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Building an automated monitoring tool to track how many people are at the office by using Unifi network gear and Azure Logic Apps

This time it’s something a little bit different. Back in 2015 I ordered a bunch of ultrasonic sensors, with hopes that I’d be able to automate the detection of when people arrived at the office. We had limited seats, so… Read More »Building an automated monitoring tool to track how many people are at the office by using Unifi network gear and Azure Logic Apps

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Creating a custom Microsoft Edge (Chromium) extension using Azure Logic Apps and the Bing Image Search API for content

It’s summer in Finland now – a pleasant +15 C! Hopefully, it will be warmer in July. We put up a trekking tent on the balcony, and the kids are now sleeping there. So last night, they went to bed… Read More »Creating a custom Microsoft Edge (Chromium) extension using Azure Logic Apps and the Bing Image Search API for content

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Building a custom app using Universal Windows Platform and Microsoft Azure to monitor hardware temperature

And here we are again – back to temperature monitoring! I wrote extensively about this three months ago in Building a Raspberry Pi-based temperature monitoring solution. I have a small cabinet in my home office, under my table that houses… Read More »Building a custom app using Universal Windows Platform and Microsoft Azure to monitor hardware temperature

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Building a Raspberry Pi-based temperature monitoring solution with Sense HAT LED matrix display and Azure Logic Apps (and some LEGO!)

I wrote about building a Raspberry Pi-based weather monitoring systems back in July, 2019. The solution utilizes Ruuvitag bluetooth beacons to measure temperatures and other data, and then submits those readings to Azure using Azure IoT Hub and Azure Functions.… Read More »Building a Raspberry Pi-based temperature monitoring solution with Sense HAT LED matrix display and Azure Logic Apps (and some LEGO!)

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Building a simple yet robust monitoring solution for a website using Azure Application Insights

I’ve grown to use and love Azure Application Insights quite a bit in recent years. It’s a relatively simple, yet powerful monitoring, debugging, troubleshooting and analysis tool that lends itself to many use cases. As I’ve recently migrated my personal… Read More »Building a simple yet robust monitoring solution for a website using Azure Application Insights