Activate your free store account using DreamSpark

So I always get asked on the steps you need to follow in order to activate your store account from DreamSpark. but first what is: DreamSpark DreamSpark is a program targeting mainly students, with the aim of providing them with software that will help them in converting their ideas and dreams into reality through Visual…

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What’s new in VS2013 for Windows Phone Developers

It has always been great coding using Visual Studio, such a robust IDE that makes developer’s life much easier. Now with the new release of VS2013 makes your life much easier for so many reasons. Since, I am mostly concerned with windows phone development; I will be tackling the new features in VS2013 from this…

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Creating a LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) using tasksel on Windows Azure

Introduction I’ve covered in my previous post how to create a LAMP stack on Windows Azure using the BitNami provided image. In this post, I’ll alternatively create the lamp stack using Ubuntu’s tasksel, which gives me a more “traditional” barebones setup than the once enforced by the BitNami images. Let’s start Provision the machine Create…

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Creating a LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) from BitNami on Windows Azure

Introduction In the previous post, I’ve shown you how to create a WIMP stack (Windows, IIS, MySQL, PHP) on a Windows Azure virtual machine. In this post, we’ll be creating a more traditional LAMP server, but we won’t build things from scratch. I’ll be using the excellent image provided by BitNami which provides a complete…

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Creating a WIMP Stack (Windows Server, IIS, MySQL, PHP) on Windows Azure

Introduction In this post, I’ll take you through how you can create a WIMP stack (regardless of the name!) onto a Windows Azure VM really easy. I’m a guy who likes to configure things graphically, so although you can already create a LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on a Linux VM on Azure pretty…

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