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New things I learned today part 2 – Azure WebJobs ignore app.config transforms


I recently posted a two-part article about getting started with Azure WebJobs and was raving about how awesome they are. In a WebJob I built for my current project (which is about to finish so contact me if you want

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Using different versions of the same DLL in a project


I’ve been working on a project the last couple of weeks, integrating an E-commerce system with an Umbraco website. The E-commerce platform uses Lucene.Net 3.0.3 to manage its catalog. Umbraco uses Lucene.Net to power its search engine. These two

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How to deploy Umbraco 7 to an Azure Website using Visual Studio Online


So last week I thought I would quickly knock up an Umbraco 7 website and host it on Windows Azure so I can hack about with it while I’m at the Umbraco Codegarden conference this week. It’s pretty simple to

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App.config transformations with Slow Cheetah causes problems with Windows Azure


I started writing a blog post last week about how I discovered Slow Cheetah and how it made adding transformations to app.config files faster than a fairly slow cheetah! Before I finished and published the blog post I just happened

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Deploying multiple roles to the same Azure Cloud Service


Well I stumbled on something new tonight – rather than set up a separate Azure cloud service for each Azure Web Role or Worker Role you want to deploy, you can deploy them all to the same Azure cloud service!

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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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