How to create an Azure Function in Visual Studio

I have relocated this article to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2018/2018-04-how-to-create-an-azure-function-in-visual-studio.html These are some good instructions as well “Create your first function using Visual Studio”.  But I like to try it out myself.  Check out these other articles as well. How to connect to a database from an Azure Function Deploy an Azure Function created…


How to connect to a database from an Azure Function

I migrated this article to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2018/2018-04-how-to-connect-to-a-database-from-an-azure-function.html I created a simple Azure Function and now I want to connect it to a database.  Check out these other articles as well. How to create an Azure Function in Visual Studio Deploy an Azure Function created from Visual Studio Check out all my Azure…


Deploy an Azure Function created from Visual Studio

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2018/2018-04-deploy-an-azure-function-created-from-visual-studio.html I created an Azure Function and added some some code to connect to a database and now I want to deploy it to the Azure platform. How to create an Azure Function in Visual Studio How to connect to a database from an Azure Function…


An error occurred

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2018/2018-04-an-error-occurred.html While I was writing these articles about creating, developing local and deploying an Azure Function App, I received this error, Figure 1. How to create an Azure Function in Visual Studio How to connect to a database from an Azure Function Deploy an Azure…


Publish failed

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2018/2018-04-publish-failed.html While I was writing these articles about creating, developing local and deploying an Azure Function App, I received this error, Figure 1. How to create an Azure Function in Visual Studio How to connect to a database from an Azure Function Deploy an Azure Function…


Azure Storage for Serverless .NET Apps in Minutes

Azure Storage is a quick and effortless way to store data for applications that has high availability, is secure, scales and is redundant. This blog post walks through a simple application that creates a short code for a long URL to easily reference it. It uses Table Storage to map codes to URLs and a…


Microsoft Planner: A Change Management Solution for Office 365

MessageCenterToPlannerCodeSamplesV2 *** Update 1/29/2019 – I’ve been looking at the newer Identity dlls, and managed to get Message Center working but couldn’t get to Planner (yet) – so if you are using this code best to stick with https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory/2.29.0 and not the v3 or v4.  I’ll update if I get v4 working *** TL;DR version -…


Cloud SOLID Part II: Cloud Architecture and the Open/Closed Principle

Authored by Casey Watson (AzureCAT). Edited by RoAnn Corbisier. Reviewed by Jonathan Gardner (AzureCAT), Michiel van Otegem (AzureCAT), and Shawn Weisfeld (One Commercial Partner). This is the second article in the Cloud SOLID series. If you haven’t done so already, you may want to begin by reading the first article, Cloud SOLID Part I: Cloud…


How to configure GitHub or VSTS for use with an Azure Function

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2017/2017-05-how-to-configure-github-or-vsts-for-use-with-an-azure-function.html I have written a few post about setting up source code repositories for App Services and now, while I am getting up to speed with Azure Functions I wanted to do the same.  Here are some other GitHub related articles I have written: #AzureFunctions #Azure…


Azure Functions on 64 bit

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2017/2017-02-azure-functions-on-64-bit.html Until this is updated in the portal to allow this, you can read how to enable that at the below links: Allow 64 bit to be enabled in the UI Set Azure Function App on Consumption Plan to 64 bit In summary: Access resource manager…