The shocking effect of beards, seen through the Microsoft Cognitive Services

Hans Arne Vartdal

This is a semi-scientific research project based on a cool technical solution. Clearly the best way to do research. It all started when my colleague Tom Einar showed me a simple demo of the Emotion API, a part of Microsoft Cognitive Services (previously the Oxford Project). Instantly I found the…

How many work days are there per month for a given year?

Hallstein Brøtan

True story: I got a request from our economy guy, he asked me if I knew some online service to give him the number of work days for a given month. Turned out that he was manually counting the number on his calendar (probably several times to be sure), and…

Hooking up ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC1 web api with Auth0 bearer tokens

Hans Arne Vartdal

Even though you don't see security and bleeding edge release candidates in the same sentence every day, you need to secure your API's. I have been using Auth0 as my identity provider for a recent project, and they have AMAZING documentation that include everything you need, including complete code examples…

Push notifications to mobile devices using browser APIs

Tom-Einar Sørensen

This proof of concept walks you through how to send free messages from your server to the browser on both desktop and mobile, without having to install anything on the end user device or computer. It also offers tips and tricks for some common scenarios. The motivation for doing this…

Hot loading React Components in TypeScript

Olav Nybø

Hot loading of React Redux components makes for a absolutly fantastic developer experience. The ability to get immediately feedback in the browser when any part of my javascript application is changed and saved is priceless. It is simply awesome! I have been using Angular for a long time, but watching…