WordPress Blog in Azure App Service In Minutes–Part 02 (Configuring WordPress)

In the last part of this series, we experienced how to create a new wordpress blog instance in Azure App Service. In this part we will learn, how to configure your wordpress instance for publishing. Now that we have WordPress instance deployed in Azure App Service, lets expore the app service instance a bit. Step…

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WordPress Blog in Azure App Service In Minutes–Part 01

All my life I have been a tech saavy person would make my hands dirty trying out all odds available. Here I am going to help you with setting up your own WordPress Blog in Azure App Service. SPOILER ALERT: We will be using a B1 – Basic instance to save the cost. Step 1:…

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Installing Windows 10 Client Hyper-V in VMware Workstation/Fusion/ESX

As a Windows 10 Insider, I would always latest version of Windows on VMWare Player, Workstation or VirtualBox. Recently I was trying to set up a Windows Phone 10/UWP development environment inside a VMWare virtual machine. I tried to enable Hyper-V platform components in my Windows 10 Preview Virtual machine. It shows an error. Hyper-V…

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Windows 8 Client Hyper-V and Windows Phone 7.x emulator slowdown

Hyper-V is a great platform for virtualization and luckily Windows 8 have inbuilt/integrated support for hyper-v technologies. Windows Phone 8 SDK uses hyper-v for emulator virtualization and it works pretty good with Visual Studio 2012. Hyper-V integrated to the Windows 8 is been called ‘Client Hyper-V’. Client Hyper-V is the same virtualization technology previously available…

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Making an Offline install of Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8

In my last articles I introduced you to the latest update for Windows Phone SDK to support Windows Phone 7.8. The installer available download from here, the installer package[WPExpress78_update.exe](1.10MB) is an Online/Web Installer – will download the necessary packages on demand at the time of installation, and it would take some time depending on your…

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StartW8–a closer, free Windows Aero start menu alternative–for Windows 8

While searching for Third Party alternative software’s for bringing back windows start menu feel on Windows 8, I came across few interesting tools – and I introduced them in my earlier blog posts – Stardock’s Start8 (licensed version), Classic Shell, Power8 were those. [logo courtesy: AreaGuard] Today I just found another cool alternative that you…

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