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Move an Azure storage blob to another store

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Move an Azure storage blob to another store took a little bit longer than I thought that it would. All I wanted to do was move a VHD from one storage account to another. However this is a little more complicated than it seems on the surface. The post Move an Azure storage blob to another store appeared first on naked ALM - Experts in ALM, TFS & lean-agile with Scrum.

How I Answer Course Questions

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I am delighted to be creating courses for Pluralsight. It’s fun and it’s something I can do while I am travelling on the I hope the students are getting a lot out of the courses and am happy to answer questions when they get stuck. But it seems that many of the questions end up as messages directly here on my blog or even directly to my email address. The only problem with this is that if I answer questions directly, the other students can’t benefit from them. This is why I invariably reply asking them to
ask on the discussion tab. I point this out because it seems that some students missed this part of the course page entirely: Funny thing is that I get a lot of duplicate questions so that going to the discussion tab and searching would solve many questions. I try to be active there and answer questions as fast as I can. In some cases, other students have answered the questions better than I could. Great to see the power of a mini-community in action! Thanks again for watching my courses!

Jekyll Pagination and Infinite Scroll

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Recently I updated the Scott Logic blog to implement infinite scrolling using a combination of Jekyll pagination and jScroll. Both of these components are quite fussy about their respective configuration, meaning that integrating them took longer than expected. I thought I'd share my solution in this blog post, hopefully saving others from the hours I spent digging into jScroll code or cursing Jekyll!

O’Reilly Deal of the Day 14/Oct/2014–Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day.

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Originally posted on: 05:00 PT 15/October/2014, to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, O’Reily are offering 50% off e-books and videos authored by women! See the long list at Programming Windows Store Apps with C# “If you’re a .NET developer looking to build tablet apps, this practical book takes you step-by-step through the process of developing apps for the Windows Store. You’ll learn how to use Microsoft’s Modern UI design language with Windows 8.1 and WinRT 8.1.1 by building a line-of-business mobile app with C# through the course of the book.”
Programming Entity Framework: Code First “Take advantage of the Code First data modeling approach in ADO.NET Entity Framework, and learn how to build and configure a model based on existing classes in your business domain. With this concise book, you’ll work hands-on with examples to learn how Code First can create an in-memory model and database by default, and how you can exert more control over the model through further configuration.” Head First HTML5 Programming “HTML has been on a wild ride. Sure, HTML started as a mere markup...(Read whole news on source site)

Creating Radio Buttons using Bootstrap and MVC

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As I previously published, the normal HTML radio buttons and radio buttons just do not look good. Yes, bootstrap has a CSS class that will attempt to at least let render a radio button consistently across browsers, but it still is just the default HTML look. In addition, trying to hit a radio button on a mobile phone can sometimes be a little challenging. In an MVC project we are doing for a client, they wanted the radio buttons to look more like buttons. Since we were already using bootstrap for this project we were able to create our own radio
buttons using the “btn-group” class from bootstrap. Let’s walk through how we created these. Normal Radio Buttons As most of you know, creating normal radio buttons in MVC is easy to do with the Radio Button HTML helper class. The code below is what you write for creating standard HTML radio buttons in MVC:
@using (Html.BeginForm()) {  
    @Html.RadioButton("gender", "Male",          new { }) Male     @Html.RadioButton("gender", "Female",          new { id = "IsFemale" }) Female  
NOTE: You must add the new { Bootstrap Radio Buttons Using bootstrap, add a
with a class of either “radio” or “radio-inline” around your radio buttons. You may optionally also...(Read whole news on source site)

Setting up Azure Service Bus for debugging SharePoint 2013 Workflows

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If you follow the instructions on to set up an Azure Service Bus to debug your SharePoint 2013 you need to take careful note of this starting paragraph. Update 9/19/2014: Please note Microsoft Azure Service Bus now supports two types of connection strings: SAS and ACS. For remote event debugging via Azure Service Bus, only ACS connection string is currently supported as shown below. Follow the instructions in Service Bus Authentication and Authorization to get an ACS connection string for any new Service Bus namespace created after August 2014. I
skim read, so I missed it, twice.  And then spent a lot of time digging through why my brand new Azure Service Bus (SAS) doesn't work with SharePoint 2013's debugging. To redeem myself and me ranting at other people (for my own fault of ... not-reading).  I present the following: The newbie picture guide on how to set up Azure Service Bus for Office 365   Go here: Scroll down and install the command line tools.  I went with the Windows PowerShell option on the left. The download will run the...(Read whole news on source site)

#1,179 – Alignment and Margin Properties for a Custom FrameworkElement

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When you create a custom control that derives from FrameworkElement, your control has access to all standard FrameworkElement behavior.  This includes the use of the Margin property, as well as the HorizontalAlignment and VerticalAlignment properties. Below, we use margin and alignment in positioning a custom framework element within a Grid. (Showing grid lines for clarity). Filed under: Controls Tagged: Controls, WPF