amazon-zocalo

Amazon ZocaloWhile busy coding away on some API endpoints and refactoring some code and making some schema changes, I realised I had not opened my email client all day and after a quick scan for anything requiring my immediate attention I noticed that Amazon had given me early access to the new Zocalo product.First thoughtsInitially I thought this is Dropbox with Sharepoint and that with web, mobile apps, Windows and Mac clients with promises of...

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CloudCheckr Review

So as I’ve progressed to living in the Visual Studio and Microsoft Windows eco system to using a Mac and Xamarin building cross platform apps to also being a head of devops and using the Amazon Web Services Cloud to setup 3 new start ups now there have been some tools and services that have stayed with me and improved and been a vital part of my toolbox.CloudCheckr is one such tool and has come...

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amazon-workspaces-review

Amazon WorkspacesSo during an insomniac night I had a play with Amazon’s new workspaces feature that provides a fully managed virtual desktop experience fully controlled from their web based console.Being a long term but ex windows guy now I am quite interested in the possibilities of pay as you go and more active directory linked virtualised machines now provided by Amazon for testing and one off tasks but the value for everyone from one man...

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build-failed-could-not-find-type-system-globalization-sortversion

Yak Shaving In the middle of quite a few bug fixes and some heavy refactoring of some early code and this is where I have ended up. Time for some food and a break I think! Build failed. Could not find type ‘System.Globalization.SortVersion’ There seems to be a post on stackoverflow about the issue so I’ll take a look next up. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23448795/build-failed-could-not-find-type-system-globalization-sortversion

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microsoft-remote-desktop

Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac So while I wait for the latest Xamarin Studio to install and a remote windows machine to restart I thought I would test out Byword as I am a huge Markdown fan and use it for all text that isnt code although thats possible too. I use IA Writer, Mou, Day One and now I am trialling ByWord as it hooks into Blogger and Wordpress and a few more. I...

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