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Developing Smart Contracts in Ethereum with Dapple and Visual Studio Code in Windows with Docker.

Dapple from its origins as Python tool to its current implementation in node.js has fascinated me. With dapple you can unit test your Ethereum Solidty contracts using Solidity, the same way as if you test C# code with C# Code, Javascript, etc.

Moving your blog from Ghost to Github and Jekyll

Until recently I was hosting this blog in Azure using Ghost, this was using a Web App in Shared mode. Shared mode is not ideal as you need to keep alive your website, and also costs some money.

Solidity contracts in Visual Studio Code

After the recent release of Visual Studio Code beta, and its support for extensions, I decided to add support for the Ethereum Solidity smart contract language.

AzureCon 2015 videos

All the AzureCon videos, for simplified browsing / selection.

Surface Book (I want one)

Also a Nokia 950 XL and the new USB hub, but lets start with a new laptop.

Microsoft Astoria (bridge for Android applications) is here

What was the problem with windows phone? Only one, the lack of applications. In Build 2015 the project Astoria was announced, now called Window Bridge, and will enable to build applications for Windows 10 Mobile by reusing Android Code.

Azure digest (Mobile apps Node.js, Apple ProRes, Docker Swarm) 2015-09-14

Nodejs support Azure Mobile apps, Apple ProRes support, Docker Swarm clusters on Azure.

Nodejs v4 out, Raspberry touchscreen and other news / blog posts of today

Node v4.0.0 (Stable)

"The collaborators of the Node.js project and the members of the Node.js Foundation are proud to offer v4.0.0 for general release. This release represents countless hours of hard work encapsulated in both the Node.js project and the io.js project that are now combined in a single codebase. The Node.js project is now operated by a team of 44 collaborators, 15 of which form its Technical Steering Committee (TSC). Further, over 100 new individuals have been added to the list of people contributing code to core since v0.12.7." More info

Setup your own testnet in Ethereum

This post will cover the steps to create your own testnet in Ethereum using Geth. From creating your own genesis to start mining.

Zumo.Sharp (.net Zumo WAMS authentication)

When Windows Azure mobile services originally launched ,the integration of node.js and to Azure Table Storage was not as fast than using .Net. I wanted also to reduce the costs and be billed only for a website or mobile service, not both.

ZeroMQ introductions and resources

Compilation of resources and introductions to ZeroMQ

Windows 10, Taskbar, Start menu and / or other programs not responding

Following a restart my Start menu, taskbar and other "modern" applications did not work. To fix this I found out two options. System file check and Register again all the modern applications, to me it did the trick the last option, but nevertheless I found some corrupted files using the system file check.

Creating your Ghost blog in Azure

This guide will cover the steps I have followed to create this blog in Azure.