Matthias Shapiro

UWP, WPF, XAML, C# and other ancronyms

  • I recently wrote a Medium article as an intro to understanding personal genetics data. The last few months I’ve indulged in a deep dive in my own genetic data, provided to me by 23AndMe. Starting from basically no knowledge …

  • If you’re familiar with the Game of Thrones HBO series, you may know it’s derived from the Song of Ice and Fire books by George RR Martin. There are many remarkable things about the Song of Ice and Fire books …

  • OK, Cory Doctorow, let’s see if this works. I’ve written a chapter on storytelling and information visualization for O’Reilly media to publish in the book Beautiful Visualization. And you can read it for free. I’m making my chapter of …

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How To Drink Water and Respect Your Users

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I'll never not find this funny... I usually use this cartoon with a caption about how we as product developers look at our

Saving and Loading App Data (Windows Store C# UWP / 8.1)

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Every application needs to save information, usually in the form of objects or lists of objects. To ease Windows (Phone)

Load a PDF in Windows Store App (8.1 & UWP)

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I'm working on a project where users are going to load a PDF, but will be returning to the same PDF again and again. I was

Azure Machine Learning: From Experiment To Deployment

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For those of us who love to play with data and aspire to donning the hat of the data scientist, one of the most interesting

Personal Genetics Blogging With 23andMe

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I've started writing more and more about science and technology over at the Paradox Project. I thought it would be fun to

Simple JSON API Calls In C# In 10 Minutes

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github source for this project Note: This starts from scratch and integrates with the Sunlight Foundation Congress API in

October Grab Bag o’ Awesome Things

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Windows and Microsoft Things Joost van Schaik gives us Windows 10 UWP app to receive temperature data from a Raspberry PI2

September 2015 Grab Bag Of Awesome Things

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I get tired of searching back through my Twitter feed for the awesome stuff I've seen, so I'm collecting it

Beginner’s Guide To Genetic Data

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I recently wrote a Medium article as an intro to understanding personal genetics data. The last few months I've indulged

Windows 10 Preview Jumpstart Summaries (13-14)

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There are readable text and code summaries for the Windows 10 Preview Jumpstart series. If you want to know more about any