Azure .NET Core Web App and Where to Locate Static Files

In Azure your web app is written to the “d:\home\site\wwwroot” folder, and if you deploy with Visual Studio and choose “Remove additional files at destination” anything not in your project will be removed from “d:\home\site\wwwroot”. The default Continuous Integration profile on Azure DevOps does not remove files in “d:\home\site\wwwroot” but overwrites, this can get you […]

Azure DevOps CI Pipeline Fails with .NET Core 2.2

I tried putting a test CI build from Azure DevOps (formally VSTS) to a test web site using NET Core 2.2 today, but it failed with “Packages failed to restore”. Further investigation revealed that it failed in the “_CheckForUnsupportedNETCoreVersion” step. It appears that if you are using .NET Core 2.2 as a target it will […]