Archive for May 2021

#DevHack: Get the shared file info with Microsoft Graph

May 31, 2021

When you copy and share links from files, it creates a URL from which you cannot determine which file it is. For Squarl, I wanted to find out which file was behind a shared link to show the information about the file. First of all, the shared links look like this:

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Let us go back to the basics. Why I started building Squarl.

May 27, 2021

Pen and paper, that is all that we needed years ago to start send messages or information from one person to another. This way of communication is still available, as it is effective. People like to go to their mailbox to see if some envelopes are waiting to be opened. At least, that is when we are not expecting bills.

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Deploy your Azure Functions as a package from GitHub Actions

May 3, 2021

For Squarl, I started to implement a couple of improvements for the back-end running on Azure Functions. I created these functions with TypeScript. In the past, I used webpack and later Azure Funcpack to bundle my functions to one file per function. That way, the host does not have to do all those read actions for retrieving the dependencies.

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