Using Google Authentication with ASP.NET Core (ASP.NET 5)

While speaking with some local developers about ASP.NET Core I was asked if integrating Google Authentication was just as easy in ASP.NET Core, Core MVC (MVC6) as it was in the past. I honestly had not tested it yet so I decided to give it a shot. Thankfully, its very simple, but slightly different, so … Continue reading “Using Google Authentication with ASP.NET Core (ASP.NET 5)”

Getting started with ASP.NET Core 1.0

This was presented at South Florida Code Camp 2016. You can find the code from the demo here: https://github.com/joescars/SFCCASPCoreDemo In this presentation I walk you through how to get started with ASP.NET Core 1.0. We focus on the cloud and cross platform story. I walk you through the following: High level overview of ASP.NET Core How … Continue reading “Getting started with ASP.NET Core 1.0”

Using DreamSpark to Create a WordPress Site on Azure

The following presentation will walk you through creating / activating your DreamSpark account, activating your Azure credit, and finally installing and setting up your WordPress site. Enjoy! Create a WordPress on Azure using DreamSpark from joescars

How to Deploy Vorlon.JS to Azure Web App

This video will walk you through how to deploy Vorlon.JS to an Azure Web App using Git version control. The pre-requisites for this video are that you have an active Microsoft Azure account and node.js installed.

This video will walk you through how to deploy Vorlon.JS to an Azure Web App using Git version control. The pre-requisites for this video are that you have an active Microsoft Azure account and node.js installed.

Installing Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2 from Windows 8

So you have a Raspberry Pi 2 and want to install Windows 10 IoT on it but don’t have a machine running Windows 10? No problem. These instructions will guide you through how to accomplish this. It is important to note that this is not the “official” way to install it. These instructions allow you … Continue reading “Installing Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2 from Windows 8”

Free Web Development Courses

Some of the most common questions I get from new developers is “How do I get started?” and “Are there free resources online for me to learn?”. The good news is that it is very easy to get started and Microsoft Virtual Academy is a phenomenal free resource online with hundreds of courses.

Some of the most common questions I get from new developers is “How do I get started?” and “Are there free resources online for me to learn?”. The good news is that it is very easy to get started and Microsoft Virtual Academy is a phenomenal free resource online with hundreds of courses.

Build 2015 Highlights and Windows 10

The team over at Microsoft Virtual Academy has put together an amazing course focusing on the highlights of what we learned about Windows 10, and developing for it, at //build 2015. The course is broken down into the following sections Introducing the Windows 10 App Model Windows + Open Source Software Microsoft Edge: Introducing the New … Continue reading “Build 2015 Highlights and Windows 10”

Microsoft Virtual Academy May 2015 Preview

If you haven’t been there already, you must check out Microsoft Virtual Academy. This website provides free online training for literally hundreds of topics. All the videos you will find are professional and come with accompanying slides and assessments. There will be many new courses and updates published to the site during the month of … Continue reading “Microsoft Virtual Academy May 2015 Preview”

Developing on Microsoft Azure

Getting started developing Microsoft Azure solutions by watching the amazing online course put together by Bret Stateham and Sidney Andrews. This course focuses on topics you will need to know in order to pass Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions. This serves as a great broad overview of the Microsoft Azure platform and its core … Continue reading “Developing on Microsoft Azure”

How Can I Learn MVC?

One of the best ways for any developer to grow is by staying up to date on all the current technologies and tools that are available to them. And as well all know, technology advances very fast. The hardest part for most of us is simply finding the time to learn new things. If you … Continue reading “How Can I Learn MVC?”