Powershell script to re-install Nuget packages

Here’s a simple Powershell script I wrote to re-install the Nuget packages that are associated with the current Visual Studio solution. In case you’re wondering why you might want to do this, I often create backups of code that I’m working on.  I deliberately exclude the “packages” folder from the backup so I keep the backup…

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Using a Windows Azure startup script to prevent your site from being shutdown

Did you know that, by default, IIS will shutdown your site upon the following events? a) After being idle for 20 minutes.b) Every 29 hours (due to recycling). The first vistor to your site after one of these events will encounter a poor user experience (slow response) whilst a new IIS app pool is initialised. …

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