Deploying a Python Website to Azure with Docker

This post will cover how to deploy a Python Website to Azure Web Apps for Linux using python. With the release of Web Apps for Linux it makes it easier to deploy any application to Azure Web Apps. Continue Reading at: Deploying a Python Website to Azure with Docker Source: http://jamessturtevant.com


Debugging ARM Templates with Custom Scripts

A while back I was working a one-click Azure Deploy button for the Hoodie sample application. If you have not seen Hoodie before you should check the project out. It is an opensource project with a complete backend that allows front end developers to build amazing applications and they have a great community. Continue Reading…


Build and Deploy an opensource project with Visual Studio Team Services without sharing secrets

When working with an opensource project it is important to not keep the keys in your source control, otherwise this happens. We all know we need to keep the secrects out of public source code but how do have a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment setup in the case of an open source project? One solution to…


Making Http Web Requests in Unity with CSharp

This past weekend I was able to partcipate in Hack Harvard 2016 as a mentor. Hackathon are always a great time and this year there were some really great hacks ranging from solving social media bullying to auto populating calendars to a portable translator. Continue Reading at: Making Http Web Requests in Unity with CSharp…


Failed Build in Visual Studio Team Services after Xamarin upgrade

This week I updated Visual Studio’s version of Xamarin. All was well until I kicked off a build for my Andriod project in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). During the Build Xamarin.Android Project step I recieved the following error and my build failed: Continue Reading at: Failed Build in Visual Studio Team Services after Xamarin…


ASP.NET Core cannot find runtime for Framework '.NETCoreApp'

Today I upgrade my ASP.NET Core application from version 1.0 to version 1.0.1 because of a bug in Entity Framework. Right after updating to the latest ASP.NET Core version, I built the project but ended up with the following error in Visual Studio: Continue Reading at: ASP.NET Core cannot find runtime for Framework '.NETCoreApp' Source:…


Running Scripts Pre and Post Publish in ASP.NET Core RC2

This week I ran into an issue when deploying a Service Fabric service where a library file was not being copied to the output directory. Since I am using ASP.NET Core for my API layer in the Service Fabric project, I had to go dig around to figure out how to get the file to…


Service Fabric ASP.NET Core could not load file or assembly ServiceFabricServiceModel

After adding a reference to retrieve a Service Fabric Actor to my ASP.NET Core Web API project I got the following error when making the call to create the actor using IMyActor actor = ActorProxy.Create<IMyActor>(actorId, serviceuri);: Continue Reading at: Service Fabric ASP.NET Core could not load file or assembly ServiceFabricServiceModel Source: http://jamessturtevant.com


Integrating ASP.NET Core with Service Fabric using ICommunicationListener

At the time of writing there is no official template for integrating ASP.NET Core (RC2) with Service Fabric in a Stateless Service so I though I would dive in and see if I could get it to work by looking at the ASP.NET 4.6 Web API Template that is currently available through Visual Studio. There…


Starting the Service Fabric Local Cluster Manager

I have had to start the Service Fabric Cluster Manager a few times without starting Visual Studio and deploying the application for talks or demos. Since the Cluster Manager is a separate process there is no need to run Visual Studio, simply: Continue Reading at: Starting the Service Fabric Local Cluster Manager Source: http://jamessturtevant.com