Azure Active Directory B2C and Azure Functions

Hello everyone, In the light of my recent post about B2C and ASP.NET Core web APIs, I thought I’d shed some light on how to make Azure Functions work with B2C, because it may not be immediately obvious from the portal’s interface. Actually, all the information is already in this article, and it still applies:…

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Azure Active Directory B2C: Build an ASP.NET Core MVC web API

Hello everyone, [Update]: I shared a sample solution on GitHub: https://github.com/helgemahrt/aspnetcore-api-with-b2c   The Azure Active Directory B2C documentation features a list of awesome quick-start guides for different scenarios: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory-b2c/ Unfortunately, there are only guides for good old .NET – but none about .NET Core yet (at least not at the time of writing). If you…

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Reducing the volume (and cost) of data sent to Application Insights

Hello everyone, In a project I have been working on recently we relied on Application Insights to gather trace logging on the data which was being processed in our system. To achieve 100% traceability we disabled any kind of sampling on the client side and set Application Insights to ingest 100% of the data. After…


Richer exception details in Application Insights (custom exceptions!)

Hello everyone, [Update]: I thought a great place for this code to run would be a telemetry processor, so I created one. I shared it on GitHub: https://github.com/helgemahrt/EnhancedApplicationInsights/blob/master/helgemahrt.EnhancedAI/Shared/TelemetryProcessors/ExceptionTelemetryEnhancer.cs Additionally, I packed it into a NuGet package, which you can find here: https://www.nuget.org/packages/helgemahrt.EnhancedAI While working on a project recently I encountered a situation where we needed…


Rebranding my blog

Hello everyone, In 2014 I changed into the Windows Reliability support team within Microsoft, leaving behind the development world for a while, and stopped posting here. I have recently moved on from that position – returning to the light – and I expect to be blogging more often again. I am now a Premier Field Engineer in the Modern…