Mar 5, 2015
Some bad news for folks planning to come see my talk, "Zero to Web in One Meeting: Building ASP.NET apps from Scratch". Unfortunately, due to the snow currently pummeling our area, I'm not going to be able to make the drive down to Richmond, so we decided to reschedule the talk for later in the year, likely June or July.more
Feb 26, 2015
Earlier this week, in my presentation at CapArea.net on "Communicating with the Internet of Things" one of the points I emphasized repeatedly is the necessity to think about security early and often. Any time you are responsible for creating a device that can communicate with the internet, whether that be a home automation gateway, Wi-Fi-controlled light bulb, or and industrial control system designed for remote monitoring, you need to be sure you understand how that system can be attacked. As security MVP Troy Hunt likes to put it, you need to "hack yourself first."
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Feb 25, 2015
Not sure how I missed this when it originally aired, but this Azure Friday video from last June does a great job of showing off one of the benefits of Azure Web Sites, namely free analytics.more
Feb 25, 2015
UPDATE: Forgot to mention that if you want to keep up with my hardware projects, I post video demos to my Devhammer Vimeo channel. You can also see info on some of my past projects on the Garage page on my blog.
Thanks to all the folks who came out to hear my talk last night at CapArea.NET on "Communicating with the Internet of Things". I'm embedding my slides from the talk below, including some additional resource links:more
Feb 20, 2015
I've been scheduling a lot of events and classes over the next several months, so I wanted to provide a list for anyone interested in checking out one of my talks. Here's the current list:more