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Adding custom domain names to Azure CDN

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The Azure CDN (Content Delivery Network) service is a pretty awesome feature which enables you to serve your website content to an end-user from the closest geographical server to them, decreasing load times and cutting down on general internet traffic

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

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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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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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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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Deploying Umbraco 7 to an Azure Website using Bitbucket

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So the other week I posted a blog post called How to deploy Umbraco 7 to an Azure Website using Visual Studio Online which, apart from having a very long title has also proved to be quite a popular article!

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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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