The all new GlasgowMobile User Group

Glasgow has a vibrant community of developers who like to get together and discuss about technology. For a city of its size, I would say that the technology sector is pretty big and there are lots of different user groups that one can join and find like-minded people to share…

Cross platform application development with Xamarin

I recently had the opportunity to speak to the Aberdeen .NET user group about developing cross platform applications with the Xamarin. This was my first talk of 2015 and it was a fantastic experience, starting with the drive up to Aberdeen, the majestic view I enjoyed while drinking coffee in…

Application Logging with LibLog

I have blogged about application logging in .NET a few times, here and here. It seems that every iteration gets better than the one before - the logging frameworks, not my posts :) Logging has always been important but for some odd reason it is either too complicated to implement or…

Azure Websites - Testing in production

I use Azure Websites a lot. I run a few production sites, I run test sites and proof of concept projects. The whole process of publishing to Azure has become so easy and so FREE, that I have all but eliminated all other options. You can manage your sites from…

MacBook Pro Retina vs Surface 3

This post is a response to a reader's comment that was posted on one of my earlier blog posts: My Developer Rig & why I use a MacBook Pro as a .Net developer. Today, I will try to review both machines and explain how and why I use each one…

2014 in Review

Did you have an awesome 2014? For me it was a strange year with the first half being fairly slow but as I passed the midpoint, my efforts were intensified resulting in a very exciting and busy second half. Many reasons compounded to this effect but it was mainly me…