Debugging a Node.js app on Azure Websites

Using and debugging a Node.js app on Azure is not the easiest thing to do since Node is fronted with IIS (IISNode). We ran across this nice article, How to debug a Node.js web app in Azure App Service, that helped out a ton, but I wanted to…

Viewing Application Event Logs on Azure

UPDATED with new location as of 9/1/2018 Every now and then, I need to view the application logs (think the Windows Event Viewer) on our Azure Web App. And every time, I spend about 15 minutes trying to find it in the "New" Azure Portal. Typically, I can't…

AngularJS promises and Jasmine tests

I was working on new component for work, an AngularJS service, that was promised based. Nothing really that special about it. It was using notifications from the deferred API in AngularJS's $q service to send simulated data that would be coming in async via other means. To simulate this, I…