Table Storage bindings

Using (Table Storage) Bindings in Azure Functions

My post Using Triggers & Bindings in Azure Functions V2 drew quite some attention over the past months. But there is a lot more to say about them. Time for a small follow up ๐Ÿ˜ Covered previously โŒš In my previous post we covered relative simple things like writing to blob storage and putting messages …

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Azure App Configuration with .NET Full Framework

This post on using App Configuration using .NET Full Framework was based on a contribution by Steven Hack. My last post Azure App Configuration: an introduction received a lot of good feedback. And one of those pieces of feedback was a question if it’s also possible to use App Configuration if you’re using Full Framework. …

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Azure App Configuration: an introduction

Azure App Configuration is a powerful way to manage and store application configuration on a central location. Integrating it into for instance ASP.NET (Core) is pretty straightforward. This post gives you an introduction to Azure App Configuration and a simple example of how to integrate it in ASP.NET Core. Creating an Azure App Configuration ๐Ÿ†• …

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Azure Functions: binding to a property

Here’s a short post I didn’t want to hold from you. As you may already know I wrote a blogpost on Using Triggers & Bindings in Azure Functions. It handles quite a few nice possibilities of using triggers and bindings in Azure Functions (if I may say so myself… ๐Ÿ˜ณ). Fortunately, you learn something new …

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Creating a custom JsonNamingPolicy

Probably there’s no need for me to say why .NET Core 3.0 is a big deal. There are enough articles on that. For a great write-up see Announcing .NET Core 3.0. From the inception of the .NET Core project, weโ€™ve added around fifty thousand .NET Framework APIs to the platform. .NET Core 3.0 closes much …

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Front Door

Front Door incomplete first request

Yesterday I was working with one of our customers to fix an issue with an ASP.NET application throwing an error. That application threw the error on the first request coming in through Azure Front Door. When we sent a request to the original (back end) URL, the application worked fine and never threw the exception. …

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Managed Identity – Part III

This post is part of a series on Managed Identity. For an introduction, see Managed Identity โ€“ Part I. For a post that shows you how to connect your application to different types of Azure resources using Managed Identity see Managed Identity – Part II. Stay tuned for future posts. Introduction Elaborating on Part I and Part …

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Our view while doing our session at Techorama 2019

Techorama 2019

Next week my colleague Daniรซl te Winkel and I will do a session at Techorama 2019 titled Getting sh*t done with Azure Functions (on AKS!). Or GSDwAF for short ๐Ÿค“ We will talk about running Azure Functions in a Kubernetes deployment using Managed Identities and implementing Dependency Injection. And, even better, we’ll show you how! …

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Oscar and I do SCYWAWA

Video content ๐Ÿ“น

Some time ago Oscar van Tol and I started creating video content for the community. We call them #Betatalks and create them because of two very important reasons: We believe in sharing knowledge It’s. So. Much. Fun. ๐Ÿคฃ We talk about a lot of developer stuff: from “Microsoft Build 2019 Highlights” in episode 1 to …

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Managed Identity – Part II

This post is part of a series on Managed Identity. For an introduction, see Managed Identity – Part I. Stay tuned for future posts. Introduction Elaborating on Part I, this blog post will show you how to connect your application to different types of Azure resources using Managed Identity. To use the Managed Identity to …

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Managed Identity – Part I

This post is part of a series on Managed Identity. Stay tuned for future posts. Introduction Connecting your application to a resource like Storage or a SQL database used to involve a connection string. This isn’t very secure. These settings are available through the Azure Portal. So they might get compromised.With the introduction of Azure …

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HowTo: Call an API with cookie authentication from a Logic App

Calling an API from a Logic App is pretty straightforward. You open up the Logic App Designer and add an HTTP Action. Specify the method to use and the URI you want to call and you’re good to go! When the API you want to call uses Cookie Authentication, this seems pretty straightforward too. After …

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Microsoft Azure MVP

I am humbled and very proud to be awarded a Microsoft Azure MVP award today. A big “thank you” to all who helped me get here. ?? A special thank you to my employer Betabit who supports me putting lots of effort into the community and helps organize or sponsor events.It’s strange but very cool …

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Dynamic output bindings in Azure Functions

Dynamic output bindings in Azure Functions

Last week one of my colleagues had a question: Is there a performance penalty when you add multiple Azure Blob storage bindings in an Azure Function? Or is the connection only established when you access one of those blobs? Answering this grew into a way to have Dynamic output bindings in Azure Functions. This post …

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Visual Studio 2019 launch

Dutch VS2019 launch event

We’re hosting a VS2019 Launch Event at the Betabit The Hague office. Join us for some Visual Studio 2019 goodness! And maybe even some swag… ? Join us on April 2 for the launch of Visual Studio 2019. Learn about how Visual Studio 2019 is more productive, modern, and innovative, participate in live Q&As, and …

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