Category Archives: Programming

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How to find out the latest ARM api version for given resource type?

If you’d like to find this out, for instance, for Service Fabric applications, then use this query: ((Get-AzureRmResourceProvider -ProviderNamespace Microsoft.ServiceFabric).ResourceTypes | where { $_.ResourceTypeName -eq “clusters/applications” }).ApiVersions which would yield this result: 2017-07-01-preview2016-09-012016-03-01 what means that you now can go … Continue reading

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Git aliases to combine fetch in the background and checkout/merge/rebase

I decided to write down few useful Git aliases I’m using every day. Or how it looks in config: Updated version of checkout which deletes current branch after switching to master:

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HeartbeatActorServiceType is invalid and cannot be registered. Only ServiceTypes specified in the ServiceManifest can register.

If you try to register an actor within a Service Fabric service like this: but getting the following exception: System.Fabric.FabricException: ‘Invalid Service Type’ Inner Exception: COMException: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80071C21 then in Event Log (Applications and Services Logs -> Microsoft-Service-Fabric … Continue reading

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Service Fabric and Dependency Injection, part 3: Unit testing

This is a series of blog posts: Part 1: Stateful service Part 2: Stateless service Part 3: Unit testing Unit testing of the final construct we’ve got in previous two parts would be challenging due to a number of reasons: … Continue reading

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Service Fabric and Dependency Injection, part 2: Stateless Service

This is a series of blog posts: Part 1: Stateful service Part 2: Stateless service Part 3: Unit testing Last time we instantiated a stateful service from a DI container, it was elegant and relatively easy.¬†What I can’t say about … Continue reading

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Service Fabric and Dependency Injection, part 1: Stateful Service

This is a series of blog posts: Part 1: Statefull service Part 2: Stateless service Part 3: Unit testing The template of a Service Fabric application that is shipped with Visual Studio instantiates all services explicitly. Like and any other … Continue reading

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How to deploy Service Fabric application using ARM template and PowerShell, part 2: ARM

This is a series of blog posts: Part 1: PowerShell Part 2: ARM To publish an ARM template using whichever mechanism you’d like, first you need the actual ARM template. Here’s an example of an application consisting of one stateless … Continue reading

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How to package Service Fabric application into SFPKG in .NET Core using MSBuild task

This task wouldn’t require much efforts but: Service Fabric doesn’t support packaging its “package” (which is not a real package but just a directory) into .sfpkg out-of-the-box. Only suggests to use ZipFile.CreateFromDirectory. MSBuildTasks doesn’t support .NET Core so we can’t … Continue reading

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How to deploy Service Fabric application using ARM template and PowerShell, part 1: PowerShell

This is a series of blog posts: Part 1: PowerShell Part 2: ARM Prerequisites: You have your cluster up and running. How to achieve that is outside of the scope of this series Cluster has all necessary certificates deployed (such … Continue reading

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How to remove ARM resources for Service Fabric application and service using PowerShell

First you need to remove the resource corresponding to the application itself: And then the resource corresponding to the service:

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