Heath Stewart

Principal Software Engineer, Azure SDK

Heath is an application architect and developer, looking to help educate others to learn professional development. Besides designing and developing applications he enjoys writing about intermediate and advanced topics. Heath also consults for deployment packages and scenarios within Microsoft and for external customers.

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Guidance for applications using the Key Vault libraries

Guidelines for applications to validate user-provided URIs for Azure Key Vault or Managed HSM to avoid a potential risk of leaking authentication information.

How to use CancellationTokens to cancel tasks in the Azure SDK for .NET

The ability to cancel long-running tasks is important to help keep applications responsive. Whether the network connection is slow or disconnects, or the user just wants to cancel a long task, using a [`CancellationToken`][CancellationToken] in .NET makes it easy to cancel those long tasks.