Azure API Management: 200 OK response but no backend traffic

I'm noting this post down in the "if only someone had already made a big noise about this I might have saved some time" category. The work I'm doing at present involves fronting some APIs with Azure API Management and then exposing them securely. When I hit the moment I thought I was done today … Continue reading Azure API Management: 200 OK response but no backend traffic

Use Azure Management API SDK in an Entity Framework custom database initializer

A post over on Stack Overflow got me thinking about how you can override the default behaviour of the Entity Framework code first database initializer so that the tier of the database created is something other than the deprecated 'Web' tier. Here's one way to go about it. Required bits There are a few things … Continue reading Use Azure Management API SDK in an Entity Framework custom database initializer

I’m speaking about Azure API Management at TechEd Melbourne 2014

Given the changes to TechEd this year and the smaller set of sessions available I'm exceptionally happy to be coming back for another year to talk more about Azure. I'll be speaking in Melbourne on 7 October on the topic "Microsoft Azure API Management: Win Friends and Make Money". You can find out more about … Continue reading I’m speaking about Azure API Management at TechEd Melbourne 2014

Before that Pizza-as-a-Service diagram there was Pizza Party

Look, I'm not even going to reproduce the diagram here. I know you've seen it. Everybody's seen it. Goodness knows my tweet stream has been full of it for the best part of the last month. Just in case you haven't seen it: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=pizza-as-a-service In doing my prep for my upcoming talk at TechEd Australia I came … Continue reading Before that Pizza-as-a-Service diagram there was Pizza Party