Importing Windows Azure Cloud Services into Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man)

This is the third article in what has somehow turned into a mini-series. Previous posts are: Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man) with Windows Azure Virtual Machines Importing Windows Azure Virtual Machines into Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man) The first post showed how to manually add Azure VMs into RDC Man, and the…

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Teaching ASP.NET Web API to WADL–via NuGet

** UPDATE – This was a fun experiment, but if you want to do this sort of thing then check out Swashbuckle . It’s an awesome project that gives you Swagger and loads of options! I recently wrote a post about adding support for generating WADL to an ASP.NET Web API project. I’ve found myself wanting…

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Teaching ASP.NET Web API to WADL

** UPDATE – I’ve added a NuGet package to make it easier to add WADL support to your APIs ** ** UPDATE 2 – This was a fun experiment, but if you want to do this sort of thing then check out Swashbuckle . It’s an awesome project that gives you Swagger and loads of…

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Scripting Visual Studio with PowerShell – great for demos

Overview In this post I’ll show a solution for automating tasks when opening a solution in Visual Studio. NuGet brings PowerShell In the grand scheme of things it hasn’t been that long since NuGet first arrived, but I can barely remember what I did without it! Aside from the standard benefits, one of the things…

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NuGet Package Manager Console tip

I love NuGet – I find it a very productive way to add and update references. Being able to package up files as well as references is great when you write custom ASP.NET MVC validators that you want to share, as you often want to share an assembly and the script file for the client-side…

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Importing Windows Azure Virtual Machines into Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man)

UPDATE: See here for an updated version for RDC Man 2.7 that adds support for PaaS instances. After my last post I started thinking about the fact that you could use PowerShell to retrieve the server name and port information. From there it was a short step to automatically creating a configuration file for Remote…

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ASP.NET Identity and Windows Azure Table Storage

In case you haven’t heard, ASP.NET Identity is the new kid on the block for handling user identity, and replaces ASP.NET Membership, Simple Membership and Universal Membership. It is built on top of OWIN which positions it well for the future of ASP.NET. If you’re not familiar with ASP.NET Identity then check out Introduction to…

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Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man) with Windows Azure Virtual Machines

UPDATE: I’ve posted a follow-up with a PowerShell script to automate this 🙂 UPDATE2: See here for an updated version for RDC Man 2.7 that adds support for PaaS instances. If you find yourself using Remote Desktop to a number of machines then it is well worth checking out Remote Desktop Connection Manager. We’ve been…

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