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A collection of notes and stuff I find interesting

Installing .NET on Ubuntu

2023-09-09 1 min read Code snippets
Installing .NET on Ubuntu is supposed to be easy. Sometimes it’s not. You should be able to follow the instructions on the Microsoft docs and install from a package manager but I’ve had issues with that. It’s been a frustrating experience; the package installs but then I can’t run dotnet --version and I can’t figure out why. Thankfully there is an option to manually install .NET, this is what I’ve had the most success with. Continue reading
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#MSBuild | Integrating Azure AI and Azure Kubernetes Service to build intelligent apps | BRK225H

2023-06-02 1 min read Speaking
I had the opportunity to speak at #MSBuild 2023. Build is Microsoft’s largest developer conference held every year in May. This year, we were lucky enough to get back to a full in-person experience with plenty of awesome sessions with tons of technical demos. I shared the stage with Jorge Palma from the AKS PM team, and we spoke about how you can to integrate Azure AI and Azure Kubernetes Service to build and run your intelligent apps. Continue reading

Exploring .NET WebAssembly with WASI

2022-08-09 12 min read Tutorial
Overview WebAssembly (Wasm) is something that the Cloud Native Advocacy team has been exploring. It has been around for a few years and has mostly been used within browser-based applications. There are many blog posts on what makes WebAssembly an ideal target for running applications (e.g., smaller footprint with .wasm files compared to containers, code isolation, and sandboxing). My colleague Steven Murawski wrote a blog series on getting started with hosting Wasm apps on an emerging PaaS platform called Hippo which is developed by folks at Fermyon. Continue reading