Azure PowerShell 1.0 Is in Preview Now
You can find Preview of Azure PowerShell in PowerShell gallery now. Later on
an MSI or WebPI installer version of the preview will be added. The present
0.9.8 version will become 1.0 in due course and the preview is only for
testing, not really for production.
The stated goals of this preview are:
Enable better support for Resource Manager in Azure Automation Separate Azure
Service Management and Resource Manager functionality to provide clarity
regarding features of Azure the cmdlets target Enforce semantic versioning
and ensure cmdlets authored against a given major version of Azure PowerShell
will not encounter breaking changes from updates to Azure PowerShell
Distribute Azure PowerShell through WebPI and PowerShell Gallery to enable
quicker delivery of new features and defect resolutions Automation of Azure
PowerShell MSDN re... (more)
The ever increasing role of mobile devices in both personal and corporate
spheres has pushed companies to come up with a wide range of ideas. There are
many perceived challenges and each company has its own set of strategies
based on the mobile user needs and company resources.
IBM MobileFirst covers all platforms from desktop to cloud. IBM's purchase of
Worklight in 2012 and the Cloudant database as a service in 2014 were all
instrumental in structuring the IBMFirst Mobile Platform .
Here is a screen shot of the slide show. It is good mix of IBM Bluemix,
Worklight Platform and Clo... (more)
"CodeBug is a cute, programmable and wearable device designed to introduce
simple programming and electronic concepts to anyone, at any age. It is easy
to program CodeBug using the online interface, which features colourful drag
and drop blocks, an in-browser emulator and engaging community features.
Create your own games, clothes, robots or whatever other wacky inventions you
have in mind! "
For hobbyists looking for low-cost IOT hardware Codebug (from a kickstarter
project) offers something very affordable and interesting. Codebug is built
around PIC18F microcontroller.
In addi... (more)
Azure IoT Suite became generally available starting September 29.
This suite consist of technologies to monitor and manage devices that come
under Internet of Things.
Microsoft according to Scott Guthrie provides advanced capabilities like
stream processing and predictive analytics.
Enterprises/Organizations use prebuilt solutions.
Read more here:
The following customers chowcased the Azure IOT Suite: ThyssenKrupp Elevators
Microsoft also has a IoT certification program called "Microsoft Azure
Web Platform Installer is one of my favorite programs that I often use. It
has an extensive list of products and applications that you can download and
install. It also shows if the product has already been installed on the
computer as sometimes you may forget what you installed (version, etc) . It
not only installs a program but all the required/dependent programs as well.
For example IIS on my computer has many items installed and if needed I can
install the others by just looking at this list.
Here are some latest Tools (Aug-Sep2015) from WPI5.0:
Herein I describ... (more)