Should I Create Content Video?

I am thinking about making some tech videos. I want to start with short, informative videos. Make some tutorials and some higher-level videos. Even though I am just starting out I want to make sure that the videos I produce are high quality. It is hard not to do with the equipment available today. At... Continue Reading →

File -> New Project……gRPC?

Last week I started investigating gRPC in a post called It’s All About Communication…Application Communication. There I started to look into gRPC. In this post I want to start playing with it. If you got check out the official gRPC site you will find some really good documentation including examples. The instruction for these examples... Continue Reading →

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: An insider’s review and tell me what you think.

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.Here's an excerpt:The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to... Continue Reading →

Build 2013 – Day 2

As I sit here, at the airport waiting for my 2 hour delayed flight home, I finally have time to gather my thoughts on the day 2 keynote. I will withhold my overall judgment for the rest of the conference until another post. The first half of the keynote was all about Azure and web.... Continue Reading →

Here at Build 2013 – Day One

Today is day one of Build 2013. There is big news being announced here. The excitement is palpable. Developers around the world are gathering in San Francisco to hear about Microsoft plans for the next year. The big interest is in Windows 8.1, with the anticipation of the first public preview. Here are highlights from... Continue Reading →

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 17,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

Boston Windows 8 User Group

Last night I had the pleasure of speak to the new Windows 8 User Group in Boston.  There was a pretty good crowd, well mixed in technologies (C# vs. HTML) and interests (enterprise dev vs. commercial dev vs. game dev).  I hope that this will grow to be a vibrant Windows 8 community. I spoke... Continue Reading →

Greetings From New England givecamp!

What can you do with 48 hour and over 120 volunteers.  I will tell you what we did.  We helped out over 25 charity with variety technical projects.  Projects that would normally not get done because of lack of budget and lack of skill but desperately needed none the less.  This weekend was the second... Continue Reading →

The Dawn of Interconnectivity!

I was cleaning out my RSS reader and came across an interesting post from KELLABYTE. She wants a seamlessly integrated world. I have seen commercials for Verizon FIOS that may be deliver that. The challenge comes in delivering that across the spectrum of applications. Pairing you life with the cloud is a must in this... Continue Reading →

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