Azure Function Dependency Injection with AutoFac: Autofac on Functions

Autofac on Azure Functions. Azure still keeps evoling a lot. The next new and hot thing is Azure Functions. What makes Azure Function attractive? In the past six months I did have a look onto Azure Functions more often, but was on one hand pretty busy with a move to a …




GetDependsOnNetStandard task failed unexpectedly – Nuget Package Manager Visual Studio 2017 Magic.

Yesterday I got a message from a collegue of mine that building a solution with Visual Studio failed ungracefully. He directly got the sources from git freshly, there was no interaction by him. I checked my last commits and couldn’t see anything that was wrong. So I just got all the sources …




Bad Image Exception on Azure Service Fabric Unit Tests

I just experienced this System.BadImageFormatException. Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Fabric, Version=5.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format. The unit test shall test a Azure Service Bus connection. Yes, sure it is a unit test and the …




Coding principles: These assembly/ folder structures… suck.

We need to move people from time to  time between products. It can be tough when you move from SSIS/ Sql/ SAP stuff to job-based Excel automation. How can we make a hard task easy? The very first things that developer see are the assemblies and the folder structures. Let me first …