Docker compose an ASP NET Core application with SQL Server

This blog post is about containerizing an ASP.NET Core Application with SQL Server. In this blog post I will explain how to run the migrations as part of the deployment process. In this post I am building an ASP.NET Core Web API application and I have enabled Swagger for testing...


Deploying Blazor apps to Azure Static Web apps

This blog post is about how to create and deploy Blazor application to Azure Static Web Apps. Azure Static Web Apps is a service that automatically builds and deploys full stack web apps to Azure from a GitHub repository. So for this post I built a Blazor application which generates...


Implementing Health Checks in ASP.NET Core

This blog post is about how to configure health check in ASP.NET Core. Health monitoring an important aspect in case of Micro services. It will help orchestrators to monitor and manage containers. ASP.NET Core offers health checks out of the box in the .NET Core Framework. In this post first...


ASP.NET Core Social authentication without Identity

This blog post is about how to configure and use ASP.NET Core Social Authentication without ASP.NET Core identity. In this post I am using Google Authentication provider, you can use Facebook or Twitter. Only the authentication provider and associated configuration only will change. To use Google Authentication, you need to...


How to map custom domain and SSL to Azure app service programmatically

If you’re building SAAS applications, it is a good practise to provide sub domains to tenants. If you’re using Azure VMs it is simple and straight forward. You can configure the A NAME in DNS records and create a wild card CNAME record to the domain name of your Azure...


Implementing a Twitter Bot using Azure Cognitive Services and Azure Functions

We can improve our personal branding is creating content and by posting to social media consistently. In this article, I am creating an Azure Serverless function, which helps to fetch news articles using Azure Cognitive Services — Bing News API and post content to Twitter. I am also using Azure...


Building COVID 19 FAQ ChatBot using Azure Cognitive Services and Azure Bot Framework

The whole world is fighting against the Novel Corona Virus or COVID 19. One of the major challenges the world faces is fake news. The WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus had said in February itself, “We are not just fighting an epidemic; we are fighting an infodemic.”. Many organizations like...