Month: July 2017

Build what you need

Well, having my new laptop which actually HAS a battery life rather than being a portable PC, I found myself working away and then putting it onto the charger, waiting for it to recharge ready for the next break. Rather than check it all the time, I decided I need a tool; Just something to…

Simple PoS; Why Azure?

Hi, I got what I thought was an excellent question on Reddit the other day and thought I’d post my reply here too.  Rather than tidy up my answer (which seems unfair) any this is exactly as it is on Reddit. Question: “Why can’t it use a local database that is synchronized to my own…

Simple PoS Beta 1 released!

It’s a scary moment; the day you let your baby into the world. Software is more that 1s and 0s.  You put a lot of time, effort, emotion and really life into it. When you release it, even in a beta test, you feel like you are putting something of yourself on the line for…

Push Notifications in UWP. It couldn’t be simpler

I have to admit, I didn’t expect adding push notification services to an app could be so simple. However in a Windows 10 UWP app, it really is just two lines of code! Step 1) Install the Microsoft Store Services SDK on your development PC Step 2) Add it to your project as a Reference.…

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