Pipeline overloading the poor $edgeAgent

Azure IoT Edge order of deployment operations

This article tries to bridge a gap in Microsoft’s documentation for Azure IoT Edge deployment model. Namely – all different ways to deploy modules or module configurations to your Azure IoT Edge devices, and which takes precedence over which. Problem The documentation for Azure IoT Edge is surprisingly immature. As you go about your first projects, you will run into all kinds of gaps. One of the things I ran into that definitely required some clarification was which deployment takes priority when you deploy your…Continue reading Azure IoT Edge order of deployment operations

Azure DevOps - Always Be Shipping!

How to configure Azure IoT Edge deployments in Azure DevOps pipeline?

So some time ago, I needed to configure my first Azure DevOps pipeline for an Azure IoT Edge project. I needed to figure out which tasks to use, how to handle variables – all that good stuff. And let’s call it a learning experience. Pro tip: AzureIoTEdge -task is not the way to go :) This article has actually been more than a year in the making, but as usual, it takes me a while to get around to polish things into a publishable form.…Continue reading How to configure Azure IoT Edge deployments in Azure DevOps pipeline?

SOLVE ALL THE ERRORS!

How to fix “This file does not have an app associated with it for performing this action” in Windows 10/11 ?

Another fun Windows -related debugging article! This time, I had to dive in to find a fix to an error along the lines of “This file does not have an app associated with it for performing this action.” constantly popping up on my Windows 10 workstation. While I had this error constantly popping up, the same fixes should apply to the situation when the error only comes up when you’re actually trying to open a file. Problem The error looks somewhat like below: This file…Continue reading How to fix “This file does not have an app associated with it for performing this action” in Windows 10/11 ?

Visual Studio logo

How to fix Visual Studio throwing a “This syntax requires an imported helper named ‘__spreadArray’ which does not exist in ‘tslib’. Consider upgrading your version of ‘tslib’.

So this one is something that I keep running into. Visual Studio just throws an error for a missing helper __spreadArray in a library you didn’t even know you installed, and you’re not sure if it should – or even can – be updated. I guess Visual Studio just refuses to give me a break :) But like with so many different issues, there are multiple fixes available! Problem So when trying to build your solution or start debugging in Visual Studio, you run into…Continue reading How to fix Visual Studio throwing a “This syntax requires an imported helper named ‘__spreadArray’ which does not exist in ‘tslib’. Consider upgrading your version of ‘tslib’.