Deploying to Azure using GitHub Actions

Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of GitHub Action on November 13, 2019. GitHub Actions enables you to create Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) workflows like continuous integration (CI) or continuous delivery (CD) . A workflow is defined by a YAML (.yml) file that is located inside the.github/workflows directory in your repository. This article shows you how to… Continue reading Deploying to Azure using GitHub Actions

How and why you should upgrade your .NET Azure Functions to 3.0

Reason to use Azure Functions 3.0 The Azure Functions 3.0 go-live release is available since December 09, 2019. A major benefit of this release is that you can write Azure Functions targeting .NET Core 3.1. Why is this important? Every Microsoft product has a lifecycle which begins when a product is released and ends when… Continue reading How and why you should upgrade your .NET Azure Functions to 3.0

Secure your Azure App Service using free SSL / TLS Certificates

Yesterday, Microsoft announced one of the most requested features of Azure App Services at Ignite: Free Transport Layer Security (TLS) for Azure App Service. The free App Service Managed Certificate is a fully functional SSL certificate that is managed by Azure and gets automatically renewed. Since this is a free offering, it also comes with… Continue reading Secure your Azure App Service using free SSL / TLS Certificates

Using Azure AD B2C with Angular 8

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) B2C is a popular business-to-consumer identity management service from Microsoft that enables you to customize and control how users sign up and sign in to your application. While there are many examples out there how to use Azure B2C with an ASP.NET Core web application, it's hard to find examples… Continue reading Using Azure AD B2C with Angular 8

How to create Azure Web App for Containers

The last few days I struggled a lot to create an Azure Web App for Containers resource using the Azure Portal. My use case was to deploy a windows based (windowsservercore) docker image that is stored inside an Azure Container Registry (ACR) to an Azure Web App. If you are also unable to provision Azure… Continue reading How to create Azure Web App for Containers

Accept legal terms using PowerShell to deploy ARM templates

Some ARM templates requires to accept legal terms before they can be deployed. You can find multiple of these templates within the Azure Resource Manager QuickStart Templates which are available on GitHub. This article will show you how to accept these terms using PowerShell. Prerequisites Az Azure PowerShell module Deploy without accepting the terms We… Continue reading Accept legal terms using PowerShell to deploy ARM templates

Get started with the new Azure PowerShell Az module

The Azure PowerShell Az module is released since December 2018 and is currently available in Version 1.8.0.  It is the intended PowerShell module for interacting with Azure because the previous AzureRM module will no longer receive new features. This article is for beginners and will show you how to install and update the Az PowerShell… Continue reading Get started with the new Azure PowerShell Az module