The number 400

400th article Benjamin Perkins
400th article Benjamin Perkins

What is significant about the number 400? 400 is 20² 400 is divisible by: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 200, 400 400 equals 2⁴ * 5² or ( 2*2*2*2*5*5) 400 is a self-number which are generated by this formula:  You can write 400 like this: four hundred,…

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ASP.NET 5 renamed to ASP.NET Core 1.0

ASP.NET Benjamin Perkins
ASP.NET Benjamin Perkins

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2016/2016-01-asp-net-5-renamed-to-asp-net-core-1-0.html I was reading this article here which made a lot of sense.  There was a bit of confusion on my part that was touched on as originally I assumed that ASP.NET 5 was the newer version of ASP.NET 4.6 while in fact it was a…

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Creating a Wi-Fi connection to my Lumia 640XL, with the Gadgeteer

microsoft cognitive services
microsoft cognitive services

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2015/2015-05-creating-a-wi-fi-connection-to-my-lumia-640xl-with-the-gadgeteer.html My first Gadgeteer project I wrote about here used an Ethernet connection.  However, this limited the mobility of my device and therefore wanted to configure the device to connect to a Wi-Fi network.  I must mention that another coolness factor with this Wi-Fi project was…

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Create an IoT Device Using the Gadgeteer with Azure Blob Storage

Azure Blob Storage
Azure Blob Storage

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2015/2015-03-create-an-iot-device-using-the-gadgeteer-with-azure-blob-storage.html Please have a read of my article I wrote about an IoT device project I created.  It was published in this month’s MSDN Magazine. Here is a picture of the actual Gadgeteer device.

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Upload an image to an Azure Blob container using the Gadgeteer (Part 1)

Azure Blob Storage
Azure Blob Storage

This article has been moved to it new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-12-upload-an-image-to-an-azure-blob-container-using-the-gadgeteer-part-1.html I wrote an article here that explained how I got an HTTPS request to work from my Gadgeteer.  This was one of the steps I took during the process of achieving my ultimate goal of storing an image, taken from a camera and placing it into…

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How I got HTTPS to work with the .Net Micro Framework and my Gadgeteer

Microsoft .NET Benjamin Perkins
Microsoft .NET Benjamin Perkins

This article has been moved to it new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-11-how-i-got-https-to-work-with-the-net-micro-framework-and-my-gadgeteer.html I have begun my pursuit of the Internet of Things (IoT) via the .NET Micro Framework and a FEZ Spider.  I am currently using the following SDKs: .NET MF 4.3 RTM (QFE1) .NET Gadgeteer NETMF and Gadgeteer Package 2014 R3 When I was trying to…

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