In this episode you'll get an overview of how this project took advantage of the cloud with Microsoft Azure and was built using ASP.NET 5. We'll explore the details of how Azure was used in the applications architecture, and then jump into the details of the web site itself including discussions around Entity Framework 7, web site optimization, responsive UX design and much more.
We'll end the episode with a tour of the web site we made over the 3-day event, with all source code available now on GitHub: https://github.com/htbox/
This was a fun one! I spent some time with Jimmy Bogard on his tremendously successful open source project called AutoMapper. If you have not heard of it then you have no doubt, like me, wasted precious keystrokes on manually converting from one object type to another by mapping properties in code. AutoMapper helps eliminate the need for that completely and goes a step further by even making queries to a database more compact and concise.
He also spends some time talking about what makes for great open source projects - oddly enough its not what I thought he would say.
In this session you will learn how to get more value from your Service Manager platform by using a little "magic" with PowerShell and SMA. Service Manager is a rich, extensible platform that can be customized to adapt to your organization's IT service management needs; however, creating even the simplest customizations can be a lot of work, so much so that many companies feel that they cannot do it themselves. Fortunately, there have been many technology improvements in the Microsoft stack that haven't fully been realized in Service Manager yet that can help! Windows PowerShell, Windows PowerShell Workflow, and Service Management Automation (SMA) are three technologies that can help remove a lot of the tedious work that is usually required when working with SCSM extensions. Come to this session to discover how you can leverage these technologies together to get more value from your Service Manager deployments today!