The natural borders of Azure Cloud Queue: Taking the step to Service Bus

As stated in The natural border of azure cloud queue scalability we experienced pretty relevant issues with Cloud Queues. We believed we solved the issues, though. As a result of too heavy usage of exactly one Storage Account, we devided to split the traffic – which actually really had too much to do – to several …




What’s wrong with that: I am not that good in naming classes

Quite a while ago I was sitting together with another programmer to review the brand new sources. It was created as a prototype, a proof of concept. The original product has been rewritten for several reasons: The UI shall be completely redesigned The codebase had to be replaced due to bad maintainability and bad performance …




Embedding pdf into PowerPoint by usage of OpenXml

So what’s the fun part of mainly working into Azure when you not have to go back to really oldschool coding with OLE? Having worked with these old-fashioned OLE libraries means (again) being able to really worship working into brand-new Azure environment where pretty much everything is moreless clear. I currently write software for Books. …