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Auto-posting to dev.to using a GitHub action
Auto-posting to dev.to using a GitHub action

I’ve been wanting to build a tool to post markdown automatically to blogging platforms. That way I (or anyone else) can write a blog post in markdown, save it in a GitHub repo, and have it automatically posted to a blogging platform of their choice. I’ve created a small Python app to do …

Getting started with GitHub Codespaces
Getting started with GitHub Codespaces

The bane of every new developers life is getting your environment set up to be productive. And when I say new developer - I don’t just mean a dev who is new to a team, but every developer who needs to work on a project they haven’t worked on before. Each project has it’s own …

Announcing a New Free Curriculum: IoT for Beginners
Announcing a New Free Curriculum: IoT for Beginners

It is our very great pleasure to announce the release of a new, free, MIT-licensed open-source curriculum all about the Internet of Things: IoT for Beginners. Brought to you by a team of Azure Cloud Advocates, Program Managers, and Microsoft Learn Student Ambassadors, we hope to empower students of …

Installing Scikit-Learn on a Apple Silicon
Installing Scikit-Learn on a Apple Silicon

At the end of last year I splashed out on a shiny new Apple MacBookAir with the M1 processor as I was fed up with an old Intel-based MacBookPro that was quite honestly crippled by corporate anti-virus software. Out the box this machine is amazing. It’s ridiculously fast, and lasts for ever on …

Visualizing locations and paths on a map with Azure Maps
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

Building a live caption tool - part 1
Building a live caption tool - part 1

Learn how to build a live captioner using Python and the Azure Cognitive Services

Connecting Pycom boards to Azure IoT Hub
Connecting Pycom boards to Azure IoT Hub

Learn how to connect a PyCom board to Azure IoT Hub

Python on a Raspberry Pi using VS Code
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.