Shipping large MSI installers via Azure Blob Storage

08 October 2014 - Azure, Visual Studio

Recently I did a WiX (Windows Installer XML) and MSI training at a customer in Germany. One of the questions I got asked was how to deliver large MSI installers efficiently to customers via web. The goal was to minimize download time. In this blog article I describe a possible approach.

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Windows Installer XML Training

06 October 2014 - Visual Studio

This week I will do another one of my Windows Installer XML (WiX) trainings in Germany. In this blog article I summarize the prerequisites that participants need in order to follow along the samples.

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Custom OData Provider Without Underlying DB

25 September 2014 - OData

Today I will do my OData session at BASTA conference in Mainz again. This time I have a bit more time so I will add a demo of creating a custom OData provider without any underlying database. The result is generated based on the OData query on the fly. In this blog article I share the code.

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BASTA 2014 Keynote - Die neue Offenheit

23 September 2014 - .NET, Azure

Gleich geht es auf der BASTA 2014 in Mainz auf die große Bühne für die Keynote. Hier eine Zusammenfassung einiger meiner Gedanken zum Thema neue Offenheit bei Microsoft.

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BASTA 2014 - High Quality C# - Code Quality in Practice

23 September 2014 - C#

Today I will do a session at German BASTA Conference about C# code quality. In this blog I want to share my slides and the samples I am using.

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Profiling of DB-Related C# Applications

22 September 2014 - .NET, Azure, C#

At BASTA 2014 I will do a full-day C# workshop. One of the topics will be profiling. In this blog article I share the code of my demo and describe the scenario I will cover.

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C# Parallel and Async Programming

22 September 2014 - .NET, C#

At BASTA 2014 I will do a full-day C# workshop. One of the topics will be parallel and async programming. In this blog article I share the code of my demo and describe the scenario I will cover - TPL, async/await, profiling of CPU-bound algorithms.

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BASTA 2014 - C# Fitness

21 September 2014 - .NET, Azure, C#

Tomorrow I will do a full-day workshop about C# at BASTA Germany. Over the years, the workshop has become a tradition and I am really looking forward to it. In this blog article I publish slides, code samples, and important links for attendees.

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Microsoft Azure Sales Training Resources

17 September 2014 - Azure

Tomorrow I will do another Microsoft Azure training for sales executives in Vienna. In this blog article I summarize the most important web resources I mention during the training.

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10 OData FAQs

12 September 2014 - .NET, C#, OData

Today will have a talk about OData at NRWConf conference in Wuppertal, Germany. It will be code-only talk so I thought it might be useful to provide some of the information I will cover in my session in a blog article. However, I have written quite some OData related article in my blog before. So this one has to be a bit different. I decided to answer some questions I regularly get when talking with people about OData.

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