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A series “weekly” posts of links and videos that are interesting to help you keep your thumb on everchanging world technology.

Weekly Links – 3/29

Weekly Links – 3/29

So life has been interesting during this self-quarentine. For my family we are luckier than most in that we have been able to rely on my job, as well as been pretty used to working from home (5 years of it). But honestly I know there are others struggling, and also terrible in my mind is the number of people who are single, and live alone that are in isolation right now. Please take some time to do some things…

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Weekly Links – 3/23

Weekly Links – 3/23

So we’ve all been home for a week now, and honestly most of the world is still grappling with working from home. And having made that transition over the past 2 years, I know how big a transition. And I honestly hope everyone is taking time to step back and be healthy both physically and mentally. Otherwise we end up here: Down to business… 5 Things to be Excited About Xamarin.Forms 4.5 : Exciting to see the new innovations on…

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Weekly Links – 3/16

Weekly Links – 3/16

So this week had a few things going on. Mainly as COVID-19 grips the united states, things have been more than a little crazy. So down to business… Accelerate modernization with new migration services in Azure Government : Pretty cool to see new opportunities to handle migrations in azure government. Azure Cosmos DB Free Tier and Autopilot : Pretty awesome to see a free tier, for as much as I loved the emulator, it wasn’t the same as developing against…

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Weekly Links – 3/2

Weekly Links – 3/2

Hello all, here’s another round of weekly links. And its been a crazy week but with no travel which is awesome. Especially given all the concerns with travel and viruses. Down to business… Using dotnet for apache spark : I love seeing these kinds of technology integrations especially because they make it easier to mix new technologies with traditional app dev. Streaming and batching with Cosmos SDK : Cosmos is way more versatile than most people give it credit for,…

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Weekly Links – 2/8

Weekly Links – 2/8

Another installment of Weekly Links, and we are already into February this year which still blows my mind. But so far so good, life is pure chaos with a lot going on, so much so that I don’t know where to start. But your not here for that… Down to business… Azure BluePrint for FedRAMP High : Love these blueprints, and more people should use these. They help implement all the required policies and are far more than just a…

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Weekly Links – 1/13/2020

Weekly Links – 1/13/2020

Well its officially 2020, and this year wasted absolutely no time getting moving. My kids activities started ramping up, and life moved at a sprint speed out of the gate. But down to the business.. Cloud: How to build and deploy a containerized app to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS): This is very topical for a lot of people. AKS has been gaining ground in this market and growing at a constant pace. And more and more containerized apps are becoming…

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Return of weekly links – 12/30

Return of weekly links – 12/30

Hello all, so I know that I totally fell off the wagon when it comes to weekly links. December has been a crazy month, I had three business trips, getting ready for Christmas. Due to family coming to town we effectively had 3 Christmas’ and on top of that I got sick. I’m not complaining just explaining what happened. The holidays are a rough time for a lot of people, and we’ve all had experiences we have to carry with…

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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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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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