Pie in the Sky (March 28th, 2014)

It’s been sort of a crazy busy week, so not a large number of links. But maybe you (like me,) need a little time off the computer this weekend. 🙂 Client/Mobile Framework7: A new framework for creating hybrid (with Phonegap) or web apps with an iOS7 native look and feel. 10 steps to develop your…

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Pie in the Sky (March 14th, 2014)

The web is 25 years old this week. I remember my manager asking me (back in the early 90’s when the web started going mainstream,) if I thought this World Wide Web thing would take off and whether it was worth investing time in learning about web pages or how to use a browser. 🙂…

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Pie in the Sky (February 28th, 2014)

Some interesting links for your weekend reading. Client/Mobile Understanding masonry layout: I didn’t know it was called masonry layout… Single sign-on explained: A good introduction to SSO. D3.js geo fun: Mapping with D3.js What’s new in Azure Mobile Services: Node.js and .NET stuff. Bootstrap accessibility plugin: Adds accessibility features to BootStrap 3 components. Taking advantage…

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Pie in the Sky (January 24th, 2014)

Last year this time, I had wildflowers in the yard. This year, it’s barely above freezing. I’m fine with the cold, I just wish it would snow a bit. 🙂 Here are some links for your weekend reading, whether you are snowed in or just avoiding the cold. Cloud Introducing Windows Azure Webjobs A walkthrough…

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Pie in the Sky (January 10th, 2014)

It’s the end of my first week back after the holidays. Here’s a few links I managed to pick up this week between catching up on e-mail and work. Cloud Get better acquainted with Windows Azure: A collection of links for learning more about Windows Azure. Windows Azure network security whitepaper: For anyone using Windows…

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Pie in the Sky (December 6th, 2013)

Here is a summary of the links I’ve found interesting this week. Cloud Windows Azure is going to Brazil Or rather adding Brazil as a region (data center) sometime in early 2014. JSON support for Windows Azure Tables: YaaaaaaaaynoXMLpayload! Also some other stuff like CORS. See http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazurestorage/archive/2013/11/27/windows-azure-storage-release-introducing-cors-json-minute-metrics-and-more.aspx for more information on these changes. Working with…

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Pie in the Sky (November 15, 2013)

Looks like its time for cold and flu season to kick in; woke up with a stuffy head this morning. Good thing I had nothing planned for the weekend! Here’s some interesting links for your weekend reading. Cloud Introduction to WebSockets on Windows Azure Web Sites: Yes, websockets are on azure web sites now. WordPress…

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Pie in the Sky (September 27th, 2013)

Happy Friday! Here’s some reading for the weekend. Cloud Windows Azure multi-factor authentication: If you need multi-factor authentication, it’s now generally available (GA, released, whatever.) Deploy pre-configured Oracle VMs on Windows Azure: If you need Oracle in the cloud. Mobile/Client Getting started with flat UI design: An explanation of flat UI and some useful resources….

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Pie in the Sky (September 13th, 2013)

It’s late Friday-post day! Got caught up in a project on Friday and completely forgot about posting this. Or maybe it was a Friday the 13th thing. Anyway, better late than never. Cloud Microsoft Azure grows more open: On the openness of the Windows Azure platform. Mobile/Client-side HTML5 Geolocation: For those location aware web sites…

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Pie in the Sky (September 6, 2013)

Back from vacation this week and trying to catch up on things I missed while out last week. Here’s part of my reading list for your weekend enjoyment. Cloud Configuring dynamic IP address restrictions in Windows Azure Web Sites: New feature of IIS8/Windows Azure Web Sites that allows you to block client IP addresses based…

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