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This website address is: https://www.azurephp.dev. It is a personal blog where I, Michelangelo van Dam, post articles about PHP related technologies hosted on Microsoft Azure cloud services. The information I share is primarily used as my online notes, and can be useful for your own challenges running PHP applications on Azure.
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