Video: Building a Custom API for PowerApps using Azure App Service Web Apps

Last week I wrote a blog on how to create a custom API using Azure AppService that was posted on the PowerApps blog, but I thought I would share a short video (7 minutes) that I took while writing the blog for those like me that prefer watching a video of that instead of having…

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Using an Azure Function in a Microsoft Flow

In the previous blog I wrote how easy it is to use an Azure Function as a Custom API for PowerApps, and got a question on how would that look like for Microsoft Flow. The great news is that if you have followed the first three steps in the previous blog, you are done! PowerApps…

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Using Azure Functions in PowerApps

In this blog I want to show how easy is to use the newly introduced Azure Functions from a PowerApps. Azure Functions provides a very convenient and easy way to develop custom logic called Functions that runs in the cloud and without the need to worry about the hosting solution at all. You can do…

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Using Nested Azure Logic Apps … or Invoking Flows from another Logic App

Logic Apps has built-in functionality to allow organizing and splitting your workflows in small manageable units that can then be invoked from another workflow. At this moment that functionality is not exposed through the User Interface, but it is still possible to do that. The high level steps to enable that is to: Create the…

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Install IIS SEO Toolkit in Windows 8.1

Today I was trying to install the SEO Toolkit in IIS 8.5 running in my Windows 8.1 desktop machine. It appears that the Web Pl has not been updated to allow the installation of it, but you can easily install it if you use the MSI directly so feel free to install them from: IIS…

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How to display a DateTime in WinDbg using SOS

One of the things that I’ve always struggled in the past while looking at some Managed Code and analyzing a crash dump in WinDbg using SOS was dumping a System.DateTime. Sure enough you can use DumpVC and get the actual “data” inside it, but that is not very readable. In the past I used the…

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Winsxs is huge… Free up a few Gigabytes with dism

I was running out of disk space in C: and was unable to install a small software that I needed, so I decided to clean up a bit. For that I like using WinDirStat http://windirstat.info/ which very quickly allows you to find where the big files/folders are. In this case I found that my c:\Windows\winsxs…

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It has been a long time since last post

Wow, just realized that in the last 6 months I’ve only had a chance to post 2 items and I think it is about time to start this going again. So why this much silence? Well, About 8 months ago a couple of big changes happened at my division as described in this link. As…

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Using Windows Authentication with Web Deploy and WMSVC

By default in Windows Server 2008 when you are using the Web Management Service (WMSVC) and Web Deploy (also known as MSDeploy) it will use Basic authentication to perform your deployments. If you want to enable Windows Authentication you will need to set a registry key so that the Web Management Service also supports using…

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Razor Migration Notes 3: Use app_offline.htm to deploy the new version

This is the third post on the series: 1: Moving a SitemapPath Control to ASP.NET Web Pages 2: Use URL Rewrite to maintain your Page rankings (SEO)   ASP.NET has a nice feature to help for deployment processes where you can drop an HTML file named app_offline.htm and it will unload all assemblies and code…

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