Check if service bus topic/subscription/queue exists with SAS key not having Manage permission

Hi, Consider a scenario where you’ve developed an application health monitoring┬átype system which validates your application at application startup/periodically. Now as part of that if your application uses Azure service bus queues, topics, subscriptions, then it would be good to verify that they all exist before your application actually starts its work. So your initial […]

Cannot access a disposed object. ‘System.Net.Http.StringContent’ While having retry logic.

Hi, I faced this scenario today when I was trying to make an HttpPost call using a retry logic wherein I was getting an ObjectDisposedException while trying to retry for the first time. Exception Message: Cannot access a disposed object. Object name: ‘System.Net.Http.StringContent’ My calling code was something like this. var httpContent = GetHttpContent(); retryPolicy.ExecuteWithRetry(async […]

Resolving “Mapper not initialized. Call Initialize with appropriate configuration.”

Hi, In case you’re using AutoMapper to map entity objects; something like below line of code Mapper.Map<User, UserEntity>(user); and if you get the exception, “Mapper not initialized. Call Initialize with appropriate configuration.“, then it means, well, that you’ve not initialized AutoMapper and need to do so before mapping entities ­čÖé So in order to initialize […]

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 23,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 9 sold-out performances for that many […]