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With the upcoming public release of the Google Glass, I started thinking about possible applications. I thought of a few but there is one that I see huge potential in. I pulled the trigger and picked up the Google Glass Explorer Edition. Yes, I’m still sore from the $1,500 purchase price but I’m looking at it as an investment for future income. At least that’s what I keep telling myself. There is only one problem, I don’t know the first thing about developing for the Android platform or the Mirror API that is used in the Glass. While I do not have a lot of spare time due to work (SharePoint Admin), school (Full Sail University – Web Design and Development), wife (Bulgarian and still hopes to teach me the language some day), daughter (5-years old and into everything) and pets, my thoughts of being able to teach myself in my spare time have all but vanished. I need to figure out how to add more hours to the day so I have time for my hobbies.

So, my question is, how can I learn to develop for the Android platform and the Mirror API quickly and efficiently?

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December 4th, 2019

SQL Puzzle

In my endless search for the end of the internet, I stumbled across a fun SQL Puzzle.  Link: https://www.itprotoday.com/sql-server/t-sql-puzzle-challenge-grouping-connected-items  

October 25th, 2019

New Power BI Calendar Table

While the old one still works, it doesn’t exactly follow Power BI and DAX best practices. Much like everything in […]

March 5th, 2019

Power BI Report Last Data Refresh Date & Time Tile

With all the data flowing within companies, we needed a way to track the last time Power BI reports were […]

December 3rd, 2018

Date Table and Extras for Power BI

When dealing with incomplete date sets in Power BI, I often add in a quick and dirty Data table to […]

February 14th, 2018

Invincible workflows

Today I encountered a list item that had two instances of the same workflow, both stuck on the first step. […]

May 17th, 2017

The case of the missing App Launcher

Today I deleted and recreated a SharePoint 2016 Web application and recreated it, without issue. Well, except that the new […]

March 10th, 2017

The server failed to process the request. Aka, the SharePoint version of PCLoadLetter

It’s Friday so I’ll keep this short The ongoing power struggle between SharePoint and it’s tamers continues. Today we’re faces […]

March 3rd, 2017

Search, search, search, all the day long…

So, I just rolled SharePoint 2016 into a test environment and launch Central Admin, and the first thing my eyes […]

May 5th, 2016

Oh, happy day!

SharePoint 2016 has been released to MSDN! Time to practice different upgrade strategies and see what this baby can do! […]

March 29th, 2016

Branding Gone Wild

Today I ran into a problematic sub-site in my SharePoint 2013 farm. This sub-site, named “Test”, was where I had […]