Author : Chris Van Dunk

Written on Oct, 19, 2016 by in , | Leave a comment

Every business today is going through a digital transformation as a result of disruptive forces in the market; from born-in-the-cloud competitors to the increasing demands of customers, partners and employees to engage through modern digital experiences. They are evolving from relying only on historical data to learning to use both historical and real-time data to drive innovation, business strategy and …

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Written on Jun, 20, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Microsoft’s Reactive Extensions for .NET has joined the .NET Foundation Family! Click here to learn more, and to read the blog from those who helped make it happen, including BlueMetal’s Oren Novotny – Sr. Architect. Oren was instrumental in this effort and is part of the team organizing and leading the ongoing contributions from the community in this project.

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Written on May, 06, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Microsoft MVP Doug Finke asks “Who moved the cheese” about Microsoft’s new modern editor, Visual Studio Code. It’s code editing, redefined, free, open source and runs everywhere. • Intelligent editing • Powerful debugging • Built-in Git support • Hundreds of extensions Read more at Doug’s Blog: Development In A Blink

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Written on May, 03, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Microsoft recently started enabling a new user experience for document management within SharePoint Online, part of Office 365. The user interface is much like that of OneDrive/OneDrive for Business. Microsoft’s description of the new capability highlights simpler navigation, phone and tablet capability, and faster performance. The user’s expectations, however, are very much challenged compared to what is now being referred …

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Written on Apr, 11, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Bob Familiar has released a new code repository for learning how to architect and implement an IoT solution using Windows 10 Core IoT hardware devices and Azure IoT Hub and Stream Analytics. The material is in the form of a 5-module hands-on lab. At the conclusion of going through the hands-on lab, you will have provisioned an Azure environment using …

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