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Azure Webjobs Part 2 – building an Azure Webjob

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As I mentioned in part one of this 2-part “straight to TV” drama, Azure Webjobs are pretty awesome! They’re Scheduled Tasks without the secrecy. They’re Azure Worker Processes without the cost! You can host them on Azure for free as

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8 Trello Shortcuts that will improve productivity!

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I use Trello for everything! From managing collaborative software projects to keeping personal To-Do lists, to tracking my weight loss! It’s an awesome tool and I love the way it visually helps me to plan and prioritise my life! Furthermore

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Azure Webjobs part 1 – using Azure Storage Message Queues

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Azure WebJobs are pretty amazing! They’re similar to Azure Worker Processes but with a couple of differences. First they can be triggered by an action – this action is usually the addition of a message to an Azure Message Storage

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AngularJS Workshop – Friday 10th April

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I’m a lot more than slightly excited to announce that I will be running my first full-day AngularJS Fundamentals workshop in April! The workshop is happening on Friday 10th April in Bristol, and will be run in conjunction with Develop

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Umbraco – The GetPreValues Method Using Datatype Name

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PreValues are the data values stored in Umbraco datatypes, such as a Dropdown list or a Checkbox list. If you use such a datatype (e.g. a pre-populated dropdown list) in your Umbraco installation, and you’re retrieving your Umbraco data from

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Maff Rigby

I'm a certified .Net, Umbraco and AngularJS freelance developer with over 15 years experience in the IT industry. As well as writing code I love to teach; I run a number of workshops and 1-1 coaching sessions on Angular JS and Umbraco, and share what I know and learn here!

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