Building an Affordable Education Robot

A while back I heard about the affordable education robot. I thought it was a very interesting approach and I wanted to build one and see if I could get my daughter interested in it. I tried to buy one but my search for it turned out nothing, so I contacted Justinjustin, who is listed as the contact on the bottom of the page about getting my hands on one.

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Introducing ResumeChef

I’d like to introduce you to a project I’ve been working on over the past year. It’s called ResumeChef and it’s meant to help you create customized Resumes with a few clicks. You can view the marketing site or try the application out. Why Build ResumeChef? There are several reasons why I went down the path of building ResumeChef.

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Quartz.Net 3.0

I went poking around the Quartz.Net repository while trying to answer some related questions on StackOverflow. I noticed that there is now a quartznet-3 branch present (although it’s apparently been there for a couple of months). I pulled the branch but I was unable to build it. It was interesting to see that some things have changed, so you should expect to hear more about those in the form of blog posts.

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Running Windows 10 IoT on a Raspberry Pi

I’ve been working with Raspberry Pi hardware for a while now, but mostly using the tools that are more common in the space. That means that my devices have all been running Raspbian as the OS and that the programs I’ve written for them have all been written in Python. Now that the official release of Windows 10 for IoT is out, I thought I’d give it a whirl and talk about my experience.

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Setting up Visual Studio Online and Hipchat Integration

While searching for a way to add TFS integration to Hipchat, I came across a bunch of posts that were not particularly useful. In my particular case, I was looking to integrate Visual Studio Online’s TFS with Hipchat, so using a separate service to manage this integration seemed like unnecessary pain.

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