API call based Azure Functions with DocumentDB

Azure Functions caught my eye recently, mainly because of the F# support where I was hoping to write some F# based integrations. But the F# support is classified as experimental, so while I learn the capabilities of Azure Functions, I didn’t want to get held up on issues that may be only specific to their supportContinue reading “API call based Azure Functions with DocumentDB”

JIRA Cookie-based auth API calls in F# with RestSharp

Today I was trying to create a quick integration with a bug tracking tool, as a little spike, unfortunately as is often the case, out of date documentation, vague errors, etc held up the task. None-the-less I got something working with cookie based authentication (I’ll be switching to OAuth based soon I’m sure that’ll goContinue reading “JIRA Cookie-based auth API calls in F# with RestSharp”

IIS, Visual Studio, unable to start debugging on the web server.

Background So this is another logging this issue after some frustrating problem sovling process. This is to help future me when I forget the same windows configuration step in another 8-15 months, maybe it’ll help you too. On Windows 8 you have go in and turn on many individual items to just get an ASP.NETContinue reading “IIS, Visual Studio, unable to start debugging on the web server.”

Thinking in a document centric world with RavenDB @ ALT.NET

Last night (25th Feb 2014), I presented on RavenDB at ALT.NET Melbourne. I got some great feedback from the audience and was happy to share my experience so far with RavenDB. If you were there / watch the recording and have some suggestions good or bad would love to hear them so I can improve.Continue reading “Thinking in a document centric world with RavenDB @ ALT.NET”