Stache-istics!

A week ago we launched www.mymoustache.net, a fun website that uses machine learning to measure your facial hair and promote men’s health. And we’ve got some nice mentions around the media at venturebeat.com, PC World, Movember, Business Insider and a few others. And now we’re starting to look at the data behind the scenes and learn […]

Announcing the first alpha of AzureLens.net

This is another crazy idea I’ve been working on for a while, and now I’m finally getting a few volunteers to help me with: www.azurelens.net This allows the visualization of Azure based systems in a very cool way. More details on our GitHub repo: https://github.com/matvelloso/AzureLens/   Hey, you can even see the architecture of How-Old.Net and TwinsOrNot.Net there! […]

And because we love open source…

Here’s the v1 of TwinsOrNot.Net source released under MIT license: https://github.com/matvelloso/twinsornot Again, this was a 4 hours project. It isn’t fancy. It was done quickly after a long trip and little sleep so please don’t hold me accountable for not covering all the best practices in ASP.Net MVC, not properly referencing all the JavaScript libraries, not […]

And here’s the Azure secret sauce nobody tells you

So when people try to convince you to use Azure, the typical justifications are “elasticity” or “scalability”. Great, all good points but also too obvious. I want to share what I think is the golden value of this platform: Abstraction. I’m a developer. I want to spend my time doing what I do best: Writing […]

Which authentication library should I choose?

Authentication isn’t easy. It takes (significant) work and the developer is presented to several decision points along the way. Currently there are quite a few different ways of authenticating your client and/or service application and I want to give you some pointers that might help with deciding with the best/easiest way of moving forward.   […]

Web Camps Summer 2014 Tour

Jon Galloway just posted about our upcoming trip to Europe where we will be presenting in Portugal, Italy and Finland. Jon will also go ahead and present in Brussels and LA (busy guy) and we will also have Web Camps in New York. For the list of events, registration and dates, please check Jon’s blog […]