Windows Azure


Thank you Xamarin for the honor of the MVP status

I am honored to have been awarded the MVP status for Xamarin in this recent rotation.  Since I found out about Xamarin as an option in Windows Azure Mobile Services (WAMS) through Microsoft Azure, I recognized that this tool would give me an entry point into mobile development with a […]


My SharePoint Evolution Conference London 2015 Wrap-up 1

As we settle back into work mode, we look back on the week of April 19th and for those of us fortunate to have been at the SharePoint Evolution Conference hosted by Combined Knowledge in London, United Kingdom between last Monday through Wednesday, we witnessed and experienced quiet a lot.  […]


Reminders and TakeAways for SharePoint Hybrid

Why write this Post Last Updated: December 9th 2014 While I do have some resources spread across the ‘Interwebs’ on Hybrid especially as I deliver sessions and webinars, I found myself with a unique opportunity as I prepare for my latest SharePoint Hybrid session coming up on December 15th 2014.  […]


Going to TechEd.Interested in SharePoint.Hybrid.Yammer.Search.OneDrive 1

Yes, I wanted the Topic and URL to have all the Key Topic Areas around my Session. Cheesy, yes I know, but it gets the point across 🙂 Now for more serious stuff. What is TechEd & why you should care TechEd is a Microsoft Conference for ITPros and Developers […]


Game Plan for SharePoint Conference Session 330 and 313 1

What’s our Theme I have three sessions at SharePoint Conference 2014 and the overarching theme of my sessions and perhaps for the Conference will be centered around Cloud, Apps, and Hybrid.  Please visit this blog to see more details about my sessions, I am using this blog post to refine […]


Check out my SharePoint Conference 2014 Session Teaser 2

Movie Trailers and More for my SPC Sessions In the lead up to SharePoint Conference 2014 on March 3rd through 6th at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas session speakers are doing all they can to drum up excitement (rightfully so) for their sessions.  Keep up on all my session […]


SQL Azure to EF5 to OData to BCS EL 3

Précis So yesterday, I was talking with Ted Pattison as he did a Critical Path class on the Great SharePoint Adventure (GSA) and a question was asked by one of his students about using Entity Framework to connect to a Oracle Database and then make an External Content Type and […]