Visual Studio, Docker & Azure Container Instances better together!

One of the features I love, love, love about Visual Studio 2017 is the support for Docker integration with ASP.NET Core allowing to design, build and containerize solutions and run on either Linux or Windows! Of course with that we also have the integration with Azure to push Docker images to Azure Container Registration and use them to…

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Posting updates to Teams from Flow

So it’s great to see OOTB support for Teams when creating a Flow process. As you can see, all you have to do is to select from the available options (In this case Post message): Now the key is to get the ID for the team you want to post to. Simply go to your…

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Azure Functions and Logic Apps better together!

Here at MTC we are all about showcasing Microsoft technologies by implementing them first for our internal use and later on share the lessons learned and the artifacts with our customers as part of our design sessions and also through our GitHub team. Back in last June as part of our Hack week I came…

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Azure DocumentDB and NightScout better together!

Ever since we started using NightScout more than two years ago I’ve always wanted to move to a more scalable option vs. the free sandbox offering from mlab as it was not making any sense not to use Azure and pay for paid version of mlab to avoid outages and performance issues. I heard from others…

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Accessing On-premises SharePoint data as easy as 1 2 3 with On-premises data gateway

One of common asks when designing and deploying hybrid SharePoint is to make on-premises data accessible on SPO and also multiple devices, thanks to goodness of Azure Logic Apps and On-premises gateway and seamless integration with Power Apps and Flow doing that is as easy as 1 2 3! In the past this required a…

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Azure Logic Apps, Azure SQL, Azure Mobile App and Loop (iOS) Better Together!

It’s been a long time since my last post! A lot has happened with us since, including Sam switching to Nate’s awesome Loop app based on his Loopkit toolkit and our favorite RileyLink board courtesy of Pete couple of months ago! While this was a great change for Sam (Less devices to carry and easier UI…

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Azure Logic Apps, Azure SQL and OpenAPS Better Together!

  For the past couple of months I’ve had the pleasure to work and collaborate with OpenAPS.org founders (Dana Lewis and Scott Leibrand) and genius behind OpenAPS toolset Ben West and other folks involved to develop and implement  our own artificial pancreas for my son Sam based on Scott’s reference architecture and their years of…

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Leveraging Azure Mobile Services and Twilio for NightScout real time push notification and SMS messages

  In this blog post I am going through steps to configure and enable real time push notification for NightScout Windows Phone 10 app and also sending SMS messages to other subscribers on other smartphone platforms like iOS. First, I created an Azure Mobile Services project in Visual Studio 2015 preview and added required packages…

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Magic of Cloud, Azure and Open Source, Introducing Nightscout Project!

Ever since our son was diagnosed with #T1D back in August our lives have changed forever, but despite the challenges a lot of positive support from family, friends (New and old) and of course Technology has blessed each of us specially Sam! This blog post is our token of appreciation to all involved to make…

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Connecting to OneDrive For Business on-premises using iPad ODFB app!

  As announced earlier on Office Blog we do now support connecting to on-premises ODFB using iPad app (starting with v 1.2.1 and above), per above blog post as this point we support FBA or NTLM to authenticate and authorize users to get access to their files and resources hosted on on-premises SharePoint 2013. As…

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