Code it Yourself…

A blog on Microsoft Azure and .NET by Carlos Mendible

  • EasyAzureServiceBus: easy Service Bus 1.1 for Windows Server

    A couple of years ago I started to work with one of my clients to implement an on-premises Service Bussolution. While investigating the options I discovered a nice library, EasyNetQ: an easy .

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  • Get Ready: Exam 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

    I recently passed the 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutionsexam, and I want to share with you tips about the exam and the resources I used to study: Should you take the exam?

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  • Book: PMP Rapid Review by Sean Whitaker

    Four months ago I cleared the PMP exam as part of a program launched by @SogetiSpainand I want to share with you that the book: “PMP Rapid Review" by Sean Whitaker was key to success.

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  • VSTS Git Credential Manager

    Since the year started I’ve been working hard with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) with Git as source control. I was getting tired of entering my git credentials on each clone, pull or push, on Windows or Mac OS X, so this weekend I decided to surf the web and look for a multi-platform solution.

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  • Help! I just Inherited Code

    You just inherited someone else’s code and you feel like the task is going to be impossible. You are overwhelmed by the lack of documentation, you also find out that there are no tests in place and you wonder how on earth you will make the requested changes without breaking things.

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  • When will Singularity happen?

    Maybe I was 12 when I listened to ‘Mr Roboto’ by Styx for the last time. The song was recorded for the album ‘Kilroy Was Here’ in 1982. That was 11 years before the first release of the Mosaic web browser, 17 before the term ‘Internet of Things’ was coined and approximately 30 years before the rise of IoT.

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  • Live Long and Prosper: Apply Four Simple Programming Principles

    Any application that is critical to running the mainstream operation of a business can be considered a mission critical application. These applications should be sustainable, maintainable, flexible and adaptable to keep up with the pace of today’s evolving nature of business.

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  • DevOps, People and Emotions

    I had the luck to end last year as speaker on an expert panel in IASA Spain’s latest session about ALM trends and challenges, where we spent the morning talking about, amazing ALM tools, DevOps, People and Emotions.

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  • Continuum and The Surveillance State

    Continuum is a Canadian science fiction series in which the world, by year 2077, is run by huge hi-tech corporations and is heavily surveilled with few freedoms. The only dissenters are a terrorist organization called Liber-8.

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  • Do IT Certifications help?

    Recently I’ve been discussing with my friends and coworkers the importance of IT Certifications, which lead us to ask if in today’s highly competitive world, certifications really help Software Developers improve skills or even find their dream job or the rewards they desire.

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