CQS - your wish is my command

TL;DR: CQS is this cool principle of imperative computer programming (using statements to change a program's state). CQS isn't anything new, it's an old idea, so why write about it now? CQS is brand new to me, and I'm sure it will make my life (as a software developer) easier! So I'll start of telling about my ASP.NET Core implementation of CQS.

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External assemblies in Azure Functions

TL;DR: If your code depends on some external assemblies, and these are not on Nuget, you can still use them, they just need to be added to the files you put on Azure. And when we take a closer look at what a Azure Function is, you might be in for a surprise.

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Getting work done in the cloud

TL;DR: Creating a Azure Function using some of the more complex types for binding is like finding a needle in the famous hay-stack. It seems like Microsoft have some work to do here, documenting the whole thing. At least it seems like they know it.

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Getting work done in the cloud - on time

TL;DR: When using Azure Functions to get tasks executed daily, weekly, monthly or on a schedule, here is a few things you need to know. First off, the function needs to run on a Basic plan or bigger (more expensive). The Shared or Free plans does not allow the "always on" option that is need in classic mode. If you select something bigger than the Basic plan, you can run the function in "dynamic" mode, which means you'll only pay for the time it uses to execute.

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Hello world!

The progress of our first 2 .NET projects can now be observed on the following 2 URLs. The first project is a web interface build for the Windows 2000 Server DNS, and the second project is a small web CMS for our corporate web-site.

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