Legacy apps to Azure with PowerShell DSC and CI + CD

Disclaimer: Cloud is very fast moving target. It means that by the time you’re reading this post everything described here could have been changed completely . Hopefully some things still apply to you! Enjoy the ride! I have been blogging about power of PowerShell, ARM and automation earlier. But every now and then I still…

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Enhance ARM deployments with PowerShell

Disclaimer: Cloud is very fast moving target. It means that by the time you’re reading this post everything described here could have been changed completely . Hopefully some things still apply to you! Enjoy the ride! Azure Resource Manager templates (ARM) is excellent way to deploy your infrastructure to Azure (see example from my previous…

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Simple web app application lifecycle management with VSTS and Azure

Disclaimer: Cloud is very fast moving target. It means that by the time you’re reading this post everything described here could have been changed completely . Hopefully some things still apply to you! Enjoy the ride! I wanted to create small and simple web application which I could use to demo few features of VSTS…

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Run Survo Solver inside browser using Web workers

In 2007 I started this blog with post Solving small puzzles (with just a few lines of code). Years later I noticed that there was actually comment at the blog post asking for the code of the app. Unfortunately, I’ve trashed that code so couldn’t get that back anymore. But I decided to implement it…

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Finally (some) piece of mind with My Pocket Solitaire

This post continues My Pocket Solitaire series. Previously I have been writing about My Pocket Solitaire and how it has been coming back to me several times over the years. But finally some time ago I published new version of My Pocket Solitaire to Store (application requires Windows 10) which includes two features which have…

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My Pocket Solitaire, MapReduce and Azure HDInsight

This post continues My Pocket Solitaire series. In my previous post I explained how you can create solver which uses bottom up approach to solve this interesting problem. Now we’re going to continue from that using MapReduce as our solving algorithm. If MapReduce is new concept to you then I would definitely recommend that you…

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Solving My Pocket Solitaire using Bottom-Up method

This post continues My Pocket Solitaire series. In my previous post I went through how to solve this puzzle using top-down approach. However as I explained it’s quite inefficient way to just “brute force” the tree from Top-Down and try to get possible solutions. So what if we would like to know that how many…

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Solving My Pocket Solitaire using Top-Down method

This post continues My Pocket Solitaire series. This time we’re starting to open up the solving logic for this puzzle. Playing of the game starts from the initial position: No canvas support so cannot display the board 🙁 Sorry! From that initial state you should end up into this target state: No canvas support so…

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History of me and My Pocket Solitaire (Peg Solitaire)

As mentioned in previous post I’m going to write series of posts about thing I like to call “My Pocket Solitaire”. It’s Peg solitaire but since I have one game at home which says in the box “Pocket solitaire” so I have kind of used to that name. Especially since I have had that game…


Blog moved… back!

So wait what did just happen? Previous post said that this blog is moved to elsewhere and now it’s moved back? Yes that’s exactly what happened . After few years of silence I’m now again trying to get back into habit of writing some interesting topics down. No promises but let’s see. What are next…