Adventures with Blazor: Accessing Claims in a Razor Page

With Blazor Web Assembly officially released I decided to take one of my side projects and write the front end in Blazor. I was able to wire up Azure AD B2C for authentication. What I wanted to do next was to take a look at the Claims that were available, I knew how to do…

Adventures in Azure: Curbside Pickup Sample App

With all that is going on with COVID-19 and the impact that it is having on retailers, I took a couple of days and wrote a curb-side app that would allow customers to notify a retailer, or any vendor for that matter, that they had arrived to pick-up their order. Please note, this is an…

Adventures in Azure: Imperative Deployment of an App Service and Authentication with Azure Active Directory

I am a big fan of deploying Azure resources using an imperative approach. In this example I wanted to create an App Service that used Azure Active Directory, without having to add any code, e.g. Startup.cs. I will use both Azure PowerShell and Azure CLI. This raises a good question, why mix Azure PowerShell and…

Adventures with Azure DevOps: .azcli Files to .sh

I am building a pipeline for deploying my application, the first thing I needed to do was deploy my Azure resources. I have a tendency to be more imperative with my deployment strategy, using Azure PowerShell and Azure CLI over Azure Resource Management (ARM) templates. I use Visual Studio Code to code my azure-pipelines.yml file,…