You should follow the documentation here. However, one thing is missing. When you use the Azure CLI to generate a service account you are not provided with the accurate ObjectId for the Active Directory Service Principal. As a result, if you put the wrong value in the “object_id” field in the packer variables file you … Continue reading Setting up Packer and Azure
I am running a stand alone service fabric cluster on a single, albeit beefy, physical server. This cluster has three virtual nodes. That’s because I am using a modified version of the Unsecure.DevCluster configuration template. There are other templates that will allow you to deploy to multiple physical (or virtual) machines but I don’t see … Continue reading Standalone Cluster On a Single Machine: Same Rules Apply
Here is my home lab setup. I was able to re-wire everything over the holidays so things are a bit more tidy thanks to extensive use of Velcro cable management strips and the cable management arms that came with my StarTech rack. FRONT (2x) Sonos Connect Amp Arlo Pro Base Station + Sonos Connect Amp … Continue reading My Home Lab
I use Trello frequently as my digital Kanban system of choice. Here are a few tips that I used when using Trello and what I advise those on my team to follow. Limit Work In Progress. Focus is hard to achieve if you are split in 100 different directions at the same time. Your Kanban … Continue reading Tips for Trello: How to use Kanban more effectively
I recently setup Lync for Mac and tried to get it working with Office 365. Epic fail. Luckily this was easily remedied by a couple well place bing searches. 1. Install the Update 2. Manually Configure Unfortunately for non-expert users this would be a huge cliff for them to fall off. I hope the Mac … Continue reading Lync for Mac 2011 and Office 365
While researching Windows Phone 7’s design metaphor “Metro”, I ran across this blog article which included as an attachment a Slide Show by Mark Simonson about Adrian Frutiger. Not being at all educated in typography I still found it immensely informative and interesting. I would highly recommend it.
Check out my new laptop. Downloading VS2010 so I can put the new Silverlight 4 bits on it tonight!
Thanks to everyone who attended my presentations on “Expression Blend+SketchFlow” and “Silverlight: Beyond the Flying Shoe”. I sincerely hope you enjoyed them as much as I enjoyed giving them. I posted my decks and demo solutions on SkyDrive. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions or want to talk … Continue reading Columbus Dog Food Conference 2009 Presentation