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Using Mediatr with Azure Functions

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I’ve used Mediatr for some time, to reduce controller action bloat, and have spoken about it a few times, on how I use it to avoid the classic ‘xService’ pattern: Controller Action -> ‘Service’ -> Repo Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of work with Azure Functions, and would like to be able to use Mediatr, as I can in ASP.net Core. Up until recently, this has been...

Reliably Processing Azure Service Bus Topics with Azure Functions

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At ASOS, we’re currently migrating some of our message and event processing applications from Worker Roles (within classic Azure Cloud Services) to Azure Functions. A significant benefit of using Azure Functions to process our messages is the billing model. As an example, with our current approach, we use a Worker Role to listen to subscriptions to Azure Service Bus topics. These Worker Roles are...

Azure function not receiving json messages using Topic Service Bus Trigger

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While developing an Azure Function application, using this tutorial, I encountered a problem. Ultimately, using func new generated my function (the run.csx file) which looked like this: C# public static void Run(string mySbMsg, TraceWriter log) { log.Info($"C# ServiceBus topic trigger function processed message: {mySbMsg}"); } 1234 public static void Run(string mySbMsg, TraceWriter...

Windows Azure Pricing Announced

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Microsoft has finally released their pricing model for the forthcoming Windows Azure Windows Azure: Compute = $0.12 / hour Storage = $0.15 / GB stored / month Storage Transactions = $0.01 / 10K Bandwidth = $0.10 in / $0.15 out / GB SQL Azure: Web Edition – Up to 1 GB relational database = $9.99 Business Edition – Up to 10 GB relational database = $99.99 Bandwidth = $0.10 in / $0.15 out / GB .Net...