At the time of writing, there is no user journey through the Azure Portal to configure Application Insights from your Linux App Service. The tab is greyed out. Enabling it is fairly straightforward, but not obvious... 1. Ensure your target web application is created first 2. Add the application-insights [https:
UPDATE OCTOBER 2018 Much has changed since this post was written, and Azure Functions V2 has been officially released, with V3 now on the way. Func pack has been deprecated in favor of Run From Package [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/run-functions-from-deployment-package] , and the tooling has been improved.
Setting up a Linux build server for VSTS is not as straightforward as it first seems. Below are my notes on setting one up... Pre-requisites Official docs on pre-reqs: https://github.com/Microsoft/vsts-agent/blob/master/docs/start/envubuntu.md Install the VSTS agent on Ubuntu https://www.visualstudio.com/
MongoDB supports secure data transmission but requires some configuration on both the client and the server before it will work correctly. This article covers the server configuration (can be applied to a mongo instance on any OS) and the C# client [https://www.nuget.org/packages/MongoDB.Driver/2.3.
Setting up a fresh dev box with all your favourite tools is something that every developer should automate. This is fairly straightforward on OSX and Linux thanks to the great package management ecosystem, but support for this on Windows has historically been poor, until some genius called Rob Reynolds [http:
Whenever i work on an Entity Framework Database First project i often think back to when i first saw Ayendes post on using sqlite for an in memory database while unit testing nHibernate [http://ayende.com/blog/3983/nhibernate-unit-testing]. It keeps things simple for testing code that works directly against
When setting up a new Application Pool in IIS7 the default user (or identity) is ApplicationPoolIdentity which is a specific user account with minimal rights, created specifically for that application pool to run under the context of that user. In Windows Server 2008 (the Vanilla version, as this is ‘slightly