All about Connect() 2016

Lots of announcements the Connect(); 2016 event around the new wave of tools from Microsoft. TL; DR; Microsoft released Visual Studio for Mac, .NET Core 1.1 (with ASP.NET Core and EF Core) and Visual…

Extending the dotnet core cli: introducing dotnet-prop

Last week, on the last day of the MVP Summit, I participated in the .NET Hackathon. There were many different topics, ranging from ASP.NET Core to Minecraft and HoloLens. But I was interested in…

MacBookPro vs Surface Book [based on specs]

Now it is an exciting moment to buy a new laptop, with Microsoft having released its new lineup of Surface devices and Apple having released its new MacBookPro with TouchBar. I have a super-old…

I’m no more an MVP… and that’s OK

This the time of the year when usually member of the Microsoft community post about becoming Microsoft MVP or having their status renewed for another year. I also did that for 8 years, first on my…

From iPhone to Windows Phone and back: why?

I just bought myself a new iPhone 7. This was a long overdue change, as since a few months my Microsoft Lumia was acting weird, and with no clear future path for Windows Phones, I didn’t want to buy…

Umbraco and Me

If I can summarize in one word what is my main field of expertise I would say CMS: since I started working in 1996 I always built public websites based on CMS. When working with Esperia, around year…