Week of Curah! Day 5: "Get Started" + International Curations!!!

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Curate and create great collections of annotated technical content to share! Curah! is an innovative new way for experts to come together and share their knowledge. Are you interested in becoming a curator on Curah! and don’t know where to start? …

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Small Basic Guru – October Winner!!!

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Find all the October TechNet Gurus here: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (October 2014)   Congrats to Nonki for a fantastic showing in October!     Small Basic Technical Guru - October 2014       Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Rotation Centers for Shapes of …

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Integrating the Oculus Rift into Unity

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. This post is about how I integrated the Oculus Rift into my Unity game. My game (Mysterious Mushrooms) is a First Person Shooter, so to put it simply I replaced the 3d first person character controller with the OVR controller, then …

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Week of Curah! Day 4: "Searching for Content" + "What You Win"

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Searching for technical content is tough enough. Sharing technical content with your peer group isn’t easy so we wanted to provide a content service to allow both. Today we are celebrating our first year since Microsoft’s new curation service, Curah!, was revealed …

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Release Management and DSC

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. This is the second post in a series. The first post can be found here. In this post we’ll look at three things – configuring a server from scratch, deploying the required PowerShell DSC modules and using variables in the PowerShell …

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Azure Hybrid Connections – Connect to Protected Resources

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Azure Hybrid Connections make it easy to create secure connections between protected resources and external devices: mobile phones, tablets, laptops, you name it.  The architecture looks something like this: To demonstrate this, let’s reuse existing blogs and tutorials to get to …

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Reading performance counter data in .NET

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Nothing you can’t easily write yourself, but while playing around, I wrote this one myself, and learned one or two things. Firsltry, it demonstrates the wrinkle that when reading % processor time you need to specify the instance name of the …

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SharePoint 2013 App fails with custom FBA login page

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I’ve seen the future and it’s almost here

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Do you perform Information Architecture or a Data Architecture?

Your ads will be inserted here byAdSense Now!.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. So, full disclosure, I care about Wikipedia.  Call me dumb, I know.  Wikipedia has been described, alternatively, as the best platform ever invented for fostering useless arguments among ignorant people /and/ the most successful encyclopedia effort of all time.  The truth, …

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