Category: dev

The True Costs of a Startup Failing

The True Costs of a Startup Failing

I read an article in Fortune magazine’s online site this week titled “What Happens When a Startup Goes Bust”. The article focused on vendors who don’t get paid when startup fails. It gives examples of several small businesses owed various amounts of money in the wake of Bay area food delivery startup Munchery failing. And while the article is interesting in its take on vendors losing out on payments and how venture capital firms should have more accountability, it doesn’t even give a single mention to those who end up getting screwed the most when a startup fails: the employees of the startup. …

Microsoft Flow Conference

Microsoft Flow Conference

If you didn’t catch it, the Microsoft Flow team ran an 8 hour online conference with a bunch of different Flow presenters talking about a bunch of different ways to use Flow. It’s a lot of amazing content. You can catch it all on YouTube, broken up into 4 2-hour blocks. There are a couple of presenters where the audio had some issues, but overall it was a lot of fantastic content.

Flow & Function Together – #csadvent

Flow & Function Together – #csadvent

For this year’s #csadvent post, I am going to continue my posts about using Microsoft Flow to make our lives easier. This time, we’re adding in some Azure Functions as well. In a previous post, I covered creating a Flow that an attendee to a conference might create to watch for tweets that they might want to re-tweet. This time, we want to take on the role of conference organizers who want to watch the flow of tweets for how positive or negative people feel about our conference. …