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Scott Allen

Scott Allen’s blog features development advice straight from the trenches. Scott shares his experiences, what he tried, what worked, what didn't, and traps to avoid. Alongside architecture and project management-focused blog entries, you'll find more nitty-gritty technical posts about LINQ, JavaScript and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Windows® Workflow, and Silverlight.


OdeToCode | 16 Aug 2018 10:03

Three Tips for Console Applications in .NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I worked on a .NET Core console application last week, and here are a few tips I want to pass along. Arguments and Help Text Are Easy The McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils package takes care of parsing command line arguments. You can describe the..."
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OdeToCode | 13 Aug 2018 10:03

Moving APIs to .NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve been porting a service from .NET to .NET Core. Part of the work is re-writing the Azure Service Bus code for .NET Core. The original Service Bus API lives in the NuGet package WindowsAzure.ServiceBus, but that package needs the full .NET..."
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OdeToCode | 18 Jul 2018 10:14

Edge versus Chrome - A Quick createElement BenchmarkSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve been mixing up my browser usage over the last year to give MS Edge a closer look. Some pages are noticeably slower in Edge. Looking in the developer tools, the slow pages have thousands of calls to createElement and createDocumentFragment, so..."
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OdeToCode | 16 Jul 2018 10:03

7 Tips for Troubleshooting ASP.NET Core Startup ErrorsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....“An unexpected error occurred” is the least informative error message of all error messages. It is as if cosmic rays have transformed your predictable computing machinery into a white noise generator. Startup errors with ASP.NET Core..."
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OdeToCode | 02 Jul 2018 10:03

Customizing Node.js Deployments for Azure App ServicesSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....In my Developing with Node.js on Azure course I show how to setup a Git repository in an Azure App Service. When you push code into the repository, Azure will use heuristics to figure out the type of application you are pushing into the repository...."
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OdeToCode | 25 Jun 2018 10:03

New and Updated Azure Course for Node.js DevelopersSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....In addition to the .NET course, I've completely updated my Developing with Node.js on Azure course. In the course we'll build and deploy web applications, work with with Azure SQL and Cosmos DB, store files in Azure storage, develop and deploy Azure..."
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OdeToCode | 13 Jun 2018 10:03

Key Vault and Managed Service IdentitiesSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....In previous posts we look at decryption with Azure Key Vault and how to think about the roles of the people and services interacting with Key Vault. In this post I want to call attention to an Azure feature that you can use in combination with Key..."
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OdeToCode | 12 Jun 2018 10:03

Travelogue - NDC Minnesota 2018Subscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....May 6th - I’m on a plane thinking back to a dinner two years ago at the Sjøflyhavna Kro. This restaurant sits along the water west of Oslo on the Fornebu peninsula. There’s a functioning dock for seaplanes on the side of the..."
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OdeToCode | 11 Jun 2018 10:03

New and Updated Azure Course for .NET DevelopersSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I completely re-worked my Developing with .NET on Microsoft Azure course earlier this year, and the new videos are now available. Here are some of the changes from the previous version of the course:- I show how to use the Azure CLI for Azure..."
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OdeToCode | 03 Apr 2018 10:03

Separating Concerns with Key VaultSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....In an earlier post we looked at decrypting an asymmetric key using Key Vault. After decryption, we could use the key to decrypt other secrets from Key Vault, like encrypted connection strings. This raises the question – do we need to encrypt our..."
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Scott Allen

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Maryland, USA