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  • Thirsty Developer Archive

    Several years ago, I help create and co-host a podcast called The Thirsty Developer with my good friend and fellow Microsoft Evangelist, Dave Bost. Creating, producing and editing the show was one of the most enjoyable experiences I have had around work. I hesitate to call it work, because we...
  • Azure Web Apps Red Exclamation / Orphaned Deployment Slots

    Quick Summary: if you are seeing the red exclamation on your web apps in the old Azure portal (http://manage.windowsazure.com) run the PowerShell Get-AzureWebsite command to see if you have deployment slots that are orphaned when you deleted the parent Web App. Delete the orphans and the red exclamation (and related...
  • ACLS Game 5 / Photoshop Practice

    I will be rooting for the Oakland A’s in game 5 of the ALCS on Thursday (October 10th). I posted this photo to show that, but also to practice my Photoshop skills. You can also check out the original photo.
  • My Windows Phone Start Screen

    Nokia has been running a series of blog posts where they have some well-known people Share their Windows Phone start screen and talk about the apps they use most and why they have customized their device that way. This is not a new meme, I have seen folks share their...
  • Windows 8 UEFI Secure Boot on clean install

    My buddy Michael Steineke @msteineke pinged me yesterday with a problem that he was having doing a clean install of Windows 8 Enterprise on his new ThinkPad Helix. He only got a few seconds into the explanation of the problem he was having when I told him the problem was...

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