Contributing to a Hugo Theme - The Castanet and  Hugo Community Themes

Contributing to a Hugo Theme - The Castanet and Hugo Community Themes

During the 2020 Festive Break, I had a lot of time on my hands. I took 4 weeks of my Annual Leave, which meant I had the majority of December to personal time

Personal time / time off is great, but I also wanted to push myself and catch up on some pieces that were on my personal learning or …

Hugo Open Source

Published on Wed, Jan 6, 2021

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 3

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 3

Okay, part 3! At this point, I’m assuming that you have already familiarised yourself with part 1 and part 2 of the series. As a quick recap, part 1 focused on why we would consider using GPG Keys in general. Part 2 focused on how to generate GPG keys along with some recommended practices on …

Technology DevOps Git Security Authentication How To

Published on Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Using schema.org for SEO optimisation

Using schema.org for SEO optimisation

One of my recent tasks for Cloud with Chris was to investigate some additional areas for SEO improvements. If you’re unaware, SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization; a set of practices to improve your ranking in search engines such as Google, Bing and others when they crawl and index your …

SEO Development Web Development

Published on Mon, May 3, 2021

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Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 5 - Deploying an Azure API Management gateway to an Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes Cluster

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 5 - Deploying an Azure API Management gateway to an Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes Cluster

Setting up an Azure API Management Gateway on Azure Arc

In part 1 of this Using Azure Arc for Apps series, we explored Azure Arc and Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters. In this post, we’ll be exploring API Management on Azure Arc. At time of writing, this approach is in public preview, so …

Containers Developer Cloud Native Kubernetes Azure Azure Arc

Chris Reddington Fri, Jun 4, 2021

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 4 - Deploying Logic Apps into your App Services Kubernetes Environment

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 4 - Deploying Logic Apps into your App Services Kubernetes Environment

App Service Kubernetes Environment

In part 1 of this Using Azure Arc for Apps series, we explored Azure Arc and Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters. In part 2, we deployed an App Service Kubernetes Environment into our Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes cluster. In part 3, we deployed a Function App …

Containers Developer Cloud Native Kubernetes Azure Azure Arc

Chris Reddington Fri, Jun 4, 2021

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 3 - Deploying Azure Functions into an App Service Kubernetes Environment

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 3 - Deploying Azure Functions into an App Service Kubernetes Environment

App Service Kubernetes Environment

In part 1 of this Using Azure Arc for Apps series, we explored Azure Arc and Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters. In part 2, we deployed an App Service Kubernetes Environment into our Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes cluster. As you’ll likely be aware, both …

Containers Developer Cloud Native Kubernetes Azure Azure Arc

Chris Reddington Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 2 - Deploying App Services to Kubernetes

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 2 - Deploying App Services to Kubernetes

App Service Kubernetes Environment

In part 1 of this Using Azure Arc for Apps series, we explored Azure Arc and Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters. In this post, we’ll be exploring App Services on Azure Arc. More specifically, these application services run on an Azure Arc enabled …

Containers Developer Cloud Native Kubernetes Azure Azure Arc

Chris Reddington Tue, Jun 1, 2021

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 1 - Setting up an Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes Cluster

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 1 - Setting up an Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes Cluster

Cloud Native Applications that run anywhere

At Microsoft //Build 2021, Microsoft announced a series of updates relating to Cloud Native Applications anywhere. In summary, those updates refer to running Azure Services (such as App Services, Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Event Grid and API Management) …

Containers Developer Cloud Native Kubernetes Azure Azure Arc

Chris Reddington Tue, Jun 1, 2021

Securing App Service with Easy Auth behind a Public Application Gateway

Securing App Service with Easy Auth behind a Public Application Gateway

Setting some context

I recently encountered a scenario that I wanted to spend some time writing up. Imagine that you have a requirement to deploy a new web application to Microsoft Azure. However, there are some additional requirements -

  • The application must require Azure Active Directory …

Azure PaaS Developer

Chris Reddington Mon, May 31, 2021

My Microsoft //Build 2021 Highlights

My Microsoft //Build 2021 Highlights

If you follow the news around Microsoft, you’ve probably found it very hard to miss the fact that the Microsoft //Build conference happened this week. Microsoft //Build is their annual developer-focused conference, where they typically announce new features, updates and share their strategy as …

Blogging

Chris Reddington Fri, May 28, 2021

Making a GitHub Action with Docker and .NET Core

Making a GitHub Action with Docker and .NET Core

As you may have read previously, my site cloudwithchris.com is hosted using Azure Storage Static Websites. A common pattern when building static websites is to version control the assets and use Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery to deliver the rendered compiled website to Azure. …

GitHub Blogging DevOps

Chris Reddington Mon, May 24, 2021

Azure Static Web Apps are Generally Available

Azure Static Web Apps are Generally Available

Great news! Azure Static Web Apps are now Generally Available! Just to provide some reassurance, Static Web Apps are a concept that I’m fairly passionate about. You may have seen this blog post on why I think JAMStack and the cloud are a great combination. You may have seen one of my many …

Azure Static Content Static Web Apps

Chris Reddington Wed, May 19, 2021

Thank you! Cloud with Chris has reached 500 YouTube Subscribers

Thank you! Cloud with Chris has reached 500 YouTube Subscribers

I’m sat writing this blog post about 4 months after writing my 2021 kick off blog post. My aim for 2021 was to focus on one goal - contributing back into the technical community.

YouTube Community cloudwithchris.com

Chris Reddington Mon, May 17, 2021