Category: .NET

Michigan User Groups this month

Michigan user groups: watch out! I’ll be spending a solid week at in your state! I’ll be talking about the tech I’m most enthusiastic about, including: Couchbase Server, .NET, C#. If you’re anywhere in Michigan (lower peninsula, sorry Yoopers), you...

/ May 8, 2018

What OpenTracing Is and Why It’s Important

We have previously discussed why system observability is important in distributed systems and the challenges that it can help to overcome – if you missed it, you can see Matt Ingenthron’s introduction to the problem here. Next, we will discuss why...

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Geospatial Search With ASP.NET Core, Aurelia, Google Maps

Geospatial search is now fully supported in Couchbase Server 5.5. Check out the Couchbase Server 5.5 announcement, and download the developer build for free right now. In this post, I’m going to demonstrate the geospatial capabilities of Couchbase Full Text...

/ March 23, 2018
Azure Cloud

Alexa Skills with Azure Functions and Couchbase

Alexa Skills are the “apps” that you can build to run on Amazon devices like the Echo, Echo Dot, etc. In this blog post, you’ll learn how to build an Alexa skill using serverless Azure Functions and a Couchbase backend...

/ February 13, 2018

Announcing Couchbase Mobile 2.0 Beta

I am happy to announce that Couchbase Mobile 2.0 beta is now available for download here. Couchbase Mobile 2.0 Couchbase Mobile 2.0 is a ground breaking release with really exciting new features Improved Couchbase Lite Simplified API with built in...

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Chatbot on Azure and Couchbase for Viber

A chatbot can be a novel way to interact with users. After writing a post introducing the basics of serverless, and also writing a post on writing Azure Functions, I decided I would try to build something a little more...

/ December 8, 2017
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ASP.NET Core with Couchbase: Getting Started

ASP.NET Core is the newest development platform for Microsoft developers. If you are looking for information about plain old ASP.NET, check out ASP.NET with Couchbase: Getting Started. ASP.NET Core Tools to Get Started The following video will take you from...

/ November 30, 2017

ASP.NET with Couchbase: Getting Started

ASP.NET is the development platform that most Microsoft developers use. At the Couchbase Connect Silicon Valley 2017 conference, I spoke to some .NET developers in a workshop. I asked them what type of content they’d like to see me create...

/ November 27, 2017
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Fast Failover with Couchbase Server 5.0

Fast failover is one of the many improvements that come with the release of Couchbase Server 5.0 (now available for download). Failover is one of the important concepts to understand when it comes to distributed databases. The CAP theorem states...

/ October 30, 2017

Distributed session with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Distributed session is a way for you to store your session state outside of your ASP.NET Core application. Using Couchbase to store session state can help you when you need to scale your web site, especially if you don’t want...

/ September 20, 2017