Configure Azure Cloud Shell to use a profile hosted on GitHub

You may have noticed that you can run the Azure Cloud Shell without the portal as a separate component on https://shell.azure.com/ The shell is really handy since it can be used from everywhere. Today I want to show you how you can load a remote profile that is hosted on GitHub in the Azure Cloud Shell.… Continue reading Configure Azure Cloud Shell to use a profile hosted on GitHub

Using Azure Key Vault in ASP.NET Core 2.0 with the options pattern

The best way to store secrets in your app is not to store secrets in your app Almost every web application needs some kind of secrets like a SQL Database connection string or the primary key of a Storage Account in order to communicate with external services. Certainly we don't store these secrets within our… Continue reading Using Azure Key Vault in ASP.NET Core 2.0 with the options pattern

Determine whats wrong with your Azure Web / API App deployment

Sometimes a deployment goes wrong and instead of the actual app you get a message like this: An error occurred while starting the application. .NET Core 4.6.26020.03 X86 v4.0.0.0 | Microsoft.AspNetCore.Hosting version 2.0.1-rtm-125 | Microsoft Windows 10.0.14393 | Need help? To see whats going wrong we have to enable logging: Go to the Kudu environment… Continue reading Determine whats wrong with your Azure Web / API App deployment