Azure Signing Certificate
Sitefinity has added a security check named as the Signing Certificate. It is used to verify the issuer of the authentication token to enhance the safety of the site. But currently, the documentation is missing an important piece of configuration to allow this to work for Azure hosted sites.
Recently I came across (another) incorrect implementation of async code which has prompted me to write this post. Async methods are an encouraged code/design implementation but it is important to understand how it works and have some guidelines about using it. If you use it incorrectly, it will slow your application down rather than improving it.
Task Scheduler Pattern
Sitefinity comes with a background scheduler service which is really handy for peridoic processes. A design I have regular used is to actually create two tasks for every one job. Sound silly? Let me tell you what I do.
In this article I provide one solution for generating and sharing data across multiple nodes of a Sitefinity website.