Using resource group locks from a pipeline

A few days ago, I talked about one of the most underutilized features in Azure - resource group locks. Resource group locks lessen the chance to manual mistakes and especially read-only resource group locks. Especially when coupled with the use...

Debugging azure web jobs locally

Recently, I wanted to move a Windows service to Azure using .NET Framework. It seems that the Azure Function team is pushing a lot of .NET Core right now. The new Azure Function runtimes only support .NET Core. It makes...

Constantly shipping

While I don’t like to wait until the first of the year to start making lifestyle changes, I do respect that there’s power to the feeling of a fresh slate. There’s energy around us, an impetus towards change.

Approvals in unified pipelines (yaml)

As Microsoft has been re-creating their pipeline experience though unified YAML-based pipelines, there has been gaps in terms of feature parity when compared to the traditional approach. One example of the lack of parity for a time was manual approvals....

The most underutilized feature

Can you think of one feature in Azure that’s easy to implement, always in front of you, yet you gloss over it all the time and forget to use it? I can. Read-only locks for resource groups and especially for...