Dave Crook's Dev Blog

Microsoft R Open Training Series

Hello World! This is another pull from my primary develpment blog, located here. Ever wonder the...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 06/05/2016

Sigmoid Classifiers Decoded

Hello World, Another pull from my primary dev blog. Sigmoid really isn't that complicated (once your...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 06/05/2016

Getting Linear with it

Hello World! This is a pull from my primary dev blog: www.dacrook.com.  This article is Linear...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 06/05/2016

Intro to Gradient Descent

Hello World! This is a pull from my privately owned blog: www.dacrook.com -> to find latest and...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 06/05/2016

Pi For Brains Robot - Part 1 Setup

This is a pull from my blog: www.indiedevspot.com The other parts will be published there prior to...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 05/21/2015

How to Datamine Zillow

This is a pull from my blog: www.indiedevspot.com There is a slight delta between this and...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 05/12/2015

Intro to Angular, Web API and Azure

Intro to Angular, Web API and Azure Hello World, So I thought it would be beneficial to discuss...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 04/27/2015

So you want to be an Analytics Developer?

Hello World! I get a series of questions all the time. How do I switch careers to be a developer?...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 04/23/2015

Intro to C# and Analyzing Government Data

Hello World! I have recently been informed that many of my articles may be a bit advanced for folks,...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 04/20/2015

Deploying F# Web Job to Azure

Hi All, This is another pull from my blog over at: www.indiedevspot.com This article is one of those...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 02/18/2015

Two Track Coding (ROP) For Dummies – Part 2

Hello World! Pull from my external blog website:...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 01/20/2015

Two Track Coding (ROP) For Dummies – Part 1

Hello World! This is a pull from my blog located here:...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 01/20/2015

3D Game Dev Starter Kit – Unity3D

This is another pull from my blog site www.IndieDevSpot.com Pretty Cool, huh? So from what I’m...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 11/10/2014

Understanding AzureML – Part 2: Binary Classification

This is a pull from my blog website: www.IndieDevSpot.com Feel free to visit that site for more blog...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 10/29/2014

Understanding AzureML – Part 1: Regression

This is a pull from my blog website: www.IndieDevSpot.com Feel free to visit that site for more blog...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 10/29/2014

Develop in the Cloud!

Another copy/paste from my other blog: www.IndieDevSpot.com To read this article there:...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/29/2014

Physically based Characters!

Hello…World! First, you can see more articles like this at my website: www.IndieDevSpot.com...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/22/2014

A Note About Shaders for Windows

This article is pulled from my website: www.IndieDevSpot.com the article can also be read here:...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 07/22/2014

Object Pooling - For Unity3D

This is another post brought over from my website: www.IndieDevSpot.com you can find the alternate...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 07/21/2014

Build a 2D Top Down Game - Part 9 - Publishing

Hi Everybody, I'll eventually move all of the articles over from my website www.IndieDevSpot.com,...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 07/21/2014

Touch Input in 3D Environments

Hello Everybody, This article is pulled from my website: www.IndieDevSpot.com and can be viewed here...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 07/21/2014

Design a Game - Concept to Polish

Hello again, This article is also brought over from my website www.IndieDevSpot.com to see that...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 07/21/2014

Build a 2D Top Down Game - Zero to Published

Hello All, I have copy/pasted this article from my website: www.IndieDevSpot.com I am cherry picking...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 07/21/2014

Optimizing Mobile Games in Unity

For the full version of this article, please see www.IndieDevSpot.com or...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 03/18/2014

Test your Unity Game on Windows Phone!!!

Mobile devices are a very common place to deploy your games. The Windows Phone Store has in excess...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 03/18/2014

RequireJS, Windows 8/WinJS, and Cross Platform

Overview So I have seen a few blog posts talking about RequireJS usage with Windows 8/WinJS, however...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 01/17/2014

Automated Distributed Profiling with Visual Studio and TFS

Hi All, I have been very busy the past year working with a particular client revamping their entire...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/23/2013

Recover Corrupt Hyper-V Virtual Machine

Hi All, I am writing this article because I just recently spent a few hours figuring out how to...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 01/09/2013

Windows 8 Introduction to XAML - Part 4

Hi All, I can't believe it is here, the fourth and final part of this series. After completing this...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/21/2012

Windows 8 Introduction to XAML - Part 3

Hello All, Welcome to Windows 8, Introduction to XAML - Part 3. In the last 2 parts we covered the...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/17/2012

Intro to XAML Part 2 - Challenge Solution

Hi All, So this is a solution to the challenge from Windows 8 Introduction to Xaml - Part 2....

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/11/2012

Windows 8 Introduction to XAML - Part 2

Hi All, To start, lets recap what was covered in Part 1. In Part 1, we discussed what you get out of...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/10/2012

Windows 8 Introduction to XAML - part 1

Hi All, This particular blog article series aims to get readers understanding XAML on a functional...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 09/06/2012

Functioning with Tasks, Async, Await and the Core Dispatcher

Hi All, This Blog article is written for the explicitly purpose of getting functional with Tasks,...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 07/19/2012

Beginning Azure - Part 1 Introduction and Architecture

Hi All, So I have been experimenting with a few new technologies lately, and my latest endevour has...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 02/02/2012

Beginning Azure - Part 2 Initializing Storage And the WCF Role.

Hi All, Alright, so lets start digging into some code and explanation as to what is going on here...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 02/02/2012

Quick and Dirty Linq to XML

Hi All, So this is a topic that I personally found semi difficult to find some good documentation...

Author: Dave Crook Date: 01/06/2012