Over the last few months I have used Docker more and more. Sometime things go my way, sometimes they don’t. When they don’t, I usually have to Google the command I need to run to get back on track. I decided to compile a list of common Docker commands to solve various issues I run […]
Recently I had to start hosting a Meteor app on Ubuntu. The process is pretty straightforward however there are a few gotchas. This post is really just to help me remember in the future. First, clone your repo on the target server or move the source files there before you compile/build the app. This […]
Over the last few weeks I have tinkered with a Raspberry Pi 2 and I have to say it has been pretty fun. I built my Pi with a Zebra case, 32GB micro sd card, a few heat sinks, and a bread board kit so I can easy connect things to my GPIO. I also picked up […]
This my Tech PSA for everyone out there not following Windows 10 or tech news in general. Windows 10 launches tomorrow and if you are running Windows 7 or 8, you get it free. So how do you get it? Easy. Look in the system tray for the Windows logo. For those less tech savvy, […]
I finally have push notifications working in Space Weather App from Windows Azure. Notifications for all 4 platforms work using one service bus. This simplifies my architecture and support since all of my infrastructure and services already live in Azure. No more costly 3rd party services.
We made it to the Ionic Framework showcase!
Today I launched Space Weather App for Android, Apple iOS, and Windows. This means it will run on Android phones & tablets, iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Windows phones & tablets. You can check it out here http://www.spaceweatherapp.com/
Sometimes when debugging a web site you are working on, you want to clear out cookies for a single site however you don’t want to clear out all of your cookies. Some cookies you want to leave there, like your cookies that are set by Gmail/Facebook/Twitter/Outlook.com for 2 factor authentication or many other reasons. Up until […]
A little off topic but I just wanted to share some pictures and a video of our trip to Banff. We flew in to Edmonton, drove to Banff, Lake Louise, and stayed on Canmore. We go to see quite a bit the few days we were there. After a long weekend, we flew back to […]
ASP.NET Web API is a simple way to create a pretty nice and robust API. I have a need for a simple API and ASP.NET fit the bill. I created an API for my Space Weather application for all of my clients to connect to. The API is pretty simple, it just feeds the clients […]