I'm running on a Windows Insider Slow build so that I can leverage WSL 2, the Windows Subsystem for Linux v 2. Its pretty incredible, because there's now a Linux kernel inside Windows. Ubuntu is fast, its a wonderful development experience all my favorite linux tools. I can't wait for this to be out of … Continue reading WSL2, Docker, and Time
This blog was posted as part of the Third Annual C# Advent. Make sure to check out everyone else's work when you're done here Depenency Injection, or DI, is a Software Architecture Design Pattern. DI is something that comes up during discussions on SOLID, IoC (Inversion of Control), testing, and refactoring. I want to speak … Continue reading Dependency Injection, Architecture, and Testing
I have been starting to speak and present a lot more, and was looking into great tools like Carnac and KeyPosé. But I just found out today about a feature I didn't know existed inside Visual Studio Code, Screencast mode. This was introduced in January 2019. How did I miss it? To enable and use … Continue reading Presenting with VS Code – Screencast mode
I've been a developer for a long time, writing APIs and clients to consume them. When an API is around long enough, it needs to change. I've versioned APIs in the past using a number of different techniques. Some successful, some painful. Now I realize this discussion is like the VI/Emacs conflict, the Tab/Space wars, … Continue reading RESTful API Versioning
I’ve got a template straight from Microsoft. I want this wired into a CI/CD pipeline to I can play around and get quick feedback. I’m going to use Azure DevOps to help make all this possible. Let's get those templates into a repo to get started. New repo, initialize it, add new files. Next, I'm … Continue reading ARM – Part 3: Hook up the Pipes
Time to Dive in I'm one of those guys that likes to learn by doing. Reading the documentation is great, and I do that a lot. But for me to really grok something, I need to play with it, run it, and probably blow it up. If you missed part 1, read along and come back. I … Continue reading ARM – Part 2: Azure Quickstart Templates
The Journey Begins I've been an azure developer for years. Originally I worked with "Classic Mode" and Cloud Services. Then I moved to ARM and Web Apps. Lately I've been doing DevOps but I only recently started working with ARM Termplates. First, let's dive into a little history. History Azure has grown and changed since … Continue reading ARM – Part 1: Azure Resource Manager
Time to get back to it.