TLDR: npm install can update your npm packages potentially destabilizing your build process by using untested dependency versions. Use npm ci instead!
If you’re like me you might have several node-based apps, nicely configured to be built and deployed using automatic build & release pipelines.
So one of the first things you’re probably doing in that build pipeline is installing all required dependencies from npm, with your process looking something like this:
Continue reading Stop using npm install in your CI/CD pipelines
In this post I will show you how to turn some dynamic data into a static website using a timer-triggered Azure Function (written in nodejs) & mustache with static website hosting for Azure Storage.
For this demo I’ll create a simple, personalized start page showing some headlines I grab from a WordPress site and also adding a few links I often use. There are certainly way more interesting and useful scenarios for this but it should help you get started with your own ideas.
Continue reading Building static websites with Azure Functions, mustache & Azure Storage
Currently I’m playing around with the new Static website hosting for Azure Storage feature which has recently been launched in public preview. This allows you to serve static web content (HTML, CSS, JS, images) directly from a dedicated blob directory inside Azure Storage without setting up any kind of web app or proxy function.
Continue reading Remember to set the Content Type when using Static website hosting for Azure Storage
We’re currently building an Angular 4 + Cordova app for Android and iOS. One big feature is the photo upload, which takes multiple images, displays a preview and uploads it to the server.
Continue reading CSS Background-Url Performance Issues (TIL)