OData – Create Entity with Child Entities Response with Expand.

The Issue

When creating an entity (with child entities) using POST with OData the response will only show the main Entity created. Child entities are ignored. read more

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Azure API Management – Caching

Overview

Carried out a discovery phase recently to look at Azure API Management and the key features gained by layering Azure’s API Manager (APIM) as a proxy/facade layer between your backend APIs. One of the elements of APIM that rather appealed to me was the “out of the box” caching. read more

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Azure .Net Core App Service fails to start

Was playing with a POC app recently. I pushed out a web deploy to an Azure App Service. Everything built and deployed without issue. The app fired up and nothing just the vanilla error message returned. I checked the site logs via Kudu and nothing jumped out. Tried another deploy and no dice. So where do we go from here? read more

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Royal Mere Aldemar Hotel, Hersonosis, Crete

Relaxing!

Spent a week at the Royal Mere hotel near Hersonosis in Crete with my mother. This was my 3rd time in Crete having being previously there to different parts of the island on a family holiday in the 80s and with my wife in 2011. read more

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Transforming a tired Edwardian Hallway

Spent a day tidying up my old hallway. After toying with light grey then dark grey I decided that some colour was needed. A cheap pot of paint from B&Q, a free day and all was set…… read more

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