Jun 06, 2020 · 6 min read
Azure App Service on Linux has several pre-fabricated Docker images that support applications written in languages such as .NET core, PHP, and Node.js. App Service also supports using your own Docker image to spin up a container for your application. A useful configuration feature of App Service on Linux is the Startup File configuration that you can set as part of configuring the runtime stack. The value that you specify for the configuration overrides the CMD instruction of the Dockerfile that creates the runtime of the application.
Oct 04, 2016 · 7 min read
I recently completed the migration of my blog to a brand new platform. I primarily went through the upgrade process to remove dependency on Windows Live Writer to author content and to trim down the large number of Azure services that I was using to keep the blog ticking. Of course, I wanted to improve the response time and keep my focus on writing posts and not maintaining the code base.
Jan 08, 2016 · 8 min read
This post took a while to see the daylight. I was working on my code submission for Azure Search for Search contest and there were tons of things to catch up on. However, if you are a Windows Workflows developer and are working out ways to host your workflows on Azure or want to transfer control of business logic to your clients using Workflows, I will make up for the delay.
Aug 26, 2015 · 8 min read
What are WebJobs? If you have ever built an application of anything more than small scale, you know that you need to have services running in the background that can handle workloads that either are required to execute in the background or are required to run on scheduled intervals. There are several solutions available for this problem in on-premise and cloud worlds. You can use a windows service or have an HTTP endpoint triggered by a cron service such as Windows Task Scheduler to schedule a task.
Jul 30, 2015 · 3 min read
Finally, my custom blogging platform is ready and raring to go. I will try to write as frequently as I can and keep making platform improvements. Since I have been working on building my blogging platform for some time, I think my opening blog should talk about how the platform works. September 23, 2016: I have migrated my blog to Hugo, which is a static site generator. Azure WebApps still hosts this blog.