I’ve got a collaborative post coming up on the talks themselves on my employer’s blog but as a speaker and tech enthusiast, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the bootcamp as a whole. Firstly, I’d like to thank Gregor Suttie who organised the Glasgow chapter under the Glasgow Azure User Group banner. It’s … More Thoughts on Global Azure Bootcamp 2019
Thank you to those who came to my talk today about CosmosDb. I hope you found it useful. If you’d like to review the slides, you’ll find the presentation online here : If you have any further questions please ask below and I’ll do my best to answer.
We’re all good developers and never store production secrets in our source code. We have to keep them somewhere though. If you’re an ASP.Net developer and you store your secrets in a separate file, how do you check them on release? In a previous job, we were building an application in AWS EC2, which meant we … More Self-testing configuration – the example.config story
I’ve been getting under the skin of Asp.Net Core 2 following a failed experiment with Asp.Net Core v1. I certainly found .Net standard and the associated framework support to be very welcome, and unlike my previous project we didn’t need to support GDI or SignalR libraries, so it’s much more in the Core sweet spot. … More Debugging Asp.Net Core 2 apps in Azure
With the release of Visual Studio 2017 and .net core, I’ve seen a few folk talking about their story with the platform. This is mine. I’ve never been the biggest Microsoft fan, ever since I grabbed a copy of Mandrake Linux and figured out how much more tinkering was available and how much more logical … More My .net journey
Here’s a little something that stumped us for a few days and might be worth posting to save others time. Following a move to IIS8.5, we started seeing “Out of resource” errors on a server that did not appear to be bottlenecked by disk, CPU or RAM. It turns out that since a previous version … More Windows resource limit in services
There are 2 hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-1 errors. https://twitter.com/secretGeek/status/7269997868 Microsoft are changing the name of the next iteration of .Net – what was .Net 5.0 is now .Net Core 1.0, and like Rick Strahl, I like the idea, but I’m not find of the timing. Although, as it’s … More Naming things is hard – Microsoft’s Core problem