ASP.NET on OpenShift: Getting started in ASP.NET

ASP.NET on OpenShift: Getting started in ASP.NET

In parts 1 & 2 of this tutorial, I’ll be going over getting started quickly by using templates in Visual Studio Community 2015. This means that it’ll be for Windows in this part. However, I’ll go more in-depth with doing everything without templates in Visual Studio Code in a following tutorial, which will be applicable to Linux or Mac as well as Windows. If you’re not using Windows, you can still follow along in parts 1 & 2 to get a general idea of how to create a REST endpoint in .NET Core.

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Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

The key to a good development environment almost always comes down to how long it takes for changes you make to take effect. With any compiled language, there is often a lot of setup work involved to optimize deployment speed. Thankfully, one of the promises of containers is it allows for patterns to be standardized and repackaged as reusable images that do a lot of the heavy lifting for you.

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Announcing Easy Interactive OpenShift Tutorials for Developers

Announcing Easy Interactive OpenShift Tutorials for Developers

The OpenShift Developer Evangelist team is happy to release the first iteration of our work with Katacoda – interactive OpenShift tutorials! The idea with these tutorials is that you get your own individual OpenShift environment with instructions right next to it. You can work through the instructions at your own pace but you are using a fully-functioning OpenShift environment with working URLs and all.

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Part 1: From App to OpenShift (Runtimes and Templates)

Part 1: From App to OpenShift (Runtimes and Templates)

This is Part 1 of a 2 part series of blogs that will help you bringing your applications into OpenShift.

OpenShift 3 allows you to deploy your application to the cloud and the great thing is it doesn’t matter if your cloud is public, private, or even hybrid. Typically, the PaaS platform (OpenShift in this case) will provide a set of predefined runtimes that a developer can use to deploy an application on top of. This developer does not need to worry about the infrastructure, the runtime setup, or the configuration, he/she would just need to focus on their application, and what runtime to use. The PaaS platform will take care of sewing it all together and running it.

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OpenShift 3 Tab Completion for Windows

OpenShift 3 Tab Completion for Windows

Greetings fellow Microsoft Windows users and developers! If you are not aware, I recently made the switch from OS X to Microsoft Windows and promised to blog about my journey along the way, especially if I found new and exciting tools that I feel will help the OpenShift developer population as a whole. One of the readers was kind enough to post a comment suggesting that I try out the Babun shell. I am happy to report that I not only tried it out, but I integrated it with ConEmu to create what I think is a top-notch shell for working with OpenShift and git based projects. In this post, I will explain how I got everything working.

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Binary Deployments with OpenShift 3

Binary Deployments with OpenShift 3

Some OpenShift users want to build their application outside of OpenShift, perhaps using a build management tool that they already use, and use the resultant .war file to deploy into OpenShift. We used to call this binary deployment in OpenShift v2 and I am using the same name here. This article discusses the approaches for binary deployment of the application .war files that are built outside of OpenShift into the OpenShift 3 environment.

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