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Composer & Azure Web Apps

Composer & Azure Web Apps

I’m working on non-dotNet related technology more and more and to be honest, it’s interesting to see how other environments are dealing with similar problems. Now as you can imagine, running different technologies within Azure requires some additional planning. For example, the usage of the dependency manager composer.

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OCR as a Service

OCR as a Service

This blogpost was inspired by Dot Net Rocks episode 1292. The episode was as informative as all others however, the first part in which Carl and Richard covered scanr.xyz (a OCR as a service offering) really peaked my interest.

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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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SeaMist 1.1.5 – What’s new

SeaMist 1.1.5l

Don’t worry I will be covering other topics next week. Just wanted to share that I’ve released SeaMist version 1.1.5, the most complete Kraken.io API wrapper for .net, which includes lots of what was still missing. And I have some other interesting news as well.

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Kraken.io quota monitoring

Kraken.io Monitor

In case you are using Kraken.io within your applications, no matter if this involves direct API calls or using an extension / plugin, you might start to wonder if there is an easy way to enable notifications based on your quota’s. This post explains how this can be achieved in 5 minutes using Azure Logic Apps!

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SeaMist Update April

SeaMist Update April

Just a short post covering all updates recently made within the SeaMist GitHub Repository. I’ve strived to implement most of the Kraken.io features, and in addition to this made some project changes as well.

[SeaMist – a .NET based library for the Kraken.io REST API. Available on GitHub and Nuget]

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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 of blog visitors are interested to read more on this. Therefore, I’ve decided to write a little update covering important recent Portal changes.

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