November 8, 2016 Creating a node api app service in Azure

In order to publish a chart from pivotal trackers api I needed an api service to get the data I needed for my website. With my Visual Studio Enterprise Subscription I created an azure functions and an app service quickly and pleasantly without the fuss of setting up a whole server.

October 30, 2016 Supervised Machine Learning Algorithms

As part of the machine learning course from Udacity I attempt to understand how different supervised learning algorithms work for machine learning.

October 28, 2016 Introduction to Machine Learning

Alan discusses working on the udacity 120 machine learning course and understanding what it means to use naive bayes and support vector machines

October 12, 2016 HTTPS on Nearly Free Speech Net with Lets Encrypt

I found a simple way to get https setup on my blog which only took about an hour to do.

October 11, 2016 JSON parsing in Python and Rust

I tried to parse a 2GB file of new line delimited JSON with Python then determined if I could parse it faster in Rust.

October 8, 2016 Agile Days Presentations

My company had a mini conference where I had the opportunity to speak on a couple topics I am interested in.

October 7, 2016 Scraping Dynamic Websites with CasperJS/PhantomJS and PHP / SimpleHTMLDOM

Much of the web is now a combination of static and dynamic data. I show how to use PhantomJS to render HTML for us.

January 1, 0001 Building a platform on Kubernetes in a Windows based software development shop

On the eve of KubeCon North America 2020, I am reflecting on my journey to become a platform product owner. I am grateful and amazed my team created a working alpha version of this internal developer platform in only three months. While I thought adapting to a Microsoft Software Development shop would be a challenge it ended up offering the greatest opportunity to work with talented people to create a product that will supercharge development at a reasonable price.

January 1, 0001 Kubernetes Email Newsletters

An assortment of Kubernetes newsletters to stay up to date

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