Author Archives: Kevin Bronsdijk


ffi_c (LoadError) Ruby on Windows

Ruby on Windows ffi_c (LoadError)

I was running into some weird ffi_c (LoadError) issues when running Ruby on Windows 10. Yes, a bad idea, I know. There was no escape, it had to be done and of course encountered some problems. Just to save a brave soul some time, I’m sharing the details right here.

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Azure Portal Dashboard and Monitoring improvements

Azure Portal Logo

It has been almost a year since I wrote the Azure Portal monitoring basics guide. Given that this article is attracting quite a bit of traffic, I guess that many blog visitors are interested in reading more about this. Therefore, I’ve decided to write a little update covering significant recent Portal changes.

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Azure Functions and Logic Apps

Azure Functions and Logic Apps

Build 2016 got me pretty excited and I therefore decided to experiment a little with Azure Functions. Many new App Services features have been showcased, amongst a lot of other existing topics. But what really got my attention was Azure Functions, especially Logic Apps integration.

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Parsing JSON data within Logic Apps

Parsing JSON data

This post contains samples on how to parse JSON data within Azure Logic workflows. Also, I’m including some information on how to consume the parsed data by implementing a simple iteration over a JSON object array.

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Failed to fetch swagger – API Apps

Failed to fetch swagger – API Apps

Today I was running into this Failed to fetch swagger issue while publishing API Apps using Visual Studio and therefore decided to devote a blog post to it. Hopefully this post will save some others some time.

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Arrays / Looping structure – Logic Apps

Arrays / Looping structure - Logic Apps

This post covers what’s necessary to iterate over a collection of data when building workflows on schema version 2015-08-01-preview. This version differs from schema 2014-12-02-preview, which can be found here. If you are still looking for the “Repeat over a list” menu item, keep on reading.

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Notifications on error – Logic Apps

Notifications on error – Logic Apps

Once you have several Logic Apps running, orchestrating important processes within your organization. You soon run into limitations regarding monitoring workflow runs and getting notified when something unexpected has occurred. To overcome this, I’ve created a small project on GitHub and will cover how everything came together within this post.

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