Microsoft Certified Professional

Longer than I thought I passed some Microsoft Developer Exams and just received an email to login to keep them valid.So I thought i would share my qualifications with friends, strangers and colleagues. I need to provide my Transcript ID (670391) and the Access Code (microsoftmcp), and direct you to https://mcp.microsoft.com/Anonymous//Transcript/ValidateAnd here is a the PDF version of the transcript

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apple-developer-program-renewal

Apple Developer Program RenewalSo ive just renewed my Xamarin Indie subscription so it was time to do the same with my Apple Developer Program as well. Not a cheap month software wise but both are for a year and this will be the year I publish a few apps to the store both Mac and iOS.

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xamarin-upgrade

Hooked on Xamarin Studio / Monodevelop / ServiceStack So one year later my indie subscription to the Xamarin Indie product was expiring . An ide to rival Microsoft Visual Studio, uses my language of choice c# and allows me to build web, console, services and apps all cross platform. It hurts paying for software sure but I am now more comfortable on a Mac in Xamarin building all sorts or cross platform goodness with .NET...

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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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