
Find Dx29 on GitHub.
A community for women
After building an app that helped Sterling Bank save hours of work each week, Foyin Olajide-Bello started a community to help women all over the world learn how to use Microsoft Power Apps and inspire others to do more.
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Cliff Agius is a 787 pilot by day and a hobbyist developer by night. When a family friend asked for help improving her son’s prosthetic arm, Cliff used open-source software to build a new arm for the teen—and dramatically reduce the costs of prosthetics for others.
Beeb voice assistant
William Walker, a software engineer at the BBC, has a passion for tinkering and understanding how things work. Learn how he applied this passion to develop a branded voice assistant on Azure and create a stronger connection with the BBC's global audience.
Learn about the architecture of Beeb.
As a developer at Stack Overflow and a co-founder of Girl Develop It and Jewelbots, Sara Chipps is driven to help others learn and achieve more. A recent board member on the .NET Foundation, Sara helps developer communities contribute to open-source projects.
Find Jewelbots on GitHub.
Have I Been Pwned
Troy Hunt’s popular data breach notification website had to scale rapidly to meet demand. Watch Troy explain how he designed the site architecture and made critical decisions that help keep the site optimized at all times.
Read Troy’s blog post.
See how Microsoft Power Apps and Azure services help Manuela Pichler and other developers at Virgin Atlantic to build line-of-business apps faster and easier.
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When Haruki Odajima took over a third-generation family restaurant, sales were struggling. Learn how he used Azure to develop an AI system that helped increase business tenfold.
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