Category Archives: Azure

Event Grid – Filters with Custom Events

In End-To-End Custom Events I posted about how to create a .net publisher and a c# Azure Function to listen to the post. However, Event Grid comes with some additional tricks, one of these is Filters. To test this I … Continue reading

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Event Grid – End to End Custom events in .net

Event Grid is a new Azure offering that allows you to listen to a number of events from different Azure sources. One source that interested my is ‘Custom Event’. How can you get this working in .net? This is one … Continue reading

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DeleteDocumentAsync – PartitionKey value must be supplied

I was trying to delete a document in DocumentDB / CosmoDB and I was surprised be faced with the error message of, ‘PartitionKey value must be supplied’. There doesn’t appear to be a way of passing the partition key to … Continue reading

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How to encode a date condition in Azure Data Factory

I keep forgetting the correct format; here is an example; where created_date >= \\’2017-05-11\\’

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How to Backup SQL to Azure Storage

SQL Server 2016 allows you to backup a database to Azure Storage. I found the information about this to be disjoint at best. So, if you want to do an old style (non-snapshot) backup of a database this is how … Continue reading

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When you are developing a web site and want to use a custom font, via font-face, you might find that IE on Windows Phone refuses to use it. Turns out that IIS doesn’t include the mime-type by default so you … Continue reading

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