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Setup VSTS YAML builds for your ASP.NET Core app

Setup VSTS YAML builds for your ASP.NET Core app

Idea YAML builds are a very common way to define builds in AppVeyor, but in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) this feature is pretty new - and still

Azure Saturday 2018: Keynote by Donovan Brown

Azure Saturday 2018: Keynote by Donovan Brown

Yesterday we had the Azure Saturday 2018. Enjoy the Keynote Enterprise transformation (and you can too) by Donovan Brown: Azure Saturday Azure Satur

IoT im Maschinenbau: die Cloud ist nicht genug

IoT im Maschinenbau: die Cloud ist nicht genug

Effizient und sicher in der Connected Factory mit Edge Computing Cloud-Projekte in Unternehmen haben in den aller meisten Fällen eines gemeinsam: die

ASP.NET Core ModelState Validation Filter

ASP.NET Core ModelState Validation Filter

I like my ASP.NET Core controllers and actions very clean and I recommend to not catch all Exceptions inside your Action. You can have it much easier

Microsoft Azure CosmosDB Unique Key Policy

Microsoft Azure CosmosDB Unique Key Policy

If you want to create custom unique keys inside a collections, you can simply create a UniqueKeyPolicy while creating your collection. private static

What's new in .NET Core, ASP.NET Core and EF Core 2.1

What's new in .NET Core, ASP.NET Core and EF Core 2.1

Yesterday the Microsoft Teams have updated their roadmaps of .NET Core, ASP.NET Core and EF Core in focus of the next version 2.1: .NET Core 2.1 Erro

ASP.NET Core ModelState Validation Filter

ASP.NET Core ModelState Validation Filter

During my code review sessions I see a lot of duplicate for the ModelState validation like public async Task<IActionResult> AddAsync(PersonAddS

Convert ext4 file system to the new btrfs on a Synology NAS

Convert ext4 file system to the new btrfs on a Synology NAS

After five years I decided to replace my Synology DS213air with a new Synology DS718+. The reasons were: More power Support to run Docker Hardware E

Easily update all git submodules

Easily update all git submodules

I often use a larger Visual Studio solutions to handle a bunch of simple NuGet projects. And more often I only update references or NuGet packages. B

Set up a really cheap build agent to support NPM 5 and Angular 5 in Visual Studio Team Services

Set up a really cheap build agent to support NPM 5 and Angular 5 in Visual Studio Team Services

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) - I will name it just Team Services - is the best and most powerful tool for work items, code repositories, contin