A Raspberry Pi2 VSTS Build Light – Part 2, assembling and installing the software

We continue from A Raspberry Pi2 VSTS Build Light – Part 1, unwrapping the package, following the meticulous http://myalmblog.com/2016/05/a-raspberry-pi3-vsts-build-light-part-2-installing-windows-10-iot-core/ post from Anthony Borton. Assembling the device … simple! There are only a few moving parts to assemble. It’s really simple! Here is the finished product:  Install Windows 10 IoT … interesting! I ventured to https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/iot/win10/getstarted/setupyourdevice,…

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A Raspberry Pi2 VSTS Build Light – Part 1, unwrapping the package

I just received an exciting package of goodies, which I will eventually turn into a Rangers build visualizer at the Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre. THANK YOU to the folks at Codify, in Brisbane, Australia, for the kit and to Anthony Borton for dragging it across the vast ocean. If you cannot wait for me to…

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A morning at the food bank … keep those opened cookies!

This morning we spent a few hours at the . Thanks to catching the wrong “22” bus, I was 2 minutes late, but reported in time for an interesting and informative morning. It was a change to the usual Sharing Farm‎, which probably feeds this program with vegetables and fruit. See https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/ for more information…

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A morning at the food bank … keep those opened cookies!

This morning we spent a few hours at the . Thanks to catching the wrong “22” bus, I was 2 minutes late, but reported for in time for an interesting and informative morning. It was a change to the usual Sharing Farm‎, which probably feeds this program with vegetables and fruit. See https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/ for more…

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Talking about Scrum, Kanban, Agile Portfolio Management with Visual Studio Team Services at DevConf ZA

I had the privilege to attend, collaborate and present at the community driven and developer focused devconf conference, which served to inspire software developers! We all battled with heat, ad-hoc power failures, distracting sound issues, and the 30-min sessions made it tough to cover everything we planned. My session was about… I hope I inspired…

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IPELENG risk management services made my ZA trip a breeze

If you are planning a trip to sunny South-Africa (ZA), I recommend that you peruse www.ipeleng.co.za! During my recent business trip I was able to relax, while I enjoyed safe and timeous transfers to numerous meetings in Johannesburg and the DevConf conference. Instead of worrying about driving on the left-hand side of the road, navigating…

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Completed a dream journey after only 24 years

As you probably know, diving in the ocean, sharks, ship wrecks and their history is one of my great passions. In 1991, we travelled from South-Africa to Guam and Truk Lagoon, also known as Chuuk Lagoon, located within the Federated States of Micronesia. Some describe Truk Lagoon, considered the most formidable stronghold in the Pacific…

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Remembrance day at Semihamoo beach on 11.11 @ 11:11

A few pictures from Remembrance Day, taken at the Semihamoo bay. The numerous flybys, missing man formations, and frequent heart shaped clouds were moving.

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Day of caring … a chance to enjoy the beauty of Stanley Park

Every year the Vancouver Development Centre gathers for the day of caring, giving us an opportunity to work together outside of the digital divide and do something for our environment at the same time. Our recent event took us to Stanely Park … I captured a few pictures of the beautiful harbour area while picking…

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The NEWS is back for Visual Studio 2015

The Why the Visual Studio NEWS extension is nothing to ignore or sneeze at post introduced a really cool Visual Studio Extension. Fortunately Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora have upgraded and released the extension for Visual Studio 2015, which means that I can monitor the Visual Studio Updates, Visual Studio Service and ALM Ranger news…

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