Debug an API App

Just because this knowledge faded away as well over the past few months. It’s very easy to debug a custom API App if you keep a few gotchas in mind. Here is a simple stepping plan. Publish your API App to Azure. See the previous post. Make sure you deploy the API App with the Debug…

Publish API App Azure SDK 2.9.5

I had to look up the new approach to publish an API App to Azure using the Azure SDK 2.9.5. I used this post on azure.microsoft.com. For sake of simplicity, I summarize the necessary steps. Right-click Api App project and select [Publish]. Click Microsoft Azure App Service. Select you subscription and click [New]. Check in the Change…

Azure DocumentDB

At the Azure Bootcamp session at Motion I learned about Azure DocumentDB. DocumentDB is a NoSQL database. It’s different from Azure storage tables, in that you don’t store name/value pairs, but JSON documents. After you create an Azure DocumentDB API App via the Azure Portal, you first add a database and then add collections to that…

API App Basics

Sometimes it’s good to go back to the very basics. I found a post that gave an excellent explanation of the fundamentals of API Apps. API Apps have the following features: 1.We can auto-generate the code needed for that API to be consumed by your apps 2.You can use your API Apps in Logic Apps…

API App SQLConnector

Information on the SQL Connector can be found at: Azure Website The SQL Connector can be used as a trigger or an action in a logic app and supports data in JSON and XML formats. First you will have to provision the SQLConnector, then you will be able to use it in a logic app…

Api App XML Transform

You can add multiple transforms to a single Api App Xml Transform. See the screen shot below. The maps you add to a transform API App are no BizTalk btm files or XSLT’s, they are so-called *.trfm files. Trfm files can be created when you have a box with Visual Studio 2012 and the BizTalk…

API App HTTP Listener

Acts as a trigger and listens for HTTP requests on a configured endpoint. When a call is received on the configured endpoint, it triggers a new instance of the flow and passes the data received in the request to the flow for processing. It can also be configured to automatically respond to the incoming request…