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Update: How events work has changed and the drawing app is now available as a sample on GitHub. Find out more here: http://www.roberthorvick.com/2014/03/28/firebase-events-in-the-net-client/ Firebase is one of the new-fangled application platforms. In other words, it is a REST interface over CRUD storage of JSON objects. What is lacking, however, is a Firebase .NET API – […]

Twilio Web API

Every time I start creating a Twilio Web API application I always get a little frustrated. It’s not that using their API is hard – it certainly isn’t. Rather, their API does not play well with ASP.NET Web API. Basically there are two problems: TwilioController does not inherit form ApiController ValidateRequestAttribute is not compatible with […]

Back sometime around June 2009, Alma Networks (now Quora) had an interesting programming challenge – specifically the data center cooling challenge. I had some time to kill so I decided to tackle it. I forget the details, but I said something about the challenge (probably on Twitter) and Charlie Cheever reached out to me asking […]