File upload in Cloud Applications: The Options

Almost every web application requires some form of file upload.¬† You may want to allow a user to upload a profile picture or to import any kind of data. Multiple ways to implement the file upload Depending on the size of the files and the regularity of the upload you have two options to implement… Continue reading File upload in Cloud Applications: The Options

Find outdated Azure ARM QuickStart Templates on GitHub

In my previous post Determine latest API version for a resource provider I showed you how to retrieve the latest API version for a specific resource provider using the Get-AzureRmResourceProviderLatestApiVersion cmdlet. In this post I will use the cmdlet to find any outdated resource provider within an ARM template. Also, we will analyze the Azure… Continue reading Find outdated Azure ARM QuickStart Templates on GitHub

Determine latest API version for a resource provider

Azure Resource Manager templates are great to deploy one or more resources to a resource group. A mandatory part of an ARM template is the resources section which defines the resource types that are deployed or updated. Here is an example: The name of a resource type has the following format: {resource-provider}/{resource-type}. In this example… Continue reading Determine latest API version for a resource provider

Things you may consider when choosing a Microsoft Azure Region.

With over 50 regions worldwide, Azure has more global regions than any other cloud provider. When you have to choose a region for your Azure resources, consider these four factors: Not all services are available in all regions You have to ensure all resources you want to deploy are available within the desired region. Here… Continue reading Things you may consider when choosing a Microsoft Azure Region.

Serving a HTML Page from Azure PowerShell Function

The new PowerShell language (experimental) support in Azure Function is really handy.¬†Especially if you want to use the Azure PowerShell cmdlets to retrieve any kind of Azure Resources and diplay them in a HTML page. Hosting the cmdlet in Azure Function eliminates the need of a local installed Azure PowerShell module. Here is a simple… Continue reading Serving a HTML Page from Azure PowerShell Function

Web.config for hosting an Angular application on Azure Web App

If you host an Angular application on Microsoft Azure you probably want to define a mimemap for .json and .woff / .woff2 files to get rid of the console errors. Also in order to enable client side routing we have to add a rewrite rule. This is how my web.config looks like: To ensure the… Continue reading Web.config for hosting an Angular application on Azure Web App