Monthly archives: November, 2013

8 great features in Visual Studio 2013

In an earlier article I wrote about 10 ways to get more productive in Visual Studio. This is a follow up with new neat things coming with Visual Studio 2013. Open the Resolve menu when typing It happens once in a while that you haven’t included the namespace you need at the top of your

Remote desktop connection to Ubuntu VM in the Azure cloud using an SSH tunnel

This is the second post in the serie on how to install and configure an Ubuntu VM running in the Azure Cloud. The first post described how to setup an Ubuntu VM in Azure and connect through SSH. This post describes how to setup a graphical user interface and connect to it through an encrypted

Installing Ubuntu VM in Azure

Quite a few times I’ve been asked how to install and configure Ubuntu machines in the Azure cloud. Over a short serie of posts I’ll go through some simple steps of how to do it in a secure manner. Generate certificate for authentication There are different ways of authenticating when you’re connecting to your VM.

Enum support in PHP

As any PHP developer knows, there is no native enum support in PHP due to the fact that PHP is a dynamic language where a variable can be anything and everything. Many have tried to implement their own version of enum support, some solutions working better than others. Here, I’ll give you my version of


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