Gary Short

Gary Short works for Developer Express as the Technical Evangelist on the frameworks team. He has a deep interest in technical architecture, especially in the areas of technical debt and refactoring. Gary is a C# MVP and gives presentations at events throughout the UK.
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Installing HDInsight Emulator on Your Local Machine 02 Jun 2014
In this video I demonstrate how to install the HDInsight Emulator on your local machine, via the Web Platform Installer, and how to run the wordcount example to test it’s installed properly.

Call with a recruiter… 23 Apr 2014
You have to admire his honesty, if nothing else. :-) Him: Hi, it’s Ben Dover here, this is just a courtesy call to find out a little about your skill set, so that I can help you get your next … Continue reading →

Sorry if You Disagree, but… 21 Apr 2014
… the UK is a ‘Christian Country’. Why do I mention this, you may well ask? Well, recently, David Cameron wrote an article for the Church Times, where he stated: “I believe we should be more confident about our status … Continue reading →

Speaking at DDD South West 12 Apr 2014
I’m delighted to say I’ve been accepted to speak at DDD South West, where I’ll be delivering my talk on “Hadoop and Big Data for Microsoft Developers”, I hope I’ll so you there; if so, don’t forget to stop and … Continue reading →

The Day HDInsight Died (Again) 06 Mar 2014
So here I am this morning, all ready to get my Data Science Fu on, I pop onto my local HDInsight installation, and it tells me: Hmm, time to see if the services are running: Nope, all stopped. Sigh, right, … Continue reading →