Automate code reviews using SonarCube

SonarQube is an open platform to manage code quality. SonarQube is a web-based application. Rules, alerts, thresholds, exclusions, settings… can be configured online. By leveraging its database, SonarQube not only allows to combine metrics altogether but also to mix them with historical measures. More than 20 programming languages are covered...


Deploy your MongoDB application on Azure with MongoLab add-on

MongoLab is MongoDB-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platform. The Azure Marketplace MongoLab add-on will provide you with a MongoDB database hosted in the Azure cloud and managed by MongoLab’s cloud database platform. To deploy your application in Azure with Mongolab, first you need to provision your Database. You can do it from Azure...


CRUD application using ASP.NET 5 and MongoDB

MongoDB (from humongous) is one of many cross-platform document-oriented databases. Classified as a NoSQL database, MongoDB eschews the traditional table-based relational database structure in favor of JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas (MongoDB calls the format BSON), making the integration of data in certain types of applications easier and faster. Released...


Continuous Integration with ASP.NET 5, GitHub and Travis CI

This post is about setting up a simple continuous integration environment for ASP.NET 5 with GitHub and Travis-CI. So when ever someone commits to the source, the build will be triggered. Once the build is succeeds, all the unit tests will be executes. If all the tests pass, the build...


How to host ASP.NET 5 Application in Azure Web Apps

This post is about hosting ASP.NET 5 Application in Azure WebApps / Websites. If you are using Visual Studio, you can use the publish wizard. But if you are using k or dnx runtimes this option is not available. ASP.NET wiki in GitHub contains a page about FTP deploy but...


How to change lync status using C#

Another Lync post :) This snippet will help you to change the lync status(available, away, busy etc) using C# and Lync API. As I mentioned in the earlier post, you need to install the Lync SDK. Here is the snippet var lyncClient = LyncClient.GetClient(); lyncClient.Self.BeginPublishContactInformation( new Dictionary<PublishableContactInformationType, object>() { {...


Building a Lync bot using C#

Long back I wrote an article on creating a language translation bot using Skype and C#, since Microsoft stopped Skype COM API, and I am using lync more than Skype, I thought of writing the same implementation using lync. The implementation is pretty same, you have to get the instance...