Interoperable Web Development

David Catuhe (@DeltaKosh), a Program Manager on the TED team at Microsoft, has been building a set of labs for interoperable web development. The goal of this is to make sure that a website “just works”, regardless of the platform and browser you are viewing it from, mobile included. Here is  a link to his……


Wrapping a Famo.us + Angular app in Cordova for iOS

  Find the full tutorial here   Download the finished version of this tutorial. Open with Xcode View the project in your browser Tutorial for the web portion of the project I love high performance JavaScript, and have faith that others will finally come around and understand its true potential someday too. Famo.us allows you……


LifeHack: Auto-upload screenshots from Dropbox, add to your clipboard

I find myself constantly needing to share screenshots on social media, but was growing fr ustrated with the process of doing so. Previously, I’d have to take a screen, navigate to and upload it to Imgur, then copy the link and share it. With UpShot though, I can take a screenshot and the URL to the……


Creating a Famo.us + Angular Pokemon app

I’ve been working on an application that takes advantage of the marriage between Famo.us and Angular as of late. It’s a simple mobile app that pulls information from the Pokemon database using their API. I love high performance JavaScript, and have faith that others will finally come around and understand its true potential someday too.……


Useful resources for Philly developers

Whether you are nwe to the area or just looking to find some new developers to get in touch wtih, I’d start with some of these resources. This is a short list, and not meant to be exhaustive or exclusive by any means. If you are into web development and work near Philly, then the……


Slides and code for my ASP.NET presentation

Over the last spring I gave several talks about ASP.NET as part of Microsoft’s web dev camp series. In this series, we spoke about everything from how to create an MVC application, to using Web API and Angular to create a Single Page App (SPA). Additionally, we covered how to use SignalR for real time……


Indie Dev Podcast Ep. 21 – Michael Gnade, Indie Game Stand

I have a podcast about independent game development which I record every few weeks. Listen to the podcast Download the .mp3 Subscribe via iTunes This week I’m joined Mike Gnade, from Indie  Game Stand, a site to discover a new indie game every few days. Developers can upload their wares while consumers can purchase the……


How do students and recent grads get hired at Microsoft?

I get asked this question pretty often, so I thought I’d create a blog post about it. Although I’m a Tech Evangelist, I frequently work with the recruiting team, especially when it is at Universities in my area, such as Drexel, The University of Pennysylvania, and Penn State. A couple of years ago several members……


My weekly newsletter for HTML5, Startups, VC, and game dev

This is my weekly newsletter which covers my favorite stories of the week in the fields of Tech, HTML5, Startups, Game Dev, and Venture Capital. If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand……