Jan 102017
 
 January 10, 2017  Posted by at 8:48 am Tip of the Day, Uncategorized Comments Off on Last weeks Tip of the Day 2
Last weeks Tip of the Day 2

Hire Mac build agents for ios development on Windows If you arent so keen on a Mac (and using Visual Studio for Mac) but do ios development then you can hire build agents over at MacinCloud for VSTS. I’ve frequently also hired Mac’s there as I don’t have a Mac myself but still do osx […]

Feb 122015
 
Cross platform development with Apache Cordova for VS2013 – a hello world using the camera

Recently I’ve been doing some research for a customer at work in regards to the best tools and platforms to use and target. One of the things I hadn’t tried yet was cross platform development using Apache Cordova for Visual Studio 2013 CTP3. I have used eclipse and Cordova, but the environment is not familiar […]

Sep 302014
 
Video: Get Started With Optical Character Recognition with the OCR Library for Windows Runtime

A few weeks ago the OCR library for Windows Runtime was released, and I was beyond excited. While I tried it out and made a nifty little app (should be in the Store soon) I realized that this stuff is so awesome it has to be shared! Here is a very little and quick introduction […]

Sep 222014
 
 September 22, 2014  Posted by at 9:51 am DIY, Random, Uncategorized Tagged with:  5 Responses »
Lenovo W540 fixes: FN & Ctrl key, black screen after sleep, missing drivers, slow boot and missing boot manager

As you probably know I have a Lenovo and as with all computers you collect some fixes to some reoccurring problems- some frequent some rare. Here as some that that I experienced lately, all after doing a fresh install and many related me not properly installing drivers. You might find some more answers in the […]

Jul 142014
 
 July 14, 2014  Posted by at 11:02 am Azure, Uncategorized No Responses »
Setting up Azure alert rules

Continuing on the previous blog post that covered how to set up billing alerts (to avoid some not so fun situations with Azure that I’ll tell you more about as soon as I’m done talking with support) here is a post on setting up a simple alert rule. It’s beyond easy to setup, all you […]

May 092014
 
 May 9, 2014  Posted by at 10:27 am Not So Stupid Questions, Podcast, Uncategorized 4 Responses »
(Video/audio) Stupid Questions 274-277: What is event sourcing, aggregate roots and event bus?

I’m back with the (not so) stupid questions, and this time with friends and strangers keen in sharing what they know! If you aren’t familiar with my Stupid Question on the day series it’s a blog post series I started after getting so frustrated with being told my question were stupid and not getting answers. […]

Apr 302014
 
 April 30, 2014  Posted by at 3:33 pm C# & F#, Uncategorized, Windows, WPF Tagged with:  No Responses »
Windows Desktop Development Platform Advancements: Notes BUILD 2014

Got in an another hour of cardio today watching this session, here are the notes. Enjoy! Session: Windows Desktop Development Platform Advancements Before you read on, make sure you check out this repo by Paul betts (thank you for telling me about this Paul!). This simplifies handling per monitor DPI in WPF(one of the the main topics […]

Mar 082014
 
 March 8, 2014  Posted by at 5:13 pm DIY, Uncategorized 53 Responses »
Making your own (DIY) FitBit One charger

Disclaimer I’m not an electrician, have no formal education whatsoever, and if you try this you and nobody else is responsible for whatever happens. This was created in a moment of despair 😉 I lost the charger to my FitBit One. Surprise. Also, I lost the Bluetooth device, but I never log in anyway. The […]

Jan 072014
 
 January 7, 2014  Posted by at 2:57 pm Not So Stupid Questions, Uncategorized 1 Response »
10 questions on MOOC and tech classes answered (Stupid question 264-274)

I’ve tweeted and mentioned a few times before that I watch/do MOOC classes next to work. Between work projects at Evry we are encouraged to sharpen our skills or expand our knowledge area with for example MOOC. Let’s take a deeper look at MOOC classes, and some questions concerning them. What are MOOC classes? MOOC […]

Oct 082013
 
 October 8, 2013  Posted by at 8:06 am Dev Environment, Dev Ops, Uncategorized 5 Responses »
Setting up a Continuous Integration and Deployment environment with Windows server 2012RC, TeamCity, GitHub, Azure websites, ASP MVC and MSTest for the absolute beginner

This weekend I set up an environment for Continuous Integration and Deployment with Windows server 2012RC, TeamCity, GitHub, Azure websites and ASP MVC and MSTest. This was my first time and I was struck by the lack of beginner tutorials. I was unable to find an end-to-end tutorial that an absolute beginner could follow. We […]

Oct 022013
 
 October 2, 2013  Posted by at 1:40 am Dev Environment, Life of Iris, Uncategorized 4 Responses »
Visual Studio error: CleanWPPAllFilesInSingleFolder evaluates to "" instead of a boolean

Had this fine problem today, here is how I was able to solve it. Of course this seems to be more of a ‘fix’ than a permanent solution, but maybe I can help a few more devs 🙂 I’m currently using VS2013 Preview (updating to RTM next week), but this error exists in VS2012 as […]

Aug 222013
 
 August 22, 2013  Posted by at 1:24 am Dev Environment, Uncategorized 2 Responses »
Thankk you - no thank you! Visual Studio Spell Checker

There is nothing more frustrating than recording a course for one hour, and then a week later during editing noticing a spelling mistake. Looks like I found a very handy Visual Studio extension, a spell checker! Check out Visual Studio Spell Checker 🙂 Download directly from the link above, or by using Visual Studio. Restart […]