Pie in the Sky (May 30th, 2014)

Not a lot of links this week, but some good ones. Cloud Moving to Microsoft Azure: The experience of moving a blog to Azure. Client/Mobile Xamarin 3: Now with 100% more iOS designer. Arstechnica already has a review up for this version. Xamarin forms: Forms that are native across platforms. RubyMotion 3.0 sneak peek: A…

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Pie in the Sky (April 11th, 2014)

It’s been a pretty busy week, what with security vulnerabilities among other things. Here’s a few links (including a few on security vulnerabilities,) for your weekend reading. Cloud Azure and heartbleed: Mostly unaffected. Except the real world is more complex than that. Azure escapes unscathed? Probably not. As noted in the article, cloud solutions are…

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Pie in the Sky (March 7th, 2014)

It’s been a little busy this week, so only a few links. Some good ones in here though. Client/Mobile RubyMotion – Under the hood: A couple nice utilities for RubyMotion projects. Dealing with color schemes in Sass: Using Sass to handle color schemes for your site. 12 best JavaScript libraries for February 2014: Some nice…

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Pie in the Sky (February 14th, 2014)

Here are some links for your weekend reading. Cloud Source control credentials issue & fix: Looks like there’s an issue with the Mobile Services source control preview feature. What’s new in Azure Mobile Services: A couple of useful changes here. Oh, and the client SDK was updated too. Windows Azure HDInsight preview clusters with Hadoop…

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Pie in the Sky (January 31st, 2014)

This is a client & mobile heavy week, though there’s some cloud, Node, PHP, and Ruby goodness in there. Cloud MS Open Tech releases open source Microsoft cloud server chassis manager software: This was released at the same time the Microsoft Cloud Server specification was contributed to the Open Compute project. Windows Azure storage pricing…

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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 17th, 2014)

Was a bit of a quiet week, but I found a few interesting links. A bunch of stuff happened in the Windows Azure space at least. Cloud Changes to getIdentities(): Some changes to Windows Azure Mobile Services to make getIdentities async. Announcing PCI DSS compliance and a bunch of other stuff: There’s a couple things…

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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 22nd, 2013)

I’ll be on vacation next week for the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US, so no blog post next Friday. Here’s some links from this week. Mobile\client Mobile Services team blog: The Windows Azure Mobile Services team has their own blog now. Just an introductory post for now, but probably a safe bet to add…

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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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