ElioStruyf GitHub Star | M365 Development, Developer Technologies MVP | Google Developer Expert Azure | Microsoft 365 | Visual Studio Code

Along with acting as VP of BIWUG (Belgian Information Worker User Group), Elio is an independent contractor for his own consulting company, Struyf Consulting.

#DevHack: Running a background service on GitHub Actions

Running background services on GitHub Actions can be helpful when you want to run some tests. For instance, start up the local server before running the tests. In my case, I was testing out Dev Proxy on GitHub Actions to see if I could use it in combination with Playwright to provide my mocks for my tests.

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#DevHack: Using the synchronous Azure translation API in Node.js

The Azure AI Translator service has a new synchronous API in preview. The nice thing about this API is that it does not require any Azure Storage account to be set up to which you typically need to upload the files to be translated. Instead, you can just send the document to be translated directly to the API and you will get the translated document back.

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Locally verifying GitHub Actions Job Summaries

GitHub Actions Job Summaries are a great way to provide more information on your job’s output. This summary is shown in the Actions tab of your repository. Show image GitHub Actions reporter for Playwright with details markup info You can read more about it on Supercharging GitHub Actions with Job Summaries In this post, I’ll explain how you can locally develop and test your GitHub Actions Job Summary outputs using the @actions/core dependency.

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Using CLI for Microsoft 365 in TypeScript Azure Functions

The CLI for Microsoft 365 allows you to manage your Microsoft 365 tenant settings and data. It provides a powerful and flexible way to automate tasks for Microsoft 365, and lately, I have been using it in my Azure Functions to automate a couple of tasks. In this article, I will show you how to use the CLI for Microsoft 365 in TypeScript Azure Functions by explaining the following:

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Adding a support link for your Visual Studio Code extension on the marketplace

While preparing a new release for Front Matter CMS, I noticed an API call to GitHub failing from the Visual Studio Code marketplace. While looking into it, it requested a SUPPORT.md file in the repository’s root. Show image VSCode Marketplace - Call for the SUPPORT.md file The VSCode Marketplace uses the following API format: https://api.

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Running .NET Azure Functions on macOS and Visual Studio Code

TypeScript is typically my go-to language for building any solution, but sometimes, you must use what is best for the job. In my current project, I am using .NET Core to build Azure Functions, and I had to get myself familiar with using .Net Core and Azure Functions on macOS.

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