Connect 1:1 with Abhijit – Speed Mentoring Program

I am fortunate enough to be surrounded by several great mentors who guided me throughout my career and helped me to grow both professionally and personally. Over the decade, I also got the opportunity to mentor many students and working professionals and shape their jobs and growth. Over the years, many of you reached out to me over email, via my blog, and I helped most of you in all possible ways. I want to take this platform forward, expand the reach, and commit a dedicated time to have 1:1 connect to guide and help you. 

I Wish you a Happy New Year 2021

I wish you and your family a happy and prosperous New Year 2021. Time for a new beginning, new days, and a new year. I hope this is going to be an exceptional year for all of us. A new year brings new ideas, hopes, and the courage to overcome all the difficulties. We went through an odd time in 2020, and it has been quite a difficult one for all of us. However, it teaches us many things, safeguarding our health, supporting each other with kindness, bringing ideas to action, and never giving up attitude.

10 Years of Daily .NET Tips

Time flies! It feels like a few days back when I decided to have a very focused, niche, and single knowledge base of .NET Tips and Tricks and launch Daily .NET Tips. Today, Daily.NET Tips marks its 10th Anniversary!!! 27th Dec 2010, exactly ten years ago, Daily .NET Tips, was published, and till then, it serves over several million developers across the globe. Daily .NET Tips key focus has always been to write short and straightforward problem-solving posts that can improve developer productivity. It’s been ten years since starting the beautiful space that has become an integral part of my day to day learning. In case you are interested, read the Story behind starting the Daily .NET Tips

Merry Christmas

Wishing you all Merry Christmas! Thank You!

I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year in advance. This session is all about creating beautiful memories with friends and families. May your holiday be filled with cheer, warm memories, fun, and happiness.

This is the best time of the year to start with a new attitude for a new beginning. Take a pause, and reflect on the year of the journey. As always, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere “Thanks to all of YOU” – the visitors, readers, followers of my blog for your encouragement, feedback, and continuous support. 

Integrating Azure Communication Services with Power Automate: Building a real-time use case

Azure Communication Services (ACS) provides a managed platform and communication APIs to build real-time voice, video, SMS, and Chat functionality to your solution at scale. In the previous post – Azure Communication Services – Building an experimental messaging solution, we have learned how to leverage the Azure Portal to provide ACS and explore some of the features by building one simple messaging application. In this post, let us examine how we can leverage the existing Azure Communication Services (ACS) as a Microsoft Power Automate Connector to send SMS using a phone number. 

Azure Communication Services – Building an experimental messaging solution

Azure Communication Services (ACS) provides a managed platform and communication APIs to build real-time voice, video, SMS, and Chat functionality to your solution at scale. We can make our custom enterprise solution across any device or any platform. Azure Communication Services uses underlying reliable and secure infrastructure that powers by Microsoft Teams. So we don’t need to worry about the platform’s reliability and scalability while considering building a solution using ACS. When it comes to security and compliance, all the communications between ACS Platform and solutions are encrypted to meet privacy and compliance guidelines such as HIPAA and GDPR. Azure Communication Services also provides comprehensive supports of Developer’s SDKs and APIs for common platforms and languages, including Web, .NET, JavaScript, pythons, and devices like iOS and Android.  

Design a cost-effective solution using Azure Cosmos DB Consumption-Based model

Azure Cosmos DB is one of the most impressive platform service that is schema-agnostic, fully managed, globally distributed, and multi-model database. Azure Cosmos DB offers scale, low-latency, and high throughput with API’s support of SQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, and tables. It also provides global distribution, which means you can scale and distribute it across different Azure regions. While designing a solution for the cloud, one of the critical considerations is how to make it cost-effective. In this post, let us quickly examine what offers Azure Cosmos DB provides to build a cost-effective solution.

30 Days – 30 Azure Tips and Tricks from Daily .NET Tips- June 2020 Links

Daily .NET Tips is aiming to share valuable coding tips and tricks for Developers. This site exclusively intends for sharing Tips and Tricks, useful Code Snippet, new features, which developers use in their regular development work. In this post, I am quickly listing down all the tips shared over the month of june 2020.

10 Azure services that every .NET Developers, Consultant, and Architects should know and learn it well – Part II

Let’s continue with the previous post on 10 Azure services that every .NET Developers, Consultant, and Architects should know and learn it well. Let us quickly recap what we talked about in the previous post before we move forward. Speed and agility are the keys for any organization to succeed. Moving to cloud services is no more an option – It’s compulsory and a smart move.  Cloud Services provide lower cost, higher security, a global footprint, and increase productivity with powerful tools and frameworks. If you are working on Microsoft Platform, no matter what role you are performing – Development Engineer, Engineer in Test, Engineering Consultant, or Architect – understanding of fundamentals of cloud computing and usages are keys.

Video Blog – Customize Azure DevOps Projects Process Templates

Azure DevOps has everything you need to build your software product from envisioning to put in into end-users’ hands. ​ In this video, we will learn how to create an Azure DevOps Project, Understanding of Azure DevOps Process and How to customize the Process template to accommodate your business need. ​

10 Azure Cloud services that every Developers, Consultant, and Architects should Know and Learn it well

Speed and agility are the keys for any organization to succeed. Moving to cloud services is no more an option – It’s compulsory and a smart move. Cloud services bring speed and agility by enabling rapid pace in development, managing services, and deploy the application on a massive scale over a global network. Cloud Services provide lower cost, higher security, a global footprint, and increase productivity with powerful tools and frameworks. Microsoft Azure, the leading cloud platform provider, evolve in magnitude over the past few years and provides a wide range of services for almost every scenario you need for your business.

Exploring Azure DevOps APIs

Azure DevOps has everything you need to build your software product from envisioning to put in into end-users’ hands. The Azure-hosted DevOps services can enable your end to end product delivery with excellent traceability across the teams.  Azure DevOps provides you the ability to plan your project using agile tools, manage your source code using several code repositories, automate your build and release using highly scalable build and release pipeline, manage your test plan and automate your test case execution. All in all, an end to end traceability dashboard for Business users, developers, and other project team members.

Quick Microsoft Teams Tips for better and effective collaboration with your Team

Communication, clear-set of expectation, and collaboration are the key when the team is working remotely. Delivering business needs and every product milestone is the priority; however, we should not be overwhelmed with the communications. We must use the right tool in the right way and a proper communication medium for better and effective communication.

Rework – Change the way you work forever : My Thoughts

Over the past few years, I built healthy habits of reading more and more books. This year, to start with, I picked up – “Rework,” which was in my long pending list to pick up. “Rework,” authored by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, is an outstanding business book. For me, this book would be in the category of demystifying the myth of some of the old business models and how to run a focused and high performing team for a successful business.