1. Alexa Skill

    Over the past week I decided to build and publish an Alexa skill. Yup, that’s right, an Alexa skill… why not? …


  2. Heroku Migration

    After a while of running on github pages, which honestly still work fine… I got the wild itch to go and change things up again. I’m taking some classes on Udemy and see myself getting to the point that I want more functionality than I can get through github pages. So, enter Heroku. …


  3. Ignite 2017

    Good day all! …


  4. Welcome to 2017

    Happy New Year! It is once again time to usher in the infamous reboot-de-year. Here’s to hope the new year will carry us forward, and not drown us in waves. …


  5. Extra Life 2016

    I have for a couple years now participated in Extra Life in order to raise money for kids. This year is no different. I hope that if you have time to read this, you might also find it in your heart to give to the cause. I feel it’s important to do what we can to support and help those around us, especially children who are not always in a position to help themselves. …


  6. Azure AD Licensing Woes?!

    For anyone trying to acquire Azure AD Basic Licenses for a tenant other than your default corporate tenant within an Enterprise Agreement (think o365 here), you might just be out of luck. In working with Microsoft we’ve figured out that effectively nobody within their organization fully understands how to both sell the licenses, as well as support them. Numerous premier cases and discussions result in the resounding confirmation that those licenses are just not meant for anyone. …


  7. Azure Adds Boot Diagnostics!

    One of the issues that has existed with Azure as a cloud service provider was the simple lack of any access to the console. While it is understood the need for that access is rare, it is a valuable diagnostic tool for when the state of your system falls on its face. Other cloud providers give access to the console not only for diagnostic processes, but also for operational use. But Azure has been left in the corner. That is until now! …


  8. Site Migration to Jekyll

    #Salutations! So after much delay, I’ve sat down and worked on my site a bit. But… never content with good things, I decided to do another migration. …


  9. Happy New Year!

    Fireworks


  10. Crap it's been a while!

    In case you noticed, it was July 2012 when I last posted. I may have some other pages kept current, but still that’s a long time. …