Author Archives: dtriana76

Continuous Integration & Deployment of a NuGet Package with VSTS

In this post I’ll show the configuration steps to setup a CI/CD in Visual Studio Team System that from a repository build, packages and publishes a NuGet Package. To publish a NuGet Package you will need a NuGet server. There are lots of options, and VSTS itself provides one. In my case I setup one […]

The nokia 920 killer

I frequently move my SIMCARD from phone to phone, testing applications, OS features and things like that. With the iPhone 5 and it’s nano SIMCARD I found myself with a small form size dilemma: The iPhone uses nano, the Nokia micro and sometimes I need a full simcard so I started using small plastic adapters […]

Running the alm virtual machine in azure apRIL 2015 edition

Last month I found myself doing ALM training and demos for a couple of customers, of course using the great ALM Virtual Machine by Brian Keller. With laptops having less and less RAM I choose to set it up in the cloud and found a few web pages with the steps to do it, however […]

google 2nd step verification and windows phone 8

I’m moving from iOS 6 (iPhone 4) to Windows Phone 8 (HTC 8x). One of the apps I’m missing from iOS is the Google Authenticator that provides one time passwords to authenticate to google. Looked around and found the Authenticator application: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/authenticator/82c12390-0176-43de-916e-5613d17f61a0?wa=wsignin1.0 Recommended on the Karspersky blog http://blog.kaspersky.com/the-best-windows-phone-security-apps/ Immediately installed it, then proceeded to Google […]

FIXING Configuration Error– ‘oracleDBBinding’ could not be found

This error shows up with web applications and/or web services that use the Biztalk LOB Adapters for Oracle and the server doesn´t have the required assemblies. To fix it just install: The WCF LOB Adapter Then the biztalk adapter pack And declare the binding either on the machine.config for the whole server or in the […]

cca hosted controls and focus

Scenario CCA R2 for Dynamics CRM 2011 A non global dynamic hosted control whose panel is the main panel A workflow step that produce changes on that hosted control Use case The user is in a session, start a workflow that activates the hosted application. The user choose other application from the main panel. The […]

messenger + skype all in one with the new skype

As announced by Paul Thurrott (@thurrott) the new skype has Messenger Integration How it Works? First, install the new version. It’s the 5.11 Beta Version, http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-beta Run the setup and after the install, if you have it previously running sign out, then sign in with your Live Id Account:   And then, SKYPE offers to […]