Passwords in app settings

It’s bad practice to store passwords in Azure. Instead I want to include passwords in a secure format (a notation with dots). I found a post which gives me a clue. I will have to try it out. Post: Best practices for deploying passwords and other sensitive data to ASP.NET and Azure App Service. The following…

Retry in Logic Apps

For easy reference this information is taken from the Microsoft Azure site. Note: I added the retry policy to an http action, but I still saw the default retry behavior. The http action is contained in a child workflow. Maybe the child workflow get’s called multiple times because of the failure. Hard to trouleshoot why the…

Host WCF service in Azure

It’s possible to host a WCF service in Azure. First create a WCF service library for the service contract. I think it’ also possible to create a WCF Service Application since you wanna host the service in IIS. Then create a class library for the data contract. Finally add an ASP.Net Web Application. Use the…

SoapUI failed to add project

If you get an error when adding a new SOAP project in SoapUI, it’s best to try and open the wsdl in a browser first. That way you can see the errors related to the wsdl file. Don’t forget to set customErrors to Off in the web.config file. <system.web> <customErrors mode=”Off” /> </system.web> You can…

Test Soap Service via Postman

I found an interesting post on the Postman Blog, which was almost correct. For easy reference, I give the correct approach here: You can easily make any HTTP SOAP request using Postman by following these simple steps: 1. Give the SOAP endpoint (not necessarily the WSDL) as the URL. If you use a WCF service hosted on…

SvcUtil

I used SvcUtil to generate a service interface + data contracts from a WSDL using the following command: SvcUtil OpdrachtXOP.wsdl /l:cs /serializer:XmlSerializer /syncOnly Nothing special, the service contract and the datacontracts got generated. But, after I created a SOAP project in SoapUI, I saw a few very weird things: – The Order attribute in my…

Notepad++ Comparer plugin

Encountered an annoying issue that I couldn’t install the Comparer plugin in Notepad++ anymore. There’s a simple solution as explained in this post of DavidTan.org. I copied the steps for easy reference: 1. Goto notepad++ plugins donwload page at Sourceforge here 2. Select ComparePlugin from the plugins table and download ComparePluginx.x.x.unicode.zip. 3. Inside the downloaded zip file,…