Azure Application Insights Funnels

As defined by Microsoft: Understanding the customer experience is of the utmost importance to your business. If your application involves multiple stages, you need to know if most customers are progressing through the entire process, or if they are ending the process at some point. The progression through a series of steps in a web…

Passing Scope to Azure AD B2C

I have been playing a lot lately with Azure AD B2C, trying to look at replacing Auth0 with Azure AD B2C. Auth0 is definitely the easier of the two to implement, for now. Anyway, I have been using Postman to authenticate to Azure AD B2C when I began struggling with how to pass multiple scopes. …

Update Application Settings for an Azure App Service

With our migration to VSTS I ran into an issue where I wanted to update Application Settings for an Azure App Service. At first I thought I could just modify the Variables in my Release Build Definition. Unfortunately that did not work. ☹️ Variables are geared towards transformation, be it web.config or appsettings.json. What to do?…

Debugging .NET Core API on Android Device

Hopefully this will save someone else a headache or two or three when it comes to getting a .NET Core API to play nice with an Android Emulator. Environment Setup Windows 10 Visual Studio 2017 .NET Core API is using IIS Express Swagger Installed Android Emulator/Android Device connected to computer Android Emulator Setup Each instance…

Product Owner Anti-patterns … Oh My!

I recently came across an article on Product Owner Anti-Patterns, you can find the article at https://www.knowledgehut.com/blog/agile/product-owner-anti-patterns-should-be-aware-of. Here is a partial list of the ones I found relevant: Busy or Missing Product Owner, not being part of the Development Team Expressing the backlog in technical user stories instead of focusing on business-related user stories Writing detailed…