Storing IoT Data in a database
Learn how to use Stream Analytics to stream data from an IoT hub to a database such as Cosmos DB
Connecting your Domain.com domain name to your web app during an MLH hackathon
You’re at an MLH Hackathon and you decide you want to win the Domain.com prize for the best domain name registered at the event. You’ve decided on the ultimate name, and now you want to use it for your hack… Here’s how to connect it to Azure app service.
Getting an internship at Microsoft
Come as you are, do what you love I’ve been asked a few times for thoughts and tips around getting an internship at Microsoft. So in the spirit of “I didn’t have time to reply to you so I wrote this blog post”, I thought I’d provide a stack of resources useful to folks …
Visualizing locations and paths on a map with Azure Maps
Learn how to show an Azure Maps control on a web page, and add pins and paths to the map
Are you where you should be? Checking Geofences using Azure Maps
A Geofence is a virtual boundary defined using an area on a map. Azure Maps has tools for checking if a coordinate is inside that Geofence. This post looks at how to do these checks.
Streaming Serial data using an MXChip
The MXChip board has 2 serial ports - one using the USB which is great for debugging, and one you can use to stream data from third party modules. This article shows you how! TL;DR - connect the TXD on the module to 1 on the MXChip, RXD to 2, then create a new Serial using UARTClass Serial1(UART_1); …
Save your users from typing with AI 🤖
I’ve been playing a lot with the Azure Custom Vision Service - a great service to build image classification and object detection models with just a few images. To make it easier to test my models, I wanted to build a mobile app that connects to a custom vision project and uses that to …
Building a live caption tool - part 1
Learn how to build a live captioner using Python and the Azure Cognitive Services
Adding Try .NET to VSCode launch.json
Learn how to launch Try .NET from VS Code using the debug menu instead of the terminal.
Trying out Try .NET
Try .NET is a new thing to come from the .NET teams that allows you to, well, try .NET. In a browser. You can think of it as a way to create interactive .NET documentation using .NET Core. What is Try .NET The experience or writing code in a browser itself isn’t new, developers have been able …
Python on a Raspberry Pi using VS Code
Want to use VS Code on a Raspberry Pi to code in Python?
Here’s how to do it.