Improving Azure Logic Apps Performance using the SplitOn feature

Ever try to squeeze some additional performance out of your logic app, but get stuck on how you can do so? One option may be the SplitOn feature that exists in Azure Logic Apps that allows you to debatch an incoming message, that contains an array of records, within your trigger. By using this approach we can process each record within its own logic app … Continue reading Improving Azure Logic Apps Performance using the SplitOn feature

Mock Testing Azure Logic Apps/Power Automate Using Static Results

Testing your Azure Logic App or Power Automate Flow is naturally a good idea. In some circumstances you may need to proceed with your build activities before your endpoint is available. In other situations you may want to ensure that you capture what your functioning workflow *should* look like. For example, you build and test your work flow and then you capture the outputs from … Continue reading Mock Testing Azure Logic Apps/Power Automate Using Static Results

Creating Group Tasks using Microsoft Planner and & Power Automate (Video)

I recently ran into a situation at work where I had a colleague ask me how he could create a Microsoft Planner task once, assign multiple people to it, but then have that group task spawn off into individual tasks for each person who was assigned the group task. Each person would subsequently have to complete their version of the task. It is a way … Continue reading Creating Group Tasks using Microsoft Planner and & Power Automate (Video)

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