Weekly Links – 11/25

Weekly Links – 11/25

Hello All, So this week marks 2 cool things in my mind. First is that we are 30 days to Christmas Day, which is awesome. I know this is the holiday season for a lot of different religions. So I wish you and you’re a great holiday season. I am a big fan of the time of year because… it’s crazy, it’s busy, and its a great time filled with great moments. So please make sure to take a moment…

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Weekly Links – 11/18

Weekly Links – 11/18

So things have been a little crazy this month, but overall they are finally getting to a place where I can manage. I didn’t say they were slowing down, just that things were manageable. Down to business… Development: All Things Xamarin at Microsoft Ignite 2019 : As always, I am a fan of mobile development, and it was interesting to see the new announcements at Ignite. Use C# 8 In Any .NET Project Today : C# really is probably my…

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Keeping the lights on! – Architecting for availability?

Keeping the lights on! – Architecting for availability?

Hello all, It’s been a while since I did a blog post outside of the weekly updates. But I wanted to do one in terms of conversations that I’ve been having a lot lately and seems to be largely universal. High Availability. So more and more, software is becoming a critical part of every aspect of our lives. To that end, we really see as developers / engineers, the following scenarios have become a constant reality: For end customer software,…

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Weekly Links – 11/4

Weekly Links – 11/4

Hello All, so I goofed and we missed last week’s post. I actually was at the International Association of the Chief’s of Police conference. Which is always a whirlwind and crazy experience. So that being said, down to business. Development: Build Great Xamarin Apps with App Center : As you probably know by now, I’m a big DevOps fan, and firm believer in its value. So this is a great description on how to use App Center to implement DevOps…

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Weekly links – 10/14

Weekly links – 10/14

So this past week, I spent every free moment working on a shed in my backyard, and like any constructive project its had a slew of delays. But we are powering through: Down to business… Development: Blazor Server in .NET Core 3.0 scenarios and performance : Provide some really cool background on blazor and performance. Really fascinating. Xamarin.Forms Design Time Data Tips & Best Practices : Really helpful tips for data and best practices with Xamarin.Forms. Cloud: Leveraging Cognitive Services…

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Weekly Links – 10/7

Weekly Links – 10/7

So this week was a little crazy with family obligations, work travel, busy work schedules, etc. But overall it wasn’t bad kind of week. We are officially into full on October. Right now I’m busy prepping for our monthly game today which should be a lot of fun Now down to the business… Development: Remote SSH: Tips and Tricks : Great article, and another reason VS Code really is the best IDE on earth. Cloud: The key to a data-driven…

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Weekly Links – 9/30

Weekly Links – 9/30

So this week was a lot of travel in the middle of the week, thanks to delays it took me 12 hours to get from Atlanta to Pennsylvania, which is absolute insanity. But I made it, and all is good at the end of the day. The important part is that its almost Halloween, and my kids have literally started a full on countdown to Halloween. My daughter is obsessed and we kicked off the week with a visit to…

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Weekly Links – 9/23

Weekly Links – 9/23

So I know I’m a little late this week, but here they are. I was away at a conference in sunny Las Vegas for the week, and it was quite the week. But anyway down the business: Development: Cascadia Code is live: Normally don’t care about a font, but this is pretty cool because of its support of ligatures. Makes code much easier to read which is pretty awesome. .NET Conf: Really cool virtual conference with more materials and announcements….

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Weekly Links – 9/16

Weekly Links – 9/16

Hello all, its another week. Been really busy as we are approaching the end of a quarter. Been doing a lot of code work this week on a project that has been delayed for too long. So really enjoying that. Now here we go with the business: Development: Visual Studio now includes an integrated terminal: Pretty cool to see this terminal implemented in Visual Studio as its one of my favorite features of vs code. Keep up to date on…

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Weekly Links – 9/9

Weekly Links – 9/9

Welcome back everyone, for another weekly links post. The important note here is its fall, which means kids are in school, leaves are going to start turning and …. So down to business: Development: Boot Performance with Compiled Bindings in Xamarin.Forms: I don’t get to do as much mobile development as I used to. But it still fascinates me how much Xamarin as a platform has grown. Compiled Bindings are pretty great. I don’t know that there’s much of a…

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