Visual Studio Code for Mac Developers 1.0

Finally, I updated all modules in my training using Visual Studio Code 1.0. Additionally, I published 6 more modules and 7 more are coming. Here is the full list of all available videos (Express, Intro to Extensions, Office Extensions, TACO, PowerShell, Google chrome Extensions and Python are coming next week): 1. How to Install 2….


Azure Marketplace Resources for Startups

The Azure Marketplace is like your app store for the cloud. It has 1000's of pre-configured solutions to help you get up and running. To learn more about the Azure Marketplace check out this overview post. Special Offer For Tech Startups: As an early stage tech startup you might be eligible for BizSpark which can…

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The second life for my Raspberry Pi B+

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Sergiy Baydachnyy

Finally, I can use my favorite IDE – Visual Studio in order to develop applications for Linux devices, including Raspberry Pi B+. It’s really fast and I have not to deal with Linux at all. More details in my video:


On a Cloud: DNS & What are Queue’s/Topics

Jef King
Jef King

DNS for your Backend DNS services are a great way to give you flexibility in moving pieces of your solution around; or helping your users mitigate downtime. Did you know that they are also a huge help in scaling your backend? Think about using a DNS service on your data layer, for additional benefits!  …

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nwHacks

On February 27 and 28th, over 500 students attended Western Canada’s largest hackathon at the University of British Columbia, nwHacks. I got to experience the other side of hackathons as I usually attend as a hacker. After getting our table set up, we saw a continuous stream of curious students drop by. We introduced them…

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Smart bulbs or how to be lazier (part 4): IoT Hub

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Sergiy Baydachnyy

In the previous posts I showed how to use AllJoyn bridges in order to make a universal hub based on Raspberry Pi 2 which is running Windows 10. Here are the links to my previous posts: Smart bulbs or how to be lazier (part 1) Smart bulbs or how to be lazier (part 2) Smart…


Introduction to Ethereum

Adarsha Datta
Adarsha Datta

Guest Post by Terek Judi Terek is the founder of Plex.ai – The Intelligent Telematics Platform. He is passionate about Blockchain, develops and designs on the Ethereum Platform. He is the also the Co-Organizer of the Ethereum Waterloo (General Purpose Blockchain) Group in association with Communitech, Kitchner.    The Blockchain In 2008, Bitcoin was launched as a…

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How to deploy and use MySQL from the Azure Marketplace

MySQL is a popular open source relational database especially for those building on the LAMP stack (aka Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python). Installing MySQL on your Linux server can be done manually by following these instructions and running sudo apt-get install mysql-server and configuring your system as needed. However, there is an even easier way, which…

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On a Cloud: Improving User Experiences

Jef King
Jef King

User Experience with Data Latency Here is a fairly simple technique that can really enable your company to focus on the most important areas of your application; by taking the user experience to heart, and understanding which components are critical, you can more easily hit the critical SLA’s that your application needs to meet to…

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R

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Sergiy Baydachnyy

The R programming language is something that I cannot ignore anymore. The language is designed especially for developing statistical software and the language is very popular among data analysts. R implements many linear and non-linear algorithms and allows you to develop additional components in C, C++, Java and so on. Looking at existing projects, libraries,…