Writing the template

From Visual Studio, when Azure SDK is installed (2.9 at the time of writing this book), you have cloud templates under the Visual C# templates tree, and the Azure Resource Group project is available:

Writing the template

There are many predefined templates already available to handle some generic and common deployment scenarios with typical services deployed in combinations:

Writing the template

To better understand how it works, we start from a blank project template. The project constitution looks like this:

It contains:

  • azuredeploy.json: This is the template itself.
  • azuredeploy.parameters.json ...

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