In part 1 of this tutorial series we built a trading bot using an Azure Function. In this 2nd part we will create a simple mobile app to keep track of what our bot is doing. Since it’s still a robot we also want to control it a bit simply to prevent our robot overlords from taking over.
Want to get rich quickly? Want to earn money while you sleep? Even though it sounds amazing these are the kind of things you can achieve simply by building a cryptocurrency trading bot which you can host in Azure!
I recently started exploring the wonderful world of Azure Functions and while they are a great tool to move towards a cloud-based architecture I started to wonder… How should I be deploying Azure Functions using my existing VSTS setup?
Continue reading “Deploying Azure Functions using VSTS: a simple solution”
When creating a Xamarin Forms application there’s almost no getting around using a
ListView component at some point. When you have a lot of items to display you might even consider adding
ListView grouping. But how does that work?
When using Entity Framework (or any other ORM for that matter) you always have to be aware of the queries you send to the database. When using a feature like lazy loading it’s fairly easy to create an N+1 query problem which makes you send more queries to the database than you should. MiniProfiler could help you out in this situation. Continue reading “NuG(g)et: MiniProfiler”
Today we came across the issue that one of our customers’ IT specialists received a strange message while trying to install a new build of one of our apps. Continue reading “Uninstalling a stubborn Windows 8.1 app”
In my adventures in the Xamarin mobile world I particularly liked the fact how their Xamarin Studio IDE visually handles TODO comments. Basically, all it does is make the TODO part bold. I know that it’s a small thing to worry about, but I value the comments in my code and am a sucker for creating some more clarity within them. Continue reading “Improving your Visual Studio comments”
To honor the name of this blog I will also be writing posts about software development. The software developer that hasn’t turned to Google for some advice once in a while hasn’t been born yet. As a software developer you cannot know all the ins and outs of your trade. It might sound harsh but some people are probably smarter than you. Continue reading “Entity Framework performance tips”