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Julien Corioland, Tech Lead Web & Cloud @InfiniteSquare, MVP ASP.NET / IIS

[Build 2015] Quoi de neuf pour Microsoft Azure ?

May 03, 2015 -

La stratégie de Microsoft est claire depuis un petit moment : « mobile first, cloud first », c’est-à-dire un accès permanant à nos données, à demeure comme en mobilité, et sur n’importe quel périphérique (du Raspberry PI au Windows Phone, en passant par le PC, la XBOX), grâce à Windows 10 ! 
Evidemment, pour permettre cette mobilité, il faut un backend qui soit capable de stocker les données, mais aussi d’héberger des applications, des APIs, des services (…) afin de les rendre accessibles partout et tout le temps : c’est là qu’intervient Microsoft Azure !


Azure Media Services : enable dynamic PlayReady content protection on your assets

November 20, 2014 -

As you maybe already know, Azure Media Services (AMS) has a feature called dynamic packaging that enables to stream a multi-bitrate asset as Smooth Streaming, HLS or MPEG-Dash dynamically, without storing an asset for each package format. Recently Microsoft added a new feature called dynamic content protection that allows to protect a content dynamically using AES or PlayReady DRM. In this post, I am going to explain how to enable PlayReady encryption, publish the asset and play it with the Silverlight player that has been updated by the AMS team to support PlayReady.


Develop a blog using ASPNET vNext, Azure Website, DocumentDB and Search services - Part 2

October 25, 2014 -

In the first article I explained what ASP.NET vNext is and how it is possible to create the Azure resources we’ll need via the preview portal. Today, I’m going to explain what Azure DocumentDB is and start the implementation of the data layer of the blog, using this service.


Develop a blog using ASPNET vNext, Azure Website, DocumentDB and Search services - Part 1

October 06, 2014 -

Few years ago I chose to develop my own blog instead of using a well-known blog engine like WordPress or DotNet Blog Engine, for example. Why? Because I use it as a sandbox project to test new Microsoft technologies.

Today this blog is running in a Microsoft Azure Website, using SQL Database and Azure storage and is developed with ASP.NET MVC 5. I’m currently rewriting it with ASP.NET vNext (MVC 6), Azure DocumentDB and Azure Search. In this blog post series I will describe how I use these technologies to put the new version of my blog online


Run background tasks in aspnet applications with dotnet Framework 4.5.2

May 13, 2014 -

Few days ago Microsoft has announced the availability of the .NET Framework 4.5.2. This new version brings some new features and improvements to ASP.NET. It is now very easy to run some background tasks from an ASP.NET Web app, using the new HostingEnvironment API. It allows to enqueue background tasks (as simple as working with the thread pool) and avoids IIS app pools shutdown until the tracked tasks are completed.


Developping web applications with WinJS

April 05, 2014 -

As you maybe heard this week at the day 1 keynote of the //Build 2014, Microsoft has announced that WinJS is now open source and available for web applications and not only Windows / Windows Phone apps !


Renewed as Microsoft MVP ASPNET IIS for 2014

April 02, 2014 -

Yesterday I have been renewed as Microsoft MVP ASP.NET / IIS for one more year !


Using OWIN to test your web api controllers

April 01, 2014 -

During the Microsoft Techdays in Paris, I spoke with Simon Ferquel about the newest features that came with ASP.NET MVC 5 and Web API 2. A big part of our session was about OWIN that is (IMO) one of the most exciting feature that has been released.


Using Application Insights in a Windows Store application

January 28, 2014 -

Few months ago Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio Online (VSO). One of the new feature that comes with VSO is Application Insights. It allows to monitor the performances of your applications and to find out what your users are doing the most or the less in your app. This kind of information may be very useful to optimize users’ experience in your app or propose new feature, based on behavior analysis.


Using ASPNET Web API to stream Windows Azure blobs

September 06, 2013 -

Few months ago I blogged about how to use ASP.NET Web API to generate a shared access signature to upload a file from Windows Phone to the Windows Azure blob storage. It is also possible to use a Web API to return a shared access key that allows a client to download a blob, directly from the storage.


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Oh yeah ! >> Announcing Package Management support for VSO/TFS http://t.co/4RHba54Yju

September 04, 2015 17:28

Boot Diagnostics for #Azure Virtual Machines v2 http://t.co/0A06Bk2muz

September 04, 2015 12:01

Announcing the #Microsoft #Azure Tour http://t.co/0lsri7J6GR

September 04, 2015 11:54

Seamlessly Migrate Your Application from #AWS to #Azure in Four Simple Steps http://t.co/9HB1zaohF6

September 04, 2015 09:37

#Azure #DocumentDB's LINQ provider just got better http://t.co/Ghum8msoQD

September 04, 2015 08:21

C'est bon ça !! >> MSBuild is going cross-platform with .NET Core! - http://t.co/BZuOmBxOP9

September 03, 2015 17:28

Developing #ASPNET 5 Web Apps with #VisualStudio #Code http://t.co/LexJhHbMlS

September 03, 2015 11:54

Announcing Availability of #ASPNET 5 Beta7 http://t.co/ADF7dkYSye

September 03, 2015 09:37

Announcing the Biggest VM Sizes Available in the #Cloud: New #Azure GS-VM Series http://t.co/EEF0CRWfPX

September 03, 2015 08:21

How Different Team Topologies Influence #DevOps Culture http://t.co/9qbuJyIBf0

September 02, 2015 17:28

An introduction to immutable infrastructure http://t.co/tmF9ntEqjP #DevOps

September 02, 2015 15:16

Immutable Infrastructure and Containers http://t.co/8EImSCPtzS #DevOps

September 02, 2015 13:17

Cloud, frozen pizza model and the immutable infrastructure http://t.co/OoaDtiq0oj #DevOps

September 02, 2015 12:01

Trash Your Servers and Burn Your Code: Immutable Infrastructure and Disposable Components http://t.co/g5LLgPvxy2 #DevOps

September 02, 2015 11:54

Amazon, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla And Others Partner To Create Next-Gen Video Format http://t.co/mtfx6irVGE

September 02, 2015 09:37