Azure Bicep validation in a pull request with Azure DevOps

In this blog I am going to write about how you can automatically validate Bicep template changes inside a pull request in Azure DevOps. This validation step can help identify errors written in a template or parameter file. These errors can be syntactical or input-based errors. The techniques used in this blog are: Azure CLI, … Continue reading Azure Bicep validation in a pull request with Azure DevOps

Reference Key Vault secrets using Azure Bicep

Security plays a big role in IT. When you write almost everything as code, you know it is a no-go to write passwords, personal access tokens or other secrets hard-coded and commit these in your source control. To avoid a check-in of secrets in your source control, you can use Azure Key Vault to "host" … Continue reading Reference Key Vault secrets using Azure Bicep

Azure DevOps – Service Connection Authentication Scheme

Last week I was working on an extension for a customer. I had to build it from the ground up but ran into some issues regarding service connections while using the documentation of Microsoft. My goal was to create an extension with a token-based service connection. I have never created an extension that required a … Continue reading Azure DevOps – Service Connection Authentication Scheme