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 Messaging: Choose Your Own Messaging Service

I have been doing a lot with Azure messaging services of late, including Event Grid, Event Hub, Service Bus and Storage Queues. In an effort to reduce the number of searches I do for C# code on how to work with these various messaging services in .NET Core, I have created a sample solution for…

Adventures with App Insights: Tracking Custom Events in an ASP.NET Core Web Application

I wanted to see how to track custom events in Azure Application Insights with an ASP.NET Core Web Application. A lot of what I wanted to do was found in the article, Application Insights for ASP.NET Core applications, I wanted to streamlined things a bit, specific to my use case. Let’s get started! In Azure,…