BASTA 2013 - Android Development with Xamarin, C#, and Azure Mobile Services
The Xamarin and Mono tools enable C# developers to use their existing knowledge and experience to write apps for Android and iOS. At the BASTA 2013 conference I did a session about that topic. During the session I showed a sample that used SQLite on the phone and Windows Azure Mobile Service as its backend in the cloud. In this blog article I publish my slides as well as the sample code.
BASTA 2013 - C# Workshop
Meine Vorträge auf der BASTA 2013 starten heute mit einem ganztägigen C# Workshop. In diesem Blogartikel stelle ich Unterlagen und Links, die ich dabei verwende, zur Verfügung
SQLPASS Session about Windows Azure Table Storage
Today I will do a session in a SQLPASS community meeting in Vienna about Windows Azure Table Storage. The audience mainly consists of SQL experts and I have been invited to describe similarities and differences of SQL Azure and Table Storage. In this article I want to summarize important links that people who are interested in the details could use.
Saving Money in the Cloud with Async Programming
Today I do a session at Herbstcampus Nürnberg about changes in .NET’s 4.5 Base Class Library (BCL). Of course the primary topic is async programming as this is by far the most important change. As always I try to demonstrate not only the pure technology. I want to show practical examples about how you benefit from it in everyday life.
Imagine Cup - Three Gold Medals, What a Night!
11 July 2013 - Microsoft
Today was the day of the truth. How would my Indian and Austrian mentees score in Microsoft's Imagine Cup. Finally it was a huge success for all of us. We can celebrate three gold medals.
Microsoft Imagine Cup in St. Petersburg
10 July 2013 - Microsoft
Currently I am at the worldwide finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup in St. Petersburg/Russia. It is my first time to Imagine Cup and I am deeply impressed. I was invited to come to St. Petersburg as a mentor for two teams of students, one from India (Y’nots) and one from Austria (Zeppelin Studio). Both teams did a great job presenting their projects in front of the judges yesterday. Congratulations!
Impressions from MS TechEd 2013 Madrid
01 July 2013 - Conferences and Workshops
Some photos I took at MS TechEd 2013 in Madrid
MS TechEd 2013 Talk - Continuous Integration with Team Foundation Services and Windows Azure Websites
At Microsoft TechEd 2013 I do a session about Continuous Integration with Team Foundation Services and Windows Azure Websites. In this blog article you find the source code and a video of the sample.
Custom Code Activities in TF Service Build
Recently, Microsoft launched their hosted Team Foundation Service which includes the ability to use customized workflows including custom code activities. Last week, I gave the feature a spin and here’s a few things that I tripped over.
Parallel 2013 Conference - Workshop Parallel Programming
On May 17th I did a workshop on parallel programming at parallel 2013 conference in Karlsruhe. The attendees asked me to publish some of the live coding samples I did. In this blog you can find the samples.