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Blynclight for Developers–Daddy is Working Light

This post will show you how to code a custom Visual Studio VSIX add-in that will control a USB light, turning the light the color of your choice when Visual Studio is in the foreground or actively debugging.  The code is available for download at https://github.com/kaevans/BlyncLightAddin.  Background A few years ago, Andrew Connell and Scott… Read more

Azure Web App Client Certificate Authentication with ASP.NET Core

This post will walk through securing an ASP.NET Core application deployed to an Azure Web App that is secured using client certificates. The code is available for download at ClientCertDemo.  Background Many customers have implemented client certificates for older web applications and are looking at Azure Web Apps to move their code.  A common question… Read more

Azure Resource Manager Templates with Visual Studio 2015

This post will show you how to create an Azure Resource Manager template using Visual Studio 2015. Background In a previous post, I talked about Creating Dev and Test Environments with Windows PowerShell and showed how to create a virtual network with 3 subnets, and how to create 3 environments that each have 2 virtual… Read more