Creating a Cloud Service (Extended Support) Deployment

Overview  Microsoft has announced that Cloud Services (classic) will be retired on 31 August 2024. Their recommendation is to move to a new deployment model based on ARM called Cloud Services (extended support).  While many things remain the same in the new deployment model, there is one notable and major difference – Cloud Service resources… Continue reading Creating a Cloud Service (Extended Support) Deployment

Using .editorconfig for Static Code Analysis (SCA) 

Most software applications are developed by a team instead of by one person which can result in different coding standards being applied. Even with just a single developer, over time, the standards this developer uses can change. This can make working with a code-base confusing because similar things are implemented differently throughout the codebase.  Static… Continue reading Using .editorconfig for Static Code Analysis (SCA) 

Failed to resolve forward links for Apple Developer Portal client

I recently got this error in Visual Studio for Mac when setting everything up for iOS development: Failed to synchronize xxx@xxx.xxx account with Apple Developer Portal. “Failed to resolve forward links for Apple Developer Portal client. Reason: Please check your internet connection or try again later.” After receiving it, I did the usual process of… Continue reading Failed to resolve forward links for Apple Developer Portal client

Fix Xamarin Android Issue – “Access to the path ‘adb.exe’ is denied.

I have seen this issue occur now and again with a Xamarin Android installation on Windows. It seems to occur after a Visual Studio update which also updates the Xamarin Android installation. Often, the SDK installation gets corrupted, and when trying to repair it, this error is raised. Usually, it’s possible to fix the issue… Continue reading Fix Xamarin Android Issue – “Access to the path ‘adb.exe’ is denied.