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

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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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Maintaining session info in AngularJS when you refresh the page

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EDIT: This article has proved to be the most popular article on my site, but I thought it was a bit “rambly” and also the code examples were out of date. So this is the March 2016 Remix with added

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Binding Razor forms to an AngularJS model with Html.TextBoxFor()

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I was hooking up my login page work with angular, but wanted to keep the MVC model authentication (because it works and I like it). So I tried this: @Html.TextBoxFor(m => m.userName, new { ng-model = “logon.userName” }) Surprisingly this

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Working with SVN is made easier with AnkhSVN

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One of the biggest problems I’ve experienced with using a Windows Explorer-based SVN tool such as TortoiseSVN, is that newly added files are often forgotten when you commit your changes. This is because when you’re using Visual Studio, adding a

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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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