Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The User Experience Layer

In the fifth article in this series, I talked about and showed how to code the communications layer for this cloud solution using ASP.NET Core Web API. In this article I’m going to add the user experience (UX) layer to maintain the ad data using ASP.NET Core 3.0 using the new Blazor framework (in preview). … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The User Experience Layer

dotNetDave Rocks The DotNetSouth.Tech Conference

For the first time, I will be speaking at the DotNetSouth.Tech conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 13th and 14th. I'm excited to present the sessions below. Rock Your Code: Real World Cloud App From Start to Finish Room: Room 104 @ 2:40pm on May 13th This session will show how I created a cloud … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The DotNetSouth.Tech Conference

Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Communications Layer

In the fourth article in this series, I talked about and showed how to code the business layer for this cloud solution that included a Azure ServiceBus Queue and a Azure Function. In this article I’m going to add on top of that the communications layer, so apps and other services can get to the … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Communications Layer

Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Business Layer

In the third article in this series, I talked about and showed how to code the data layer for this cloud solution. Since I talked about the business entities in the last article, in this one I will focus on the queueing using the Azure Service Bus and microservices using Azure Functions. For years I … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Business Layer

Write Something, Anything to Start and Enhance Your Career

One of the questions I get asked a lot is “how do I get a job?”. The answer is that you need experience. But, how do you get experience if you don’t have a job yet? My answer is, write an app or website and release it to the world. The reason I encourage writing … Continue reading Write Something, Anything to Start and Enhance Your Career

Is Microservices Just A New Marketing Term?

For a recent article on TechTarget.com, I was interviewed for my thoughts on microservices, a new term in our world. Here is what I said (the full quote): Microservices is a great way to decouple an application for faster modernization, improved functionality and better performance, but done incorrectly or without proper architectural understanding, teams can … Continue reading Is Microservices Just A New Marketing Term?

Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Data Layer

In the second article in this series, I laid out the architecture and design for this cloud solution. Now it’s finally time to get coding! In this article I will discuss how I designed the data layer using Cosmos DB. To keep a separation of concerns, I will talk about the business entities which is … Continue reading Real World Cloud App – From Start to Finish: The Data Layer