March 2018

Powershell to setup Azure AD B2C Guests as users in CRM

By |2018-03-05T22:30:20+00:00March 5th, 2018|Azure, CRM|

Imagine a scenario where you want to add guest users from another Azure AD tenant to your own tenant so that they can use your CRM instance.  This could be a B2B collaboration story or it could also be a story of mergers and acqusitions. In this case we have a business with a parent and 2 child organisations.  The parent organisation is creating a CRM solution and workers from the 2 child organisations will all work together [...]

Building Better Web Apps with Logic Apps and Signal R

By |2018-03-04T23:44:25+00:00March 4th, 2018|Azure, Logic App, SignalR|

In this article I would like to discuss a pattern I've implemented recently where we could improve the user experience in a web app through the use of Logic Apps and Signal-R. Lets imagine we have a scenario at Acme University. They have built a super Student Portal building using ASP.net and Azure. The home page for this app will require some authentication probably against Azure AD and once logged in the student will be presented with a [...]

Azure Functions and SpecFlow

By |2018-03-02T23:58:52+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Azure, Functions|

Anyone who follows my blog will know I am a big fan of Specflow for testing components. We usually use SpecFlow to compliment normal unit testing with some automated integration tests which combine the idea of "Does the component behave like we expect it to" with the opportunity to have some tested documentation describing the component behaviour. Ive used Specflow for years when testing Web API and WCF Services and I was keen to use Specflow when coding [...]

No protocol binding matches the given address Error with WCF on Azure Web Apps

By |2019-04-12T09:51:24+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Azure, Azure App Service, Uncategorized|

Recently we had an issue with a WCF service hosted on Azure App Service. This lead to an interesting troubleshooting scenario which I thought would be interesting to share. The experience showed some of the opportunities of cloud and some of the challenges at the same time so I thought it would be interesting to share this. The Scenario The scenario we had was similar to one of the patterns for Service Bus Relay you can use the [...]