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

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.

Using the new notification endpoints with Windows Azure Media Services

June 20, 2013 -

Few days ago was released a new version of the Windows Azure Media Services .NET SDK, the version that can be downloaded via the NuGet Packages Manager Console (see One of the top feature in this release is the ability to create notification endpoints to be notified when a job state change occurs !

Use the Windows Azure REST APIs to manage your subscriptions - Part 1

June 06, 2013 -

Maybe you are familiar with the Windows Azure portal that allows you to manage your hosted services, deployments, storage accounts, service bus namespaces or anything you want to do on your Azure subscription. Actually, all the operations you can perform on this portal are also available in sets of http management REST APIs. All you need to access these operations is a development platform that is able to create and send an http request with a client certificate !

Using ASPNET Web API and Windows Azure Shared Access Signature to upload block blobs from Windows Phone

May 27, 2013 -

One of the best thing when working with the Windows Azure platform is that all APIs are accessible through REST http requests. For one Windows Phone app I’m currently developing I had to upload video file in a blob container. To do that, I choose to use the shared access signatures.

Execution de librairie 32 bit dans un rôle Windows Azure

May 14, 2013 -

Par défaut, il n’est pas possible d’exécuter une librairie en 32 bit dans un web rôle Windows Azure, tout simplement parce que la configuration de l’application pool IIS l’interdit. Cependant, il est possible de modifier cette configuration afin de rendre ce genre de scénario possible !



#Azure #VirtualMachines Part 0: A VM Primer :

September 17, 2014 08:37

#Azure #Blob Storage Part 2: Getting Started :

September 17, 2014 07:21

Learning #AngularJS by Example – The Customer Manager Application

September 17, 2014 07:01

#ActiveDirectory Authentication Library (#ADAL) v2 for .NET / #WindowsStore / #WindowsPhone – General Availability :

September 16, 2014 16:28

Using #SignalR to power #ASPNET Dashboards :

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Getting started with #AngularJS and #ASPNET MVC - Part One :

September 16, 2014 13:17

Creating Custom HTTPClient Handlers :

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New site extension available for #Azure Web Sites: Search Portal for Azure #Search

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Managing Concurrency in #Microsoft #Azure #Storage :

September 16, 2014 08:37

Bill Gates' Foundation Gives Its Largest Gift Ever To Combat Ebola Crisis

September 13, 2014 07:01

#Nokia announces #HERE maps for #Android, launching exclusively for Samsung Galaxy smartphones with offline access

August 30, 2014 07:21

Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud: Cross-Premises Data Mobility with #Microsoft #Azure #StorSimple (…

August 30, 2014 07:01

#ASPNET vNext - August 2014 Status Rollup

August 29, 2014 08:37

Use #ADAL to Connect Your Universal Apps to #Azure AD or #ADFS

August 29, 2014 07:21

Use #SignalR to Build Real-Time Connectivity into Your Software

August 29, 2014 07:01