April 19, 2016

Microsoft Azure Container Service Reaches General Availability

Microsoft’s Azure Container Service is now generally available. First unveiled last September, the tool allows developers to migrate containers to and from Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing service and to orchestrate applications using Apache Mesos or Docker Swarm. The company also announced that it is joining an open source project called

Ovum Names IBM a Market Leader in Hybrid Cloud Development Tools

Market research firm Ovum has given IBM high marks for its development tools for hybrid cloud computing environments. Specifically, the firm said IBM is a market leader in DevOps release management, application lifecycle management and Agile project management. Its Bluemix cloud development platform also earned high praise. “Very few vendors

Rational Tech Adoption

Many organizations have a hard time making decisions about adopting new technologies. There are two prominent camps. The early adopters will jump at any new technology and push towards integrating it or replacing last week’s new tech. Then, you have the careful crowd that just doesn’t want to rock the

Minimizing All Open Windows

It is quite easy to minimize all currently opened windows with C#. All you need to know is a few APIs: FindWindowSendMessageTimeout Here is a small example: public partial class Form1 : Form{public Form1(){InitializeComponent();}[DllImport(“user32.dll”, EntryPoint = “FindWindow”, SetLastError = true)]static extern IntPtr FindWindow(string lpClassName, string lpWindowName);[DllImport(“user32.dll”, SetLastError = true, CharSet