IT professionals love PowerShell. Fine-tuned
.ps1 scripts will be the first choice of experienced professionals to deploy resources. Company governance, instead, will require specific, vertical template to deploy and manage Azure IT resources.
The developers will find useful handling resources via Visual Studio integration for portal-aware tasks.
On GitHub, in the Azure Team account (http://github.com/azure), there is a great ARM quickstart template repository (https://github.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates) that solves many specific resource-deployment scenarios. They are described in a very detailed way, so they are useful and provide knowledge too.
If we look inside these templates, ...