Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Running and debugging Azure WebJobs locally on your development machine

Check out this article:

It shows you how to locally run and debug Azure WebJobs, which as it turns out is extremely handy because you can interact with all the Queues, Tables, Blobs etc as you normally would and get a full debugging environment.

Updating your Azure AD Application Manifest

We've recently found that as we develop more applications in Azure, we need to put safeguards on the deployment of the applications to ensure that they're configured correctly. Part of this means editing the application manifests to ensure that certain settings are always enforced on certain applications. Here's what Microsoft has to say about updating Application manifests.

Bottom line, if you want to automate anything to do with manifests, you'll have to write your own application to use the Azure Graph API libraries to retrieve the manifest / application settings and edit them.