Thanks to Simon J.K. Pedersen (https://github.com/sjkp) there is now a reasonably easy way to get auto-updating “Let’s Encrypt” SSL certificates in you Azure App Services using the “Azure Let’s Encrypt” Extension (https://github.com/sjkp/letsencrypt-siteextension).
There are some very comprehensive install and setup steps here https://github.com/sjkp/letsencrypt-siteextension/wiki/How-to-install
Continue reading “Let’s Encrypt Extension for Azure App Services”
When you have dozens of apps open and working across different tasks, then Windows 10 Virtual Desktops can help. By using virtual desktops you can open or move the right apps and browsers for a particular task to it’s own desktop.
Continue reading “Windows 10 Virtual Desktops – Quick guide and shortcut keys”
Quick helper boiler plates for setting up your Unit Test.
I have included ReSharper Template here that you can import directly Resharper Templates. Also thanks you to Alessandro Aeberli for making the these Visual Studio Snippets
After importing the ReSharper Templates then you can use ‘uTestBoiler’ or ‘uTestnUnitBoiler’ shortcuts to add the code below into any test class.
If you want to make your own snippets you can use the Visual Studios Snippet Manager by following the instructions here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms165394.aspx
Continue reading “Unit Test Class ReSharper Template and Snippets for nUnit and MS Test”
I finally successfully passed the three exams necessary to certify as a Microsoft MCSD: Azure Solution Architect (now becoming the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure). \o/
- Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
- Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
- Exam 70-534: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
It was no easy feat, not least because of the absolutely massive number of topics that you need to learn, but also that Microsoft decided to update the syllabus’s of all three exams just as I was ready to take them (Nov/Dec 2016). Continue reading “My Microsoft Azure Certification Revision Sheets”
You may have discovered that deleting an Azure Active Directory is a particularly frustrating experience that ultimately ends in failure. The new portal have improved things a bit, by running through a series of check before the delete button is enabled.
You may need to go back to the Classic portal (https://manage.windowsazure.com) to see some of the objects/resources to delete.
However, although this will help you remove ‘most’ of what you need to, unfortunately NOT all!
In this case I got a “Unable to delete directory”
Continue reading “How to delete an Azure Active Directory (ADD) Tenant”
Once you have uploaded your SSL certificates to your Azure App Service and then configured the bindings (if you are using your own custom domains), there are two ways to force ALL requests to be redirected from HTTP to HTTPS. The ‘Developer way‘ and the ‘Easy, no code way‘! Continue reading “Azure App Service – Force redirect from HTTP to HTTPS the easy way!”