TechBash 2017 – Slide Decks and Code Samples

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

This post was originally posted on Stiller on Software TechBash 2017 Last week I had the honor to present two sessions at TechBash 2017. I would like to thank the organizers for having me over, and thank the audience for attending my sessions. Unfortunately, the sessions were not recorded, but you can find the slide decks and links to code samples below. Session 1 - Building an IoT Massive Multiplayer Game in 60 Minutes Session Abstract The realm of Internet of Things (IoT) is quite trendy these days. Take hundreds (or thousands, or millions) of devices, gather information at scale, make educated decisions and...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Monday, September 18, 2017

This post was originally posted on Stiller on Software Next month is gonna be kind of crazy, or as I like to call it - "Crazy October!". As much as I like public speaking appearances, this upcoming October is gonna be packed with appearances in three major international conferences. TechBash 2017 First up is TechBash taking place on October 4th-6th at the Pocono Manor Kalahari Resort in Pennsylvania, USA. At TechBash I will be speaking in two sessions: Bot-tender: A chat bot walks into a bar - In this session you'll get to know the Microsoft Bot Framework and the Azure Bot Service,...

Understanding Code with NDepend

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Unfamiliar Territories Recently I had to quickly understand and take over a customer's .NET code base. This code base has a lot of history, and as such I was sure that time has taken its toll on it. My goal was to quickly understand the overall quality of the code as well as map areas of the code base which are more problematic in regards to maintainability and testability. While it is possible to accomplish this task with Visual Studio's Code Metrics, I wanted to get a deeper insight and that's when I turned to NDepend. Luckily for me, NDepend...
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רשמים וחידושים מכנס Build 2016

Sunday, April 10, 2016

שבוע שעבר נערך כנס מפתחי התוכנה השנתי הגדול של מיקרוסופט – Microsoft Build – בו השתתפתי ביחד עם משלחת גדולה מאנשי CodeValue ואף הצגנו בדוכן בתערוכה את OzCode – תוסף ה-Debugging שלנו ל-Visual Studio. במהלך הכנס, שהתקיים כרגיל בסן-פרנסיסקו, הוכרזו והוצגו מספר רב של חידושים עבור הפלטפורמות הטכנולוגיות השונות של מיקרוסופט אשר את עיקריהן אסקור במאמר זה. לקריאת המאמר המלא...

Azure Mobile Services & SignalR

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Azure Mobile Services Azure Mobile Services is an Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering for easily authoring a mobile application back-end, complete with support for user authentication, push notifications and more. It is a type of service also commonly known as a Backend-as-a-Service. ASP.NET SignalR ASP.NET SignalR is a library for ASP.NET developers that simplifies the process of adding real-time web functionality to applications. Real-time web functionality is the ability to have server code push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available, rather than having the server wait for a client to request new data. Putting It Together Azure Mobile Services has support for...

Azure Mobile Services Workshop – Slide Deck from Last Week

Sunday, October 25, 2015

This post was originally posted on Stiller on Software Last week I had the pleasure of delivering a one day workshop at Microsoft Israel on Azure Mobile Services. For those of you who don't know, Azure Mobile Services is an Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering for easily authoring a mobile application back-end, complete with support for user authentication, push notifications and more. It is a type of service also commonly known as a Backend-as-a-Service. Azure Mobile Services Resources The slide deck for the workshop can be found here: All the demonstrations we had live on-stage are based on the Azure Mobile Services samples,...

Azure Mobile Services Workshop – Slide Deck from Last Week

Last week I had the pleasure of delivering a one day workshop at Microsoft Israel on Azure Mobile Services. For those of you who don't know, Azure Mobile Services is an Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering for easily authoring a mobile application back-end, complete with support for user authentication, push notifications and more. It is a type of service also commonly known as a Backend-as-a-Service. Azure Mobile Services Resources The slide deck for the workshop can be found here. All the demonstrations we had live on-stage are based on the Azure Mobile Services samples, which can be found on the official documentation pages...
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IoT at Israeli .NET Developer User Group

Sunday, June 14, 2015

 IoT is Hot IoT gets all the hype these days. It is the new buzzword and soon it will be in every part of our life. But what are the parts that compose an IoT project? What is the correct way to build it? In case you haven’t heard, Tamir Dresher and myself are presenting a lecture this Wednesday at the Israeli .NET Developer User Group on IoT and the cloud – with .NET! In this session we will look at how to build an IoT system using devices, sensors and the Cloud. We will demonstrate working with sensors in C#...
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Azure App Service – Resources from Yesterday’s Talk

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Thank You! First of all, I'd like to say a big thank you to all those who attended yesterday's meeting of the Israeli Azure Developer Community. Feedbacks from those who attended are great so far and I sure do hope to see you on next month's meeting. Azure App Service Resources If you saw my presentation at the meeting yesterday, you are probably very eager to start playing with API Apps and Logic Apps yourself. To get you started, yesterday's presentation was based on the following resources: Azure App Service Official Site Azure App Service Architecture Running Web and Mobile Apps on Azure App Service Azure API...
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My Impressions from Build 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Last week I attended Microsoft's Build conference at San-Francisco along with my colleagues. Build is Microsoft's prime developer conference, and as such it is packed with technical content relating to software development on top of Microsoft's various platforms - from Band, to Xbox, to PC to Azure. In this post I'll try to summarize my key observations and feelings following my attendance. The New Microsoft This started already at the previous Build last year. Following Steven Sinofsky's departure and the appointment of Satya Nadella as CEO, Microsoft has started being a more open company oriented towards its consumers and developers. One of...