Video: Phone developers should use the cloud

When you think about the monetization (awful word!) of apps for the phone, you can narrow it down to either: The app is free – it was fun building it, I don’t want to be rich. The app is paid for and entirely standalone. It doesn’t rely on any service that is firmly rooted in…


Windows Azure using CNAME DNS records for multiple sites and SSL

In the past 3 weeks I seem to have had to answer this question more than any other. I’m not sure why the past few weeks should have had to have this one popping up so much but there you have it. I thought I’d create a little “whiteboard video” to describe the process, what…

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Phone developers should use the cloud

When you think about the monetization (awful word!) of apps for the phone, you can narrow it down to either: The app is free – it was fun building it, I don’t want to be rich. The app is paid for and entirely standalone. It doesn’t rely on any service that is firmly rooted in…


Video: Business Agility and Cloud Platforms

How do you explain a cloud platform’s place in business agility to somebody with a technical background but who is now working in a more business-decision-maker role? Say an IT Manager? MOre than likely he/she was a developer or IT pro in their day. They have an understanding of technology but their day to day…


The Cloud Skills Debate

The notion of computing in the cloud naturally attracts the interest of developers but a number of IT Pros see it as a threat. In a lot of cases the core skills transfer directly to cloud technologies but some IT Pros might want to develop new skills to meet the demand of the new set…

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