How to access an Azure Website with the local IIS Manager

  Since the end of February it is possible to access an Azure Website with the IIS Manager. Although the Azure Management site offers some information’s there are more details visible at the IIS Manager.   For the connection you will need an IIS Manager and the IIS Manager for Remote Administration Extension. It’s also […]

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Create and validate own Json-Web-Tokens (JWTs)

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If you are interested in web authentication you probably have heard about JSON Web tokens (JWT). What is a JWT? Maybe I’m not using the correct security termination but however: JWTs are used to exchange claims between two systems. For example: You want to log on to a service (like Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and want […]

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Micro-Optimization: how to shrink or „embed“ pictures

  I’m currently working on the “CodeInside Dashboard” and since the page structure isn’t that difficult it should be possible to fulfill all of Google Pagespeed or Yahoos YSlow recommendations. One of the rules was to optimize the 4 PNGs that are embedded on the page.   Before – without optimization: Below you can see […]

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Move to Windows Azure – VMs, Word Press Migration, DNS changes

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Since mid January this blogs runs on a WordPress installation in an Azure VM. Because I always thought that the subject is quite complicated this blogpost offers a view behind the scenes. Why this move? So far this blog (both German and English Version) runs on a hoster somewhere in Germany. The main problem with this […]

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Windows Azure Active Directory – CRUD for users and groups

  Windows Azure Active Directory? If you are not informed about the subject I recommend you to have a look on this Azure Info site. Which resources are there? The Azure AD contains the following entities: – Users – Groups – Contacts – Roles Access to the directory or on the “directory graph” Although the […]

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Introduction into SignalR 2.0 & Azure Website Websockets

  SignalR is an Open Source Framework for Real Time WebApps. The main problem with Real-Time in the web is the canal between Browser and Server. If you never had to deal with SignalR and this problem before here is a brief introduction:   The problem Traditionally the browser initiates the request to the server […]

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ESENT – the „ancient NoSQL DB“ made by Windows

  Those of you who use RavenDB might have heard about ESENT already. In the inside RavenDB uses the “Extensible Storage Engine” which is included into Windows since XP. Read here why Ayende is looking for an alternative for a while – although ESENT is basically reliable but that’s just a side note. ESENT is […]

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Caller Information with .NET 4.5 or „Who touched the function?“

  Debugging and Logging Code are usually full of function names and so on just so you are able to find the right place in the code at the end. Of course there are several other reasons to find out who was the last one to open the code. The interface INotifyPropertyChanged is such an […]

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Internal tools – cheap and tasteless?

  A common German saying is „the shoe maker always wears the worst pair of shoes!“ – that’s also true for the IT business. Usually internal tools or services are developed lukewarm and without the required professionalism.   The basic idea – everything for the customer! The time you might spend on “polishing” those projects […]

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TFS API: Query Build-Definitions

The Team Foundation Server offers On-Premise and as „Cloud-TFS“ (Team Foundation Server) (German-Blogpost) several services (Build, WorkItems, Source Control,…). Those services are easy to use with the help of .NET APIs. In this blogpost I try to call the last build results of a team-project. Required assemblies To request a build you won’t need all […]

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  • How to access an Azure Website with the local IIS Manager

      Since the end of February it is possible to access an Azure Website with the IIS Manager. Although the Azure Management site offers some information’s there are more details visible at the IIS Manager.   For the connection you will need an IIS Manager and the IIS Manager for Remote Administration Extension. It’s also […]

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    Create and validate own Json-Web-Tokens (JWTs)

    If you are interested in web authentication you probably have heard about JSON Web tokens (JWT). What is a JWT? Maybe I’m not using the correct security termination but however: JWTs are used to exchange claims between two systems. For example: You want to log on to a service (like Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and want […]

  • Micro-Optimization: how to shrink or „embed“ pictures

      I’m currently working on the “CodeInside Dashboard” and since the page structure isn’t that difficult it should be possible to fulfill all of Google Pagespeed or Yahoos YSlow recommendations. One of the rules was to optimize the 4 PNGs that are embedded on the page.   Before – without optimization: Below you can see […]

  • image1979-570x194.png
    Move to Windows Azure – VMs, Word Press Migration, DNS changes

    Since mid January this blogs runs on a WordPress installation in an Azure VM. Because I always thought that the subject is quite complicated this blogpost offers a view behind the scenes. Why this move? So far this blog (both German and English Version) runs on a hoster somewhere in Germany. The main problem with this […]

  • Windows Azure Active Directory – CRUD for users and groups

      Windows Azure Active Directory? If you are not informed about the subject I recommend you to have a look on this Azure Info site. Which resources are there? The Azure AD contains the following entities: - Users - Groups - Contacts - Roles Access to the directory or on the “directory graph” Although the […]

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