Hi, I'm Martin Kearn

I'm a software engineering lead at Microsoft.

This is my blog site with articles dating back to 2005.

I am based in Worcester, UK.

10 Sep 2021


Pulumi is an Infrastructure-as-code platform that facilitates deployment of cloud resource and application using standard coding languages such as c# or TypeScript. I used Pulumi to deploy a .net 6 Blazor app and Azure Function to Azure App Service; this is what I learnt.

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08 Sep 2021


How to use Durable Functions to call external systems with retry and timeout loops, including waiting for the external system to call back and rehydrate the function.

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01 Apr 2021


There is a new version of Azure Logic App in preview. I spent a few days playing around with it in April 2021 to see what was new. This article summarises what I learnt and the highlights from my perspective. This is a point-in-time introduction to a preview technology.

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08 Mar 2021


There are many scenarios where and AI-based enrichment pipeline is applicable; anywhere when you need to enrich data with insight from AI services. Azure offers three main ways to do this, Logic Apps, Cognitive Search and Durable Functions. This articles compares and contrasts these platforms to help you decide which one suits your requirements

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01 Mar 2021


This articles talks through a sample script for integration testing Azure Logic Apps with Pester and PowerShell

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