Eric Williams

Adding Let's Encrypt to your Azure Web App

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Securing your Azure Web App with a SSL certificate

This is no longer an option. Sites need to be served over SSL and I don't think that there are a lot of solid arguments contrary to this approach. There are numerous methods to obtaining an SSL certificate but the service I'm going to be using for this post is . . .

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March 23, 2017

Automate Your SSH Deployment Keys

When you go down the path of certain architectural choices you can end up with a number of repos that you have automated builds being initiated from. This could be anywhere from just a lot of applications you need to manage up through a microservices landscape. Which ever the reason, you have code that needs to be built. If you're lucky . . .

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March 07, 2017

Making Hub Evergreen on Windows

The hub project from the folks over at GitHub is quite the nice piece of cli kit. I'm going to be going deeper on how I've been using in my projects in a following post. For this is just going to cover a step zero on getting it installed and keeping it current. I'd just prefer to have it installed in my machines and 'just . . .

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February 26, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli templates

In a previous post I showed an example of using dotnet cli commands to create a sample web solution with a web project that has dependencies on models and services projects and a test project that also is in the mix. I personally think that is super useful and I can think of scenarios where I will be using that. Another scenario is where you . . .

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February 20, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli

The latest version of the dotnet cli is offering some nice features for getting a .NET software solution started. This can enable scenarios where you want to start a project off with some guide rails on where you want your team to put things. Instructions for installing are here

The simple example to talk about it dotnet new mvc . . .

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February 11, 2017

A Better Integrated Terminal for VS Code

VS Code has been around for a while now and one of the nice features from this editor is the ability to start an integrated terminal shell within the application and in the context of your working directory. Out of the box Code ships with the default windows command prompt aka COMSPEC. This can be use for some tasks but having Powershell in . . .

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January 08, 2017


An Implementation

Complaining about a problem without proposing a solution is called whining—Theodore Roosevelt

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It's a highly paraphrased quote but Teddy is one of my favorite presidents so we'll just pretend he said that during an expedition and move on. His mustache game was second to none.

New projects, how do . . .

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November 29, 2016