OData Azure Search DateTime Format

Working with Azure Search and building filter string in OData, needing to feed current date and time, you can do;

string filter = “filterfield ge ” + DateTime.Now.ToString(“yyyy-MM-dd’T’HH:mm:ss-00:00”); ;

Reference: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn798921.aspx


Agile Project

Agile project management is about

  • continuous improvement
  • scope flexibility
  • team input
  • delivering products

which are all great things when it comes to developing web services in team.  If you want to run a well managed project, read http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/agile-project-management-for-dummies-cheat-sheet.html and follow.

On the other side of agile there is a waterfall style development.  These two models have pros and cons.  Please read, http://www.base36.com/2012/12/agile-waterfall-methodologies-a-side-by-side-comparison/.