Moving to Visual Studio Team Services

27 March 2018

Github pages are great, but they have one flaw - you have to have a public repo. This meant that I couldn’t really write drafts, or make future edits without the world knowing. I found that this was holding me back from updating my blog. So today, I moved my...
 

My own personal cloud

01 August 2017

Last Saturday, I colocated my server. This server has been living under the guest room bed for the past year, being used for everything from test labs to providing NAS backup for my devices. It worked really well, letting me spin up VMs at will without paying Amazon or Microsoft...
 

Summer is finally here

19 May 2017

It’s almost the end of May here in Massachusetts, and it’s finally starting to get warmer. And I’ve been learning Xamarin Forms, though I’m toying with the idea of just going straight to native. I have invested a couple of years into C# though, so it’s hard to move away...
 

The Windows Subsystem for Linux Changes Everything

13 April 2017

I used to run my site on Wordpress. Roughly two years ago, I moved it to Jekyll. I did this as I was tired of managing Wordpress, and didn’t want to deal with running a Database driven site anymore. Also, I wanted to host on Github, removing the hassle of...
 

I built a UWP App!

08 February 2017

I’ve been learning the Universal Windows Platform for the past few weeks. This is all part of my new year’s resolution to learn new stuff. So, how’s it going? I’m glad you asked! Bookshelf This is early days, but I have a bunch of stuff working. The app searches Google...