Saving Lives With Open Source Software

I recently had the opportunity to speak on DotNetConf, hosted live on Channel9, about HTBox and the AllReady open source software project. The video is shared below. More About AllReady AllReady is an open source project build on ASP.NET Core, deployed to Windows Azure and maintained on GitHub. It is actively being developed and a … Continued

Chocolatey installs Python where on Windows?

Where does Chocolatey install python? It’s useful to know where chocolatey installs python. A lot of tools use Python. For me that includes Vim, Sphinx, and gulp-imagemin. Those programs read environmental variables such as PATH and PYTHON to know where to find the executable and its scripts. That means we need to know where chocolatey … Continued

Hosting ASP.NET Core RC2 in an Azure Web App

  This is how we publish our ASP.NET Core RC2 application from GitHub to an Azure Web App. It’s an algae monitoring API, which we were running with the pre-release of RC2 in an virtual machine on Azure. There were only a few changes to make in order to move to an Azure Web App … Continued

Kestrel running Aurelia

Task Run Aurelia using Kestrel on Linux, Mac, or Windows. Why? I would like to get away from using IIS and IIS Express when doing client-side development on Windows. Prerequisites Install ASP.NET Core RC1. You also need a basic understanding of ASP.NET Core. Download the Aurelia starter kit. You also need a basic understanding of … Continued

Make Web Not War | Live From Montreal | Feb 5, 2016 | 9AM EST

Join us for a full day conference about web standards, open source and open data presented by Microsoft and LightHouse Labs. World-class speakers from Montreal’s premiere Open Source Community will speak about all aspects of web standards, open source, open data and open government and so much more. You’ll learn about the latest IETF & ECMA … Continued

Each release of ASP.NET meets a challenge

Each release of ASP.NET meets a challenge ASP.NET Core is the newest release of ASP.NET. It is open-source. That is because the software development community challenged Microsoft to release it as open-source, and because ASP.NET continues to meet customers’ challenges. If we want to understand something, we need to look at its history. Exploring the … Continued