An Overview of the Alteryx Abacus Add In

This post first appeared on the Alteryx Community The Abacus add in is a collection of custom functions that make writing expressions in Alteryx easier or gives completely new functionality (such as variables). Originally created to make my life easier, they have grown into a powerful extension for Alteryx that can speed up the creation…

Creating a Simple AWS Lambda in C#

I’ve been using AWS Lambda for a little while now. It’s a great platform and allows you to rapidly get something up and running. So far, I’ve built them in both JavaScript and Python – both of which have been very straightforward. I’ve spent a fair chunk of my development life working in C# so…

Creating a Simple Azure Function in JavaScript with VS Code

Azure Functions are a serverless way to create applications within the Azure cloud. They can be written in a variety of languages (C#, JavaScript for example) using a variety of tools (or just inside the web UI). This post walks through creating a simple HTTP server which will return the current time. The function will…