Announcing Middleware In The Cloud -Teachable Online School

As you may be aware, I have recently started building online courses. To date, these course have been posted on Udemy.com. While hosting courses on Udemy has some advantages, it also creates some level of lock-in. As a result, I have decided to make my Microsoft Flow vs Azure Logic Apps course available on Teachable.com. Teachable.com is a trusted Learning Management System (LMS) where authors … Continue reading Announcing Middleware In The Cloud -Teachable Online School

Detecting if Azure Logic Apps has Diagnostic Settings Configured

We deploy a strategy that calls for Azure Logic Apps telemetry to be enabled when building a production Azure Logic App. We use this data to drive a Power BI – Integration Health Dashboard. If we aren’t publishing the data to Log Analytics, then we don’t have an accurate dashboard. Since this behavior of the logic app is rather silent, it is easy to forget … Continue reading Detecting if Azure Logic Apps has Diagnostic Settings Configured

PM on Call: Split Strings and Access Array Indexes

This version of #PMonCall covers a more advanced Microsoft Flow concept, but one that a customer ran into and I figured it would be worth sharing with a broader audience. Problem In this scenario, our customer has a comma delimited string and they need to parse this string and access specific indexes within the array. For example we may have a string like “a,b,c,d” and … Continue reading PM on Call: Split Strings and Access Array Indexes

Protecting your Azure Event Hub using Azure API Managment

We are currently embarking on an Event Hub project where we will be processing device “reads” on a frequent basis. You can consider the use case to be in the Industrial IoT space but the difference is we do not have to manage the devices.  Without geting into a lot of details, we have aggregators responsible for that.  For this reason we decided not to … Continue reading Protecting your Azure Event Hub using Azure API Managment

Slide Deck from Prairie Dev Con Session

Thank you to those of you who attended my “Introduction to Microsoft’s Middleware in the Cloud” session yesterday at PrairieDevCon West in Calgary.  I appreciated the level of engagement and the amount of questions that were asked.  Below you will find a link to the Slide Deck you saw yesterday.  I have also added a few slides to include screen shots of the demo applications that … Continue reading Slide Deck from Prairie Dev Con Session

New Blog Coming Soon

Hi, New blog is coming soon to this address. This blog will be dedicated to Middleware in the cloud (as the names suggests) and will focus more so on Microsoft’s offerings including AppFabric Service Bus, AppFabric Applications, Queues, Topics and any other interesting bits coming out of Redmond. In the mean time you can visit my BizTalk blog @ http://kentweare.blogspot.com Thanks,   Kent Continue reading New Blog Coming Soon