Arduino M0 Pro Debugging using the built-in EDBG Interface with Atmel Studio 7

Introduction The Adafruit Proper Debugging of ATSAMD21 Processors has a ton of detail on getting started with Atmel Studio 7 and the Arduino Zero with EDBG debug chip, so I suggest you read this article first. This article is and addendum to the Adafruit article with tips and tricks that go that focus on the…


Exam Preparation Guide: 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

For those of you preparing to take up the 70-534 exam in next few months, here is some news  – the exam was revised on 22 Nov 2016 and the official Exam Ref book though useful, now has a lot of outdated content. A quick look at Amazon suggests that this is book is being…


주간닷넷 2017년 5월 30일

금주의 패키지: Open XML SDK 이번 주에 소개해 드릴 패키지는 엑셀, 워드, 파워포인트 문서 작업에 활용할 수 있는 ‘Open XML SDK’ 오픈소스 라이브러리입니다. 워드 ,엑셀, 파워포인트 문서의 고성능 편집 및 작성이 가능하며 워드 문서를 HTML로 변환 혹은 XLSX 포멧으로 데이터를 추출할 수 있으며 다양한 형태의 문서 변경작업이 가능합니다. using (var doc = WordprocessingDocument.Open(strDoc, true)) {…


Losing 100 Pounds in 5 Months

I have a lot of friends who have been asking me what the hell did I do to lose so much weight so fast.  This post is to try to capture everything.  I didn’t do some fad diet, buy any pills, have any surgery, or spend any money except for my gym membership. I made…


Other Small Basic Systems

There are some other Small Basic programming language systems.  Today, I will introduce three Small Basic systems. Fun Basic Fun Basic is a Windows Store App written by Phil Trelford.  Fun Basic supports Function statement.  See more details here. SB IDE++ SB IDE++ is an another Small Basic environment written by gungan37.  This program can be…


vswhere version 2.0 released

One of the features of the new setup engine is to enable Visual Studio to be installed side-by-side with other minor releases, including minor upgrades and preview releases. After introducing the Visual Studio Preview channel a short while ago, some partners asked for the ability to filter out those Preview releases from vswhere.exe. Because this is…


Application Insights Planned Maintenance – 06/15 – Final Update

Final Update: Friday, 23 June 2017 22:05 UTCMaintenance has been completed on infrastructure for Application Insights Availability Web Test feature.Necessary updates were installed successfully on all nodes, supporting Availability Web Test feature. -Deepesh Planned Maintenance: 17:00 UTC, 20 June 2017 – 00:00 UTC, 24 June 2017 The Application Insights team will be performing planned maintenance on Availability Web…


Why are we still not unit testing?

Unit testing. At least unit testing. I thought this was a solved problem, people. Agile has come out of the shadows and dominated the techie buzzword machine for years now. Everyone is doing Scrum now, right? Well, OK, they’re usually doing “ScrumBut”. “We’re doing Scrum, but we’re not demoing our software to the customer.” Or, “We’re doing…


New Azure VPN Gateway SKU’s provide much higher bandwidth for hybrid workloads

Background:  Education customers, particularly Higher Education customers, tend to invest in Internet connectivity differently than the average company focused on making or selling widgets.  Commodity Internet connectivity investments are measured in multiple Gigabits/Sec of bandwidth for many of these customers.  A good number of my EDU customers are members of Internet2 (I2), a networking consortium…


Example Python Program Reading SQL Azure Blob Auditing Data

I recently had a case that a customer needed a way to read the blob auditing data from Linux. This was the quickest and easiest way I could think of. First install msodbcsql following the instructions here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/connect/odbc/linux-mac/installing-the-microsoft-odbc-driver-for-sql-server You will also need to install the pyodbc module.