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IoT Predictive Maintenance

Hands-on scenario for IoT project of integration Predictive Maintenance Model on textile factory for color mixers. The scenario will let you practice with on Deploying your code on Raspbian and Windows 10 Core, wire required sensors, collect data and train your Machine Learning model. Finally, when you run experiment and monitor how Predictive Maintenance solution will be able to predict issues with environment.

CCR: I love you, but I leave you!

Many developers who start manipulate with office application (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) end up with bunch of common issues. It might be process handlers leaking or memory leaks. It usually happened when the Office objects are not properly disposed and leaved as is. Fortunately, it is fixable.

Changing memory in live .Net process with Windbg

Channing live process memory usually is tricky part of the debugging. In this article you will found out how to change values and variables in you process like visual studio can do during debugging, but in windbg. Be careful or your application will ends up with AccessViolation exception on top of heap corruption state. In addition, this technics will help you out to better understand relation between of stack variables and heap objects. As result, develop your skills of managed/unmanaged debugging.

Task vs Thread

Have you known that task in not always run in the thread? This article demonstrate difference between running task in the thread pool and with async/await pattern and also provide some debugging experience for investigating task’s executing process.

The Office App, There and Back again...

Since Office Apps was introduced not much functionality was released. The problem of Office app functionality lack makes developer implement logic in VSTO addin and build fancy communication path to pass the data between Office Apps and VSTO addins. Here is the simplest solution of expose self-host Web API to make an Ajax calls from the Office App.

VSTO Addin signed with SHA256 fail to load

This article is about fixing VSTO addin loading fail. The adding is properly signed by SHA256 key and installed with MSI installer. However the certificate is added in trusted publisher, loading of addin still fail with SecurityException on connection stage.

Wrench and Hammer

The post summaries the stack of tools recommended for modern Microsoft oriented development. Just recommendation without any pressure. Each tool has short description and reference to examples and documentation for easy copy & paste experience. Instruction for installation or downloading provided as well.

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