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...

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...

CI/CD for Web App for Container

Deploying to an Azure Web App for Container is a bit different than deploying to a traditional Azure Web App. Why? Because when using traditional application deployments, we push our code to the destination. With containers, we instead pull a...

Quick and dirty ARM template

There are several ways to adopt infrastructure as code when using Azure. Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates are the native way. One way to create an ARM template is to look at the ARM Template Quickstarts and copy bits and...

Just containers on Azure

I think it’s a common assumption that the best way to use containers on Azure is through Kubernetes. While that may be true for some projects, it certainly isn’t true for others. The team’s expertise, the service level objectives for...