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Spring Cloud Config Server For Local Development

Brad Jolicoeur - 07/16/2019
Managing secrets on your development machine can be a challenge. This is evident in the high number of secrets that are regularly found publicly available in GitHub. I recently found that Spring Cloud Config Server running in Docker on my workstation has made managing those secrets without including them in my source control alongside the code a little easier.
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Azure DevOps Private Nuget Feed with Docker Build

Brad Jolicoeur - 01/02/2019
I recently had to add a private NuGet package feed to my Azure DevOps build pipeline that creates a Docker container. It looks like a lot of folks are struggling to do the same thing so I put some notes together on how I was able to get it to work without adding secrets to my source control.
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Docker Container Build Using Azure DevOps

Brad Jolicoeur - 09/26/2018
I have been working on expanding my knowledge on Docker Containers and wanted to understand how I could automate the build and deploy process of my website using VSTS which Microsoft recently rebranded as Azure DevOps. In this article I review the steps I took to create an automated build for my website.
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Creating a Website using AWS Lightsail and Docker

Brad Jolicoeur - 09/17/2018
I've been thinking of creating a personal professional website for some time now. I was looking for a place to publish blog articles, my resume, slide decks and project portfolio. As always I was also looking for an opportunity to get exposure to some technology I have not had an opportunity to utilize in my day job.
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