Jonas Stawski

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Getting Started with SignalR

Join me as I present Getting Started with SignalR at the West Palm Beach .NET user group September 25th, 2012. SignalR is a groundbreaking open-source project in the .NET community. It offers real-time communication to a variety of platforms, is ... [More]

Seemingly Integrate SkyDrive or DropBox With Your Windows Libraries

The world of computers has dramatically changed; what once was an utopia, it is now a reality. Bill Gate’s vision of one computer on every home seemed like an impossibility, but now it is very common to see an average person own a computer, tablet, a... [More]

Scaling Out/In with the Azure Management API

The Windows Azure Service Management REST API docs are very well written and informative, but they do lack in examples. In this post I will write a guide on how to use the Rest API to programmatically Scale Out/In (increase/decrease the number of ins... [More]

Deleting the Windows.old directory after upgrading to Windows 8 Release Preview

With the release of Windows 8 Release Preview comes the necessity to upgrade. If you are running Windows 8 Developer/Consumer Preview it is as easy as running the Setup and upgrading. The setup was pretty fast and very easy to follow, they even cut t... [More]

AspNetHost deprecated in SignalR 0.5

Now that SignalR 0.5 is out you can scale out using Windows Azure Web Roles and the Service Bus. So if you want to do so you can follow the steps laid out by Clemens Vasters. The problem I had is that I couldn’t find AspNetHost anywhere. After an hou... [More]

Using Windows 8 Tablet as a Hotspot

If you were lucky like me and were at the Microsoft BUILD conference last September then you probably have a Samsung Series 7 Tablet repurposed for the Windows 8 preview. The good thing about that tablet is that it also came with a free 1 year of AT&... [More]

Join me at the 2012 Orlando Code Camp

Today I will be presenting “An inside look into a successful Windows Phone app” at the Orlando Code Camp. We will take a look at the source code of the famous Champions League Tracker application for Windows Phone 7. We will look into the architectur... [More]

Join me at the Weston Learning Group

Today I will be presenting my famous Programming Web for Beginners at the Weston Learning Group. Programming Web is a combination of Programming Web 101 and 201, two sessions I usually give at Code Camps and user groups across the south east. This se... [More]

Debugging the Windows Phone Ad Control

I’ve written previously about my lessons learned of the Windows Phone 7 ad control and it appears as I haven’t learned my lesson yet. About a month ago Champions League Tracker hit the Marketplaceand it appears to be very successful: from 11/28/2011 ... [More]

We must stop the censorship now before it is too late!

I've censored the following, in protest of a bill that gives any corporation and the US government the power to censor the internet--a bill that could pass THIS WEEK. To see the uncensored text, and to stop internet censorship, visit: http://american... [More]