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Hacking .NET – rewriting code you don’t control

Have you ever encountered a code library dependency that you didn’t own but wanted to alter its behavior? Often times the method is non-public and there’s no good way to override its behavior. You can see how it works (because you’re awesome and use a .NET decompiler like the one that comes with Resharper or…

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Building Cloud Foundry buildpacks in .NET

Cloud Foundry buildpacks offer a convenient way to bootstrap applications. At its core, it’s a code recipe that prepares the application to be launched on Cloud Foundry by doing things like injecting dependencies (runtime, middleware, etc), setting environmental variables, modifying application config parameters. If you’re a Cloud Foundry user, you probably have many buildpacks already…

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Deploying .NET apps to Azure App Service

In the previous post we looked at the overview of Azure App Service features. Today we going to look how to used Azure App Service to deploy .NET based workloads using Visual Studio. After Java & Spring, .NET is the second largest language of choice for enterprise development, and Azure will be aggressively marketed to…

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Azure App Service – Overview

This post is intended to give a quick glance understanding of Azure’s App Service offering and it’s capabilities. App Service is an PaaS offering from Microsoft Azure, currently offering four distinct flavors: Web Apps Web app for Containers Mobile Apps API Apps One important thing to realize about Azure App Services are based around VM…

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