Time Cockpit Blog - Rainer Stropek

Today Microsoft Austria and I wanted to do a webinar concerning information security in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Unfortunately there were technical problems with the platform on which the webinar should have taken place. Therefore we had to cancel it. In this blog article I share a video with the content I wanted to present.  Read more ...


At Techorama conference in Belgium I do a session for developers who heard about Docker and wonder why it would be relevant for them. What is different about Docker? Why could it be useful for web developers? How can it be used on Azure? It is a Docker intro session in which I demo the application of Docker in web development scenarios. In this blog post I share my slides and samples.  Read more ...


OWIN decouples ASP.NET web application from a specific web server like IIS. At this year's dotnet Cologne conference I spent an hour speaking about the fundamental ideas of OWIN. Additionally, I showed how the OWIN concepts translate to ASP.NET 5. As this was a code-only talk, I recorded the sessions. In this post you find the video (German).  Read more ...


Changing the UI technology from WPF/Silverlight to HTML/JavaScript in a large project is a real challange especially for a rather small team like ours. At this year's dotnet Cologne conferenceI did a session about the architectural decisions we made. Additionally, I spoke about how we organize the project so that it can run smoothly side by side to our daily business.  Read more ...


Yesterday I did a short session about Linux and Docker on Microsoft Azure at Linuxwochen in Vienna. Goal was to offer a short introduction to Docker on Azure for people who are working with Linux. In this blog article I pulish my slides, the source code of the samples, and the video recording.  Read more ...


A week ago we hosted the Austrian event of the Global Azure Bootcamp. It was a great day. We could welcome 91 attendees which is +40% compared to last year. Many people asked for the session slides. Here are the links to all the slides decks that the GAB speakers sent to me.  Read more ...


While Microsoft will support Silverlight until 2021, Google will remove support already this year. If you want to use Silverlight in the new release of Google Chrome (v42), you have to enable it. In this blog article we describe how this can be done.  Read more ...


A few months ago I wrote a blog article about the concept of "Shearing Layers" in architecture and software development. I submitted a longer, German version of the article for OBJEKTspektrum, a well-known German magazine about IT management and software engineering. It was accepted and is included in this month's issue. For a limited amount of time it is also available online.  Read more ...


This Saturday, the Global Azure Bootcamp (GAB) will take place. We organize the local even in Austria. I will do a session about Azure App Services Web Apps. In this blog article I publish the recording of this session.  Read more ...


At BASTA Spring 2015 some of my session were recorded. The recordings about Docker for software developers and .NET performance optimization tips and tricks are now online. Here are the links and videos.  Read more ...



Rainer Stropek

Rainer Stropek

Co-founder, architect, developer

Bio

I am co-founder and CEO of the company software architects and have been serving this role since 2008. At software architects my team and I are developing the award-winning SaaS solution time cockpit. Previously, I founded and led IT consulting firms that worked in the area of developing software solutions based on the Microsoft technology stack.

In my work I focus on .NET development and software architecture. I have written some books and articles on C#, database development, Windows Azure, Windows 8 development, WPF, and Silverlight. Regularly I speak at conferences, do workshops and conduct trainings in Europe and the US. Since 2010 I have been MVP for Windows Azure.

I graduated the Higher Technical School Leonding (AT) for MIS with honors and hold a BSc (Hons) Computer Studies of the University of Derby (UK).

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