At Unite.nl we prefer Angular as the frontend stack for the applications we develop and we use Azure as our cloud infrastructure. Over the last few months we’ve learned what it takes to properly host an Angular app in Azure.

In a few steps i’ll explain what we’ve done to…


Recently I created an WebJob to do some background processing for our company’s web app. It took me some time find out how to deploy the WebJob using Azure Devops (most documentation is about full framework WebJobs), so I’d like to share my deployment script with you.

  1. Add an Azure Powershell task to your build or release pipeline

2. Change the variables in the top of the script below to match your resource group / web app / webjob names.


Every developer knows the struggle of generating PDF files. Even though in the .NET world there are some pretty good packages to do this, it basically comes down to coding the PDF line by line. …


The last couple of weeks I’ve been playing around with Kubernetes (popular abbreviation: k8s). Kubernetes is the #1 container orchestration tool that helps you deploying and scaling containers.

It took me some time figuring out how to get my simple .NET Core MVC app running in Kubernetes on Azure. I…


If you’re interested in adding SSL / HTTPS to your Azure Web App you can buy a certificate within Azure, but if you use LetsEncrypt you can add SSL for free (downside: renew your certificate every 3 months)

I’ve seen scripts & websites automating these steps. I could not get…


Even though containers have been a popular way to ship applications for a couple of years it was only until recently I found the perfect problem to solve with a container.

A while ago I created the little web app ourmixtape.net that allows you to create a shared playlist based…


Cross post from the company blog where I posted this as a lesson learned from visiting NDC Oslo.

The last couple of years there has been a strong focus on microservices in about every architecture talk I’ve heard or seen. I believe every developer, project manager and business owner sees…


This a crosspost of the write-up I created after we (a small team of volunteers) migrated the website corsozundert.nl to Azure to prepare it for the yearly high traffic weekend. First posted here.

On the first sunday in september the small town of Zundert (The Netherlands) receives a lot of…

Marc Mathijssen

.NET developer living in The Netherlands. I write stories because it helps me sharing and remembering knowledge.

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