Software Engineer @ 4Dotnet

Blogging about Azure, .NET, Git and architecture.

Getting started with Azure OpenAI

AI is happening. How can you make sure your organization benefits from AI?

October 26, 2023 · 12 min · 2345 words · Mart de Graaf

Learn how to verify the biggest costs of your Log Analytics workspace

Many companies have a huge money bill for application logging. In this blog post, I will show you how to get in control of your Application Insights costs.

September 4, 2023 · 5 min · 895 words · Mart de Graaf

Golden Tips To Leave Companies Without A Nasty Smell

Leave no technical debt, clean up after yourself when leaving a company. The first impression is just as important as the last impression.

August 10, 2023 · (updated August 11, 2023) · 7 min · 1335 words · Mart de Graaf

Efficiently use Outlook Rules to Delete Azure DevOps Email Clutter

Are you also annoyed by the number of emails generated by Azure DevOps? Learn how I fixed email overdose using an Outlook rule.

June 1, 2023 · (updated August 10, 2023) · 2 min · 382 words · Mart de Graaf

Efficiently Git Clone All Repositories from Azure DevOps using PowerShell: A Step-by-Step Guide

Learn how to efficiently clone all Git repos in Azure DevOps with our comprehensive consulting guide. Streamline your development workflow today!

May 15, 2023 · (updated August 10, 2023) · 6 min · 1221 words · Mart de Graaf

Replacing Your Projects and Namespaces Using Bire

We all sometimes want to rename projects and or namespaces but VS makes it hard, why can’t we just take one command to replace all? We can with bire.

January 26, 2023 · (updated January 27, 2023) · 3 min · 435 words · Mart de Graaf

Beat your excuses and start blogging

How to start with your blog. The main focus should be content, starting and moving forward.

November 21, 2022 · (updated November 25, 2022) · 4 min · 754 words · Mart de Graaf

Eat that frog! - Book review by a developer

This year I read and listened to ‘Eat that frog!’ by Brian Tracy. I tried to apply these principles to my daily life. 💡 This article will be updated when I find new takeaways. Summary Eat that frog is a practical book on how to “get more of the important things done today”. It focuses on doing key tasks first and procrastinating the unimportant tasks. The author gives 21 principles for getting more things done faster:...

November 21, 2022 · 5 min · Mart de Graaf

Duplicate Logging Azure Application Insights

Save troubles and money fixing duplicate logging in your Azure Application Insights, and Log Analytics Workspace.

November 4, 2022 · (updated August 10, 2023) · 4 min · 704 words · Mart de Graaf

Add project properties for consuming apps to a NuGet package

This article explains how to add consuming project properties to a NuGet package. Those project properties will be used in the consuming apps.

October 19, 2022 · (updated November 25, 2022) · 2 min · 223 words · Mart de Graaf