Author Archives: Andy Poots

Great 8-part AngularJS tutorial from Gabriel Schenker

AngularJS–Part 1 AngularJS–Part 2, the controller AngularJS–Part 3, Inheritance AngularJS–Part 4, Accessing server side resources AngularJS–Part 5, pushing data to the server AngularJS–Part 6, Templates AngularJS–Part 7, Getting ready to test AngularJS–Part 8, More choice when testing

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Best little diagram to illustrate different flavours of Cloud Computing.

Stumbled across this little diagram today illustrating the basic differences between the three main flavours of Cloud Computing: IaaS – Infrastructure as a Service PaaS – Platform as a Service SaaS – Software as a Service

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Microsoft and Oracle join forces in Cloud… threatened by Amazon Web Services much?

Interesting announcement on Monday…https://blogs.oracle.com/cloud/entry/oracle_and_microsoft_join_forces   http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240186800/Oracle-offers-enterprise-software-on-Azure-and-Hyper-V  http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/news/2240186788/Diving-into-the-Oracle-Microsoft-cloud-computing-deal   Looks like Microsoft and Oracle have maybe woken up and realised that Amazon Web Services platform is a real threat…  http://www.businessinsider.com/morgan-stanley-predicts-more-aws-dominance-2013-5   http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2013/05/29/amazons-web-services-threatens-almost-all-it-says-morgan-stanley/

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The all new Microsoft Azure looks amazing!

http://www.meetwindowsazure.com/Conversations http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/

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Nokia is back… Microsoft is back… announcing the Lumia 800 awesomeness!!!

GEEK GUSH! Gadgetsphere goes bonkers over the new Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 coming in November. Still not as powerful Windows Phones as the Samsung Focus S, but the design alone is enough to make me want one of these. … Continue reading

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Computer Weekly very focused on cloud tech this week…

Energy firm scales IT through AWS Government invites bids for G-Cloud Government Cloud aims to change outrageously expensive public sector CIA Tech Chief says cloud is more secure Want to start focusing on your app more than the infrastructure? If … Continue reading

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Can’t get iOS to download…

Grrrr…. Managed to get iPad updated this morning. Still got phone to do. Not one app update or firmware update actually managed to complete tonight cos Apple’s servers are so busy… Apple’s web guys clearly haven’t come across the concepts … Continue reading

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IE9 Finally Launched

Just on the remote off-chance that you haven’t heard… Microsoft released Internet Explorer 9 today. You can download for free from http://www.beautyoftheweb.com/ Installed across most of my machines this morning. Pretty impressed. Biggest noticeable difference is huge increase in speed… … Continue reading

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Useful SharePoint 2010 Development Resources #2–Feature GUIDs

Courtesy of Stian Kirkeberg AccSrvApplication $Resources:AccsrvWss 1cc4b32c-299b-41aa-9770-67715ea05f25 Farm 7ed6cd55-b479-4eb7-a529-e99a24c10bd3 AccSrvMSysAso Access Services System Objects 29ea7495-fca1-4dc6-8ac1-500c247a036e Web 7ed6cd55-b479-4eb7-a529-e99a24c10bd3 AccSrvRestrictedList Access Services Restricted List Definition a4d4ee2c-a6cb-4191-ab0a-21bb5bde92fb Web 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 AccSrvShell $Resources:AccsrvWss bcf89eb7-bca1-4468-bdb4-ca27f61a2292 Web 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 AccSrvSolutionGallery $Resources:AccsrvWss 744b5fd3-3b09-4da6-9bd1-de18315b045d Site 7ed6cd55-b479-4eb7-a529-e99a24c10bd3 AccSrvSolutionGalleryStapler $Resources:AccsrvWss d5ff2d2c-8571-4c3c-87bc-779111979811 Farm … Continue reading

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Useful SharePoint 2010 Development Resources #1–Field Types

If you’re developing custom site columns in Visual Studio for SharePoint, then this list of field types will come in handy… n-joy AllDayEvent Attachments Boolean BusinessData Calculated CallTo Choice Computed Confirmations ContactInfo ContentTypeId Counter CrossProjectLink Currency DateTime Decimal Facilities File … Continue reading

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