Author Archives: Dave Davis

The State of Enterprise Applications – Where We Came From

  Enterprise applications used to be these huge monolithic silos (ERP vs CRM vs LOB) that took expensive equipment to support it and took eons to add features. They were hard to adapt to the ever changing technology landscape. Integrating … Continue reading

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My First Hologram

When Microsoft first announced the HoloLens, I was interested in the possibilities that this device opened up. When I tried it a few months later at Build 2015, I knew I had to get my hands on it and start … Continue reading

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The World of Holograms Approaches!

Yesterday Microsoft announced the availability of the HoloLens Developer Kits.  The kits are available to developers who registered and were approved to get them. They will be shipped in waves with wave 1 shipping on March 30th.  These kits are … Continue reading

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Azure Event Hub REST API

I was recently worked on a project where I had to use a mobile device, specifically Window 8.1 phone/tablet, as a hub for an external sensor. The mobile device then needed to pass the data to an Azure Event Hubs … Continue reading

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My Visual Studio 2015 Review

Recently I was asked by SDTimes to write a review of Visual Studio 2015.  I had been using it since early previews so I was more than happy to give my two cents.  Check out the article Visual Studio 2015: … Continue reading

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A Universal Example

In my last post What Does It Mean to Be Universal, I talked about Microsoft’s new Universal Application Platform (name may be changing to Universal Windows Platform), coming in Windows 10. This new application platform allows you to build one … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be Universal

So what does it mean to be universal when it comes to Windows 10?  A new way of building applications is coming in Windows 10. The past few years Microsoft has been on this path of converging all of their … Continue reading

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