WordPress on Azure Setup: useful links

Creating WordPress Site from the Azure Gallery – http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-php-web-site-gallery/ Generating the keys and removing the $ which Azure doesn’t allow – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/notime/archive/2014/02/15/secret-keys-for-wordpress-on-azure.aspx Multi-site WordPress site – http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-php-convert-wordpress-multisite/ Create a PHP-MySQL Azure Website and Deploy Using FTP – http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-php-mysql-deploy-us-ftp/ Custom domains in Azure – http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-custom-domain-name/


NIU OMIS 351 Fall 2014

Let’s do the pre-work to publish an app Hello fall OMIS 351 Students.  Instructions for getting started and building your app can be found here: https://aka.ms/OMISPrework Need help?  Start here: –> Martin’s slides and the step-by-step publishing walkthrough can be found at https://aka.ms/NIU Other useful info/links: Mac users?  Can’t upload your .xap file.  There seems…


Free Microsoft Stuff for College Faculty

•Azure University Grant (e.g. free cloud access for you and your students) (apply) •150 days of access to the Microsoft Cloud (Azure) for your students •1 year of access for faculty •Run PHp, python, ASP.net websites, Linux and Windows Virtual Machines, SQL server, Oracle, MySQL DBs, …. •Virtual Microsoft Academy (mva.ms) •Multi-media training (e.g. videos)…


Azure Dev Camps

Here’s your chance to roll up your sleeves and learn about the latest Microsoft Azure development tools and technologies. Join Microsoft technical experts at your local Microsoft Cloud DevCamp and leave with code running in the cloud! You will learn how to use the new Microsoft Azure features and services like Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines,…


Finding Martin-Office Hours

livelivoutout1871 Office Hours: September 28th – http://slottd.com/events/1tufan8urz/slots October 5th – http://slottd.com/events/6fyz89gazo/slots October 19th – http://slottd.com/events/m4rh1rrt7v/slots October 26th – http://slottd.com/events/ltqfn9d3j6/slots November 9th – http://slottd.com/events/d67upcn4nt/slots November 16th – http://slottd.com/events/9xhc8sc17y/slots November 23rd – http://slottd.com/events/n9s3ssr95g/slots


Building Your First WinJS Universal App (code and Screen cast)

I did an event on 9/11 covering creating a WinJS Universal App.  The topic was building applications for Windows and Windows Phone using Windows Universal apps.  Universal apps allow you to build app targeting Windows Phone and Windows 8 with the greatest amount of reuse possible. In my talk, I introduced the basics of Visual…


Disabling Lenovo Track Pad Edge Swipe

For me the track pad edge swipe happens when I don’t want it to, so after a bit of digging I found the approach to disabling it.  From the control panel I selected Mouse and then walked the dialogs below to disable edge swipe.


Multi-cursor in Visual Studio

If the lines are consecutive select the location in the first line and then use Shift-Alt and the up and down arrow keys to select multiple lines.  In the image below see the light blue highlight before the time…. indicating these four rows are selected.     If you prefer use Shift-Alt and click multiple…


Building Your First Windows Universal App V2 (Screencast and code)

Doing a second event on 9/3 with some updates (e.g. improvements) to the code from 8/27.  I did an event at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) where we had students from Computer Science (CS), Information Technology & Management (ITM) and some other disciplines were in attendance.  The topic was building applications for Windows and…


Microsoft Student Partner

  Become a Microsoft Student Partner Are you passionate about technology? Do you aspire to a career in technology? Are you ready to get going now? The MSP program is for you – a great opportunity to be the voice of Microsoft on campus and lay the foundation of a great leadership career in technology….