Putting it all together – CORS tutorial

Hosting the two sites on IIS and understanding the request flow and needed configuration to allow the entire application work correctly is what we will focus on in this article. This far, in this tutorial we have gone through creating the front-end website using Razor Pages and the back-end HTTP web-service using WebAPI, as well…


Building the ASP.net Core WebAPI backend – CORS tutorial

With the front end site complete, we can shift focus to building the WebAPI backend that will be powering the Echo Text service. Just as for the front-end site, In Visual Studio 2017, you can choose to create a new Project, and select the ‘Web’ category. Give the project a name and then select the…


Building the ASP.net Core Razor Pages site – CORS tutorial

In this part of the tutorial on CORS and ASP.net Core, we will create the front end application. Using Visual Studio 2017, I have selected to create a new Project. Inside the New Project dialog box, select the Web category, and then select the ASP.net Core Web Application template as show below: In the next…


Analyzing Backup Activity with PowerBI

This time it’s all about Power BI. The challenge was to visualize in some kind of calendar style the daily activity of backups. Starting with a detailed activity log, adding a couple of calculated columns and measures, we´ve ended with a pretty slick looks that helps to understand bubbles of failed backups or empty slots…


Microsoft EDU Moments

The education team have had an incredibly busy week with events happening all around the UK, preparations for Skype-a-Thon and our incredible MIEE community sharing their best practice in the classroom. Let’s celebrate our successes from this week and say thank you to our educators who are committed to ensure that every student achieves more!…


Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.11.24

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES Running Selenium Tests in Docker using VSTS Release Management – Colin DembovskyYou can spin up a Selenium grid (or hub) container and then join as many node containers as you want to (the…


Welcome to my Blog

or at least welcome to my blog I used the most. But wait, it is so empty here? Where is all the content gone, where are all those glorious posts? They’re gone! At least they are not here anymore. I’ve transfered all my posts to https://medium.com/dariusz-quatscht as an archive. I haven’t blogged a while, with the…


Kick Up Your Feet And Relax, It’s Time For The Friday Five

Move An Azure Subscription To A Different AD Directory Oscar Garcia is a Software Solutions Architect who resides in Sunny South Florida. He is a Microsoft MVP and certified solutions developer with many years of experience building solutions using .Net framework and multiple open source frameworks. Currently, he specializes in building cloud solutions using technologies like ASP.NET, NodeJS,…


Showcase School Case Study- Broadclyst Community Primary School

Broadclyst Community Primary School (BCPS), rated Outstanding by Ofsted, was founded in 1810 to serve the children of the local community in Broadclyst, Exeter. Still a community school, now with its own 40-place nursery, it has developed a local, national and international reputation for its innovative use of IT and digital media. It is part…