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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 !



Profile and Time your #ASPNET MVC app all the way to #Azure -

July 30, 2014 07:21

How to create a file with a . dot prefix in Windows Explorer -

July 30, 2014 07:01

Protecting an MVC4 VS2012 Project with OpenId Connect and #Azure AD -

July 29, 2014 16:28

Using the #Azure File Service in your Cloud Services (Web and Worker Roles)

July 29, 2014 15:16

How to Host Multiple #Cloud Business Apps on the Same #Azure #WebSite -

July 29, 2014 13:17

Setting up #Azure #ActiveDirectory and #ASPNET Single Sign On -

July 29, 2014 12:01

Expanding #OpenSource technologies on #Windows -

July 29, 2014 09:54

Writing Mobile Applications? What are your Options? -

July 29, 2014 08:37

Microsoft #SQL Replication Between Windows #Azure Virtual Machines -

July 29, 2014 07:21

More Updates to #Azure Mobile Services (Link) -

July 29, 2014 07:01

Fitbit is the first fitness band to support Windows Phone | The Verge

July 28, 2014 18:51

How to break the locked lease of #blob storage in Windows #Azure -

July 28, 2014 12:01

#Azure Automation: Integrating Runbook Source Control using Visual Studio Online #VSO

July 27, 2014 13:17

Success with hybrid #cloud :

July 27, 2014 12:01

RT @JamesvandenBerg: #Microsoft Datacenter Infrastructure and Management datasheet : #sysctr #Azure #WS2012R2 #Cloud

July 27, 2014 11:38