Automating Code Style Guides

This is some C# I've written for querying a record from Entity Framework Core. entity = await context.Entities.Include(e => e.SubEntities) .ThenInclude(s => s.SubSubEntity) .AsNoTrackingWithIdentityResolution() .FirstOrDefaultAsync(e => e.Id == id); Here's that same code again. entity = await context .Entities .Include( e => e.SubEntities

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Explain it to me... Branding

Branding is often misunderstood to refer to only aesthetic components—pretty colors and pictures. It’s a common mistake to consider it a secondary priority or a nice-to-have. As a result, companies frequently invest in building a brand too late and miss opportunities to acquire loyal customers or to impress investors. Why do I care? If you are... A Startup If you are entering a m

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What Can Experience Design Do for You? Maybe More than You Think

Our Experience Design team has been working with clients to turn out stellar experiences in websites, web apps, and mobile apps for over a decade now.  We have been listening to clients and users, collaborating and consulting, and turning out highly usable and beautiful products, marketing sites and materials the whole way.  Beautiful branding, easy and catchy user interfaces, and disc

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Live Updates from SQL Server to Your Browser with Service Brokers and SignalR

Getting up-to-date data from SQL into your browser window is usually an active process. Let's say you have a simple web application that retreives data from a database. You tell your browser to fetch a page, it contacts the web server with your request, which pulls the data from a database, and then the whole process reverses all the way back up the chain until you get a webpage in your browser. W

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Explain it to me... SNOWFLAKE

Snowflake is an exciting new option for companies to increase efficiency and cut computing costs. Why do I care? If you are... Business Manager On-demand storage and compute resources based on need and budget. Seamless and secure data sharing with your customers. IT Staff Simple to use and reduces overhead management for database resources and users. Marketing Team Better retur

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Explain it to me... MICROSOFT MESH

Microsoft Mesh has the capability of changing the way companies and teams conduct business. Could this be the future of remote working? Why do I care? If you are... Business Manager Enhance virtual meetings, conduct virtual design sessions, help others remotely, and host immersive virtual meet-ups to boost productivity. Designers Enhance 3D design reviews by enabling users to join from any

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Querying with JMESPath query string in the Azure CLI

The Azure command-line interface (Azure CLI) is a set of commands used to create and manage Azure resources. Inevitably I end up querying my Azure resources via the CLI more often then I do anything else. At Cloud Construct, we manage between 25-50 subscriptions. As you can imagine trying to remember the names of every specific resource is a non-starter so navigating the CLI to view spec

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Explain it to me... BLAZOR

Blazor is helping increase company and workforce efficiency, could it help you? Why do I care? If you are... Business Manager Efficiency improvements and getting more productivity from your team. IT Staff Team resources can focus on work and projects instead of learning various JS frameworks and tools. Finance Team Reduction of hours needed to complete projects and need for hiring specia

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Last Year is Over, and 2021 Fits Much Better Already

Whether you are a long-established organization or a recent small business, last year had its challenges. Many people made the change to working remote for the first time, and longtime remote workers continue to navigate fluid and evolving challenges in their at-home spaces. Through it all, Cloud has stayed focused, stayed connected (virtually), worked to put out some great projects and important

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Employee Spotlight: Mustan Shafiq Bibi, Software Engineer

At Cloud Construct, we are a talented and fun-loving group. Though we all work remotely from our homes each day, we still maintain a high level of camaraderie through daily conversations, virtual happy hours, and work together days (when safe to do so).  Get to know software engineer, Mustansar Shafiq Bibi! Mustan started at Cloud in December 2020.  We are excited for you to learn more

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