How to create a QR Code generator with Azure Functions

This post is about creating a QR Code generator using Azure Functions. A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response code) is a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed in 1994 for the automotive industry in Japan. QR codes often contain data for a locator, identifier, or tracker...


What is new in ASP.NET Core 5.0 Web API

This post is about Web API application in ASP.NET Core 5.0 - What are the new features, how to create web api using dotnet CLI and Visual Studio. Finally deploying ASP.NET Core 5.0 Web API to Azure App service You can download and install ASP.NET Core 5.0 Web API from...


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...