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Azure MySQL as a Service is in Preview

On today’s Micrsoft Build conference, the Azure team revealed and released a new feature to the Azure Preview Portal. Now, Azure provides managed MySQL databases. Where can I find the new feature? To test the new MySQL service right now, just hit the Preview Portal, by adding the “preview” subdomain in front of the “normal” portal url. Then type...

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Xamarin Alliance Challenge Part 4 & 5

Today I finished the Xamarin Challenge part #4 and #5. In the rest of this post you can see what the two new challenges are about and how I completed them. In case you missed the first three parts or you are just curious what I am talking about here, take a look a few lines below, there you can...

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AX 2012: Open a Folder with X++

In this post I want to show you a quick and dirty way to open a folder via X++ in AX 2012. Open a Folder in AX 2012 I added the following code at a Button in the clicked method like this. All it takes to open a folder via X++, is the DocumentManagementHelper class and its static method...

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Taking part in the Xamarin Alliance Challenge 1-3

Last week I stumbled over the Xamarin Challenge in my Facebook timeline. A click later I was in the middle of a so called “coding challenge”, with three challenges ahead of me. If you didn’t took part in the challenge yet, no matter, you can start anytime. In this post I wanted to summarize my experiences when completing...

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Simple Threading in AX 2012

In this post I want to show, how easily you can utilize the Thread class in AX 2012. Simple Thread example First we want to setup a new class. Next we want to add two static methods, one “slow” method which will use a sleep to simulate a lengthy runtime and one “fast” method. The idea here is that...

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Add Azure CDN to your WordPress Site

Serving static files from a CDN (Content Delivery Network) has various benefits for a website. As your visitors loading your static files, like images, js and css from a different server then yours and often directly from their region, the load time can improve a lot. Your serves payload goes down as well. Setup a CDN on Azure Utilizing...

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Get the Client Name of your (Remote) Machine in AX2012

In this short post I want to highlight how you can get the name of the client which is connected to AX 2012, even if you run your session via a RDP connection. For this purpose I wrote a small Job, that outputs the client name in an Infolog. Code The first Info invokes the static global method...