Strong Naming: One Year Later

It is almost 1 year to the date of when I first posted JSON.NET Strong Naming And NuGet Woes and the NuGet compatibility issues have stabilized  This stabilization hasn't happened through a change from Microsoft, but a change in how publishers of NuGet packages version their libraries. I am…

Free 5 Hours From Executify

Executify is offering 5 hours of complimentary compute time in honor of the MVP 2013 Summit for running CRON jobs in the cloud. In honor of the Microsoft MVP Summit going on in Seattle right now, we are offering every person who signs up this week, 5 hours of complimentary…

Being Stolen From Sucks

When you put open source software out there in the wild there is a mutual understanding that, you are going to see my source code, and probably take some influence from it into your own source code.  Maybe sometimes you even take a little more than influence, and copy some…

Azure Tip: How are Web Sites priced?

One of the questions that comes up often related to Azure Websites is: How are Web Sites priced? To understand how they are priced you have to understand what a Web Site is to Azure. To Azure a Web Site, in its most simple definition, is: A single app pool…

Azure Tip: My Management Certificate Is Public What Do I Do?

Yesterday @writeameer posted on twitter a search query, using the new GitHub Code Search, showing that there are a whole lot of users on GitHub that have exposed their management certificates to the public.  If you are not aware a management certificate gives you access to administer your Azure account…

Executify's Vision

As I explained about a month ago when I introduced Executify, I have launched a new website that works a lot like Azure Mobile Service Jobs except that you have more control over the jobs and you can create them in the .NET 4.5 Framework. Since then I have…