409 Conflict: Could not write to local resource web.config due to error Access to the path is denied.

This post is about how to fix the issue with 409 Conflict: Could not write to local resource ‘D:\home\site\wwwroot\web.config’ due to error ‘Access to the path is denied.’ when working with Azure App Service. Recently while working on an ASP.NET Core Web API project - which is deployed using Azure...


How to add a Startup class to Azure Functions

This blog post is about adding a Startup class to Azure Functions. So why we need a startup class for Azure function? For example if you’re building an Azure Function which talks to SQL Server Database or calling an external API, instead of creating the instance of Database Connection or...


Add natural language understanding to your bot - Part 2

This blog post is about adding natural language understanding to your bot. Language Understanding (LUIS) is a cloud-based API service that helps you to recognize the intent of user input and better direct the conversation flow. In the previous post I configured LUIS and in this post I will explain...


Add natural language understanding to your bot - Part 1

This blog post is about adding natural language understanding to your bot. Language Understanding (LUIS) is a cloud-based API service that helps you to recognize the intent of user input and better direct the conversation flow. To get started you need to create an Language Understanding service in Azure Portal....


Create a multi-container app using a Docker Compose to Azure App service

This post is about deploying a multi-container app to azure app service using Docker compose. To get started let us create an App Service with Docker first. In the portal, click on Create New, search for Web App and select the Web App option. In the first screen, you need...


Initialize MS SQL Server in Docker container - creating database at startup

Few days back I wrote a blog post about initializing SQL Server while running a docker-compose command. In that implementation I was using another docker image to run the migrations. In this post I am creating a dockerfile, some shell scripts and the SQL Script file which will create the...


RESTful API versioning with ASP.NET Core

This blog post will discuss about the commonly used API Versioning strategies and how to implement them in ASP.NET Core Web API. For the demo purposes I am creating an ASP.NET Core WEB API project using dotnet new webapi command. To implement versioning we need to add reference of the...