Clearing the Cloud: Mistakes, Misconceptions and Misuses With Cloud Computing

In the late 1890s, there was a fuel-burning, smoke-blowing generator in the basement of every factory and business in Chicago. Also in this basement were men working to maintain and service this generator to keep it running as best they could. When the generator was working, it was business as usual. When it wasn’t, machines … Continued

Targeting multiple platforms

I hear you, it’s not always easy to create an application on many platforms. You want to build an iOS app, use Objective-C. You want to build a Windows Phone app, use C#. You want to build an Android app, use Java. It’s not an easy process, but there are tools, and ways of doing … Continued

Is the cloud really secure?

First, let’s make it clear, I’m not a security expert, but I do care about security. I also get quite often questions about the security of Cloud Computing, so let me share my own point of view on the topic. They are the experts As a lot of developers, I know how to build, and … Continued

Imagine all the possibilities

In Toronto, during the weekend of November 23th we will have our first Windows 8 Pure Imagination event. If you are a developer, a designer, a student or a startup member, this event is for you! In less than 40 hours, we will imagine all the possibilities with Windows 8. With 24 sessions split between 4 tracks … Continued

Linux on Windows Azure, it’s possible

I bet that most of you aren’t used to seeing the word Windows, and Linux in the same sentence! I did a couple of blog posts on Windows Azure in the past as I’m really happy with this service, and the openness the team shown since the beginning make this service a powerful tool for … Continued

Wordcamp Montreal is at our doors

This is a sign that summer is slowly getting away: conferences will start again soon. In a bit more than two weeks, Wordcamp Montreal 2012 will be at our doors. The fourth edition of this conference for WordPress lovers will take place at the UQAM – Coeur des Sciences18th, and 19th of August. Wordcamp is … Continued