Top 5 .NET Exceptions

When you use the word Exception it always sounds scary, but exceptions in .NET are far from scary and are much more useful than the old days of returning error codes and error strings. With that in mind, here are my top five tips for handling .NET Exceptions.

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Playing Media with Xamarin Forms

Xamarin Forms has a rich set of controls which work natively across platforms. However, a big gap in functionality is the ability to play audio or video content.

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Compliance – Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) – How to Secure your Devices in 15 minutes (Part 2)

Source: Compliance – Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) – How to Secure your Devices in 15 minutes (Part 2) We left off at that part of our story with a fully fledged E3 – Office 365 tenant and an E5 Enterprise Mobility & Security subscription. We also have a custom domain connected to the…


Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) –How to Secure your Devices in 15 minutes (Part 1)

Source: Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) –How to Secure your Devices in 15 minutes (Part 1) EMS – the Easy Way Since I deployed Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility and Security products (EMS) (and blogged about it).I have been inundated with requests for a how-to guide (well a few people were curious anyway). So here it is….


Looking back at 2016 in programming humour

source: https://imgur.com/NbCc7ca
source: https://imgur.com/NbCc7ca

We’ve shared loads of funny animated gifs and images on our social channels. Cheeky, and often with an underlying message that rings true, they are a fun way to break up the monotony of our daily lives, and maybe even make us smile some more. As it’s Christmas, we want to share with you the tweets…

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A software developer's guide to clean code

Writing clean, concise code is a lot harder than it sounds. It requires experience and a good understanding of how code hangs together. The larger the system, the bigger the challenge.

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OWASP top 10 or fixing web security, one item at a time

OWASP top 10
OWASP top 10

Microsoft Software Engineer Christos Matskas looks at the OWASP Top 10 security risks, such as hackers, security misconfiguration, and cross site scripting, and suggests tools and practices to help you to mitigate them.

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Bare metal Nano

Last time I went through the quick and easy way of creating and connecting to a Nano server VHD. This is great for all your virtual needs, but with the ability of a Nano server deployment image to act as a hyper v host, a failover cluster node and a scale out file server using…