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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 | 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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OdeToCode | 08 Mar 2018 10:03

Decryption with Azure Key VaultSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....The next few posts are tips for developers using Azure Key Vault. The documentation and examples for Key Vault can be frustratingly superficial. The goal of the next few posts is to clear up some confusion I’ve seen. In this first post we’ll talk..."
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OdeToCode | 06 Mar 2018 10:03

New Course Covers Building Applications on SalesforceSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....My latest Pluralsight course is “Building Your First Salesforce Application”. Learn how to work with Salesforce.com by creating custom applications. Start by signing up for a developer account on Salesforce.com, and finish with a full application..."
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OdeToCode | 27 Feb 2018 10:03

Model Binding in GET RequestsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I've seen parameter validation code inside controller actions on an HTTP GET request. However, the model binder in ASP.NET Core will populate the ModelState data structure with information about all input parameters on any type of request. In other..."
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OdeToCode | 22 Feb 2018 10:03

Byte Arrays and ASP.NET Core Web APIsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve decided to write down some of the steps I just went through in showing someone how to create and debug an ASP.NET Core controller. The controller is for an API that needs to accept a few pieces of data, including one piece of data as a..."
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OdeToCode | 21 Feb 2018 10:03

Managing Azure AD Group Claims in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....In a previous post we looked at using Azure AD groups for authorization. I mentioned in that post how you need to be careful when pulling group membership claims from Azure AD. In this post we’ll look at the default processing of claims in ASP.NET..."
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OdeToCode | 20 Feb 2018 10:03

Role Based Authorization in ASP.NET Core with Azure AD GroupsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Authenticating users in ASP.NET Core using OpenID Connect and Azure Active Directory is straightforward. The tools can even scaffold an application to support this scenario. In this post I want to go one step further and define authorization rules..."
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Scott Allen

OdeToCode

Maryland, USA