How Azure serverless helps my grandmother during Corona isolation.

Needless to say that the Corona outbreak has a serious impact on our society.  The measures that the different governments take become stricter, also in Belgium.  Yesterday, they announced that no more visitors are allowed in the retirement homes.  Understandable, because the older people are more vulnerable for the virus.  On the other hand, the … Continue reading How Azure serverless helps my grandmother during Corona isolation.

For loop in Logic Apps

Recently, I had a scenario where I wanted to execute a Logic App action n times.  I wanted to achieve the equivalent of the following C# snippet: for (int i = 0; i < 100; i++) { //Perform action } Some research on the internet tells me that most folks solve this by using a Do-Until action, … Continue reading For loop in Logic Apps

Cut Azure costs by automatically removing inactive resource groups

Cost management is a very important aspect of a cloud governance strategy.  The Azure cloud give you a tremendous amount of tools to automate this as much as possible.  This blog post discusses one of the many approaches to minimize the costs for Azure development environments. In such development subscriptions, developers typically get the flexibility … Continue reading Cut Azure costs by automatically removing inactive resource groups

Be aware of the Logic Apps XML transform action!

This time a short blog, with an important message.  If you are using the XML transform action, my advice is to investigate whether the Transform options are applicable to your situation.  These options are hidden and not documented, so often forgotten. There are three transform options: Disable the byte order mark: this ensures that the … Continue reading Be aware of the Logic Apps XML transform action!

A first look at the Logic Apps mocking feature

Today, I discovered 'by accident' a brand new Logic Apps feature.  It's the long-awaited mocking functionality, which is currently in preview.  Let's give it a first try! Exploring the feature On every action, there's now the option Static result, accessible via the "..." menu. The Static Result must be enabled on action level. You can … Continue reading A first look at the Logic Apps mocking feature

Logic Apps Event Grid trigger not firing

Event Grid allows to build reactive applications, based on out-of-the-box events from within the Azure ecosystem.  Logic Apps has native support for Event Grid, but lately I've encountered an issue that I want to share with you. Scenario I've created a new Logic App from scratch and configured the When a resource event occurs trigger.  … Continue reading Logic Apps Event Grid trigger not firing