Saturday, May 10, 2014

EP34 - Ask Developer Podcast - Freelancing

ِAsk Developer Podcast الحلقة 34, في هذه الحلقة نناقش موضوع ال Freelancing و كيف تبدأ فيه و ما هو و مميزاته و عيوبه و بعض النصائح من التجارب الشخصية.

  1. What is freelancing?
  2. Comparing freelancing to regular job
  3. How to find freelancing opportunity?
  4. How to handle clients?
  5. How to put your name out there?
  6. Places To look for freelancing opportunities.
    1. Rentacoder
    2. Guru

Monday, April 7, 2014

Ask Developer Hangout - 41 - BUILD 2014 Conference Coverage


Let's cover the Build 2014 Event that happened from April 2nd ~ 4th, 2014
Some of the topics we will try to cover in this hangout:
  1. News and general announcement during the event
  2. Windows Azure is now Microsoft Azure
  3. Windows Phone
  4. Windows 8.1 Updates
  5. TypeScript 1.0
  6. Mobile with Xamarin
  7. The future of C# and Roslyn project
  8. Miscellaneous impressions about the event.

Friday, April 4, 2014

EP33 - Ask Developer Podcast - Arabic or English

هل محبين و متابعين التكنولوجيا في المنطقة العربية يجب عليهم التحدث و الكتابة بالعربية؟ هل من يود تعلم التكنولوجيا في المنطقة العربية عليه أن يجيد اللغة الانجليزية و يتجه للمصادر الأجنبية؟

Should Arabic technology enthusiasts and workers speak and write in Arabic? should people who wish to learn about IT go for Arabic or English resources?

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Ask Developer Hangout - 40 - Introduction to Windows 8 Development with Abdelrhman Shawky


  • Introduction (Why develop for Windows + difference between Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Grid app template
  • Blank app (starting with introducing the main components of the app first)
  • Toast Notifications Sample And how to schedule a notification

Friday, February 28, 2014

Ask Developer Hangout - 39 - Microsoft Openness with Khaled El Maghawry


  • OPENNESS Story
  • Windows Azure
  • OPENNESS Community 
  • Microsoft + Open Source
  • Modern.IE
  • CodePlex
  • BizSpark
  • OPENNESS by the numbers

Saturday, February 22, 2014

EP32 - Ask Developer Podcast - Web Development Evolution


  • The simplicity and complexity of the web.
    • It used to be just HTML
    • Then Javascript
    • And CSS
  • And million libraries and frameworks.
  • Markup as a way for building UIs.
    • WPF
  • Server side vs client side (the loop)
  • Web technologies in non-web scenarios:
    • FirefoxOS
    • NodeJS Desktop applications (using Node-Webkit
    • Example: I've used this desktop application and liked it, and a week later discovered that it's a NodeJS app.
  • Browsers as Operating Systems:
    • Chromebooks
    • FirefoxOS
  • Single-page applications (SPA) as a way to blur the lines between web applications and desktop applications.
    • Google's big push for AngluarJS is part of making web application replace desktop applications.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

EP30 - Ask Developer Podcast - DevOps

الحلقة الثلاثون من راديو اسأل مطور, في هذا الأسبوع نطرح دور الDevOps في تطوير المؤسسات

  1. What is the role of DevOps?
    1. "Automate All Things"
  2. A role currently related to Online Services.
  3. The principle of self-serve IT
  4. Streamline and Automate Operation tasks
  5. Monitoring & Alerting
  6. Deployment
  7. Scaling up & down
  8. OS\Platforms upgrades, patches ... etc
  9. Building internal platforms to facilitate many IT related jobs
    1. Creating virtual machines
    2. Assigning DNS's
    3. Configuring load balancers \ software load balancers
    4. Self-Serve deployment
  10. Technologies 
    1. All virtual machine automation software
    2. Chef 
    3. Puppet
    4. Salt
    5. Graphite