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How To Push Updates to Raspberry Pi UWP Apps In Prod

Posted by Lee Richardson on May 15, 2018 5:03:17 PM

Updating Raspberry Pi apps in the field can be tricky.  This post covers the general problem and address some specific side-loading problems you are likely to run into.

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Topics: Windows IOT, Raspberry Pi 3

Securing Communications via Certificate Pinning in UWP

Posted by Lee Richardson on Feb 6, 2018 3:49:11 PM

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If you've ever clicked the "Decrypt HTTPS Traffic" button in Fiddler you know how extremely easy it is to initiate a man-in-the-middle attack, and watch (and even modify) the encrypted traffic between an application and a server.  You can see passwords and app private information and all kinds of very interesting data that the app authors probably never intended to have viewed or modified. 

It's also easy to protect against against man-in-the-middle attacks, but few apps do.

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Topics: UWP, Best Practices, Windows IOT

How To Fade An LED With PWM in Windows IoT

Posted by Lee Richardson on Apr 20, 2016 2:12:00 PM

Motors, dimmable LED's, speakers, multi-color LED's and a variety of other components have a requirement that's easy for an Arduino, but that turns out to be a little tricky in Windows IoT.  This is the second article in a series exploring Windows IoT on a Raspberry Pi.  In this post we'll describe PWM, discuss how to perform simple binary GPIO manipulation, and then dig into configuring a device to fade an LED using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM).

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Topics: UWP, Windows IOT

Getting Started With Windows IoT and Raspberry Pi 3

Posted by Lee Richardson on Apr 12, 2016 2:06:42 PM

This is the first post in a series exploring Windows IoT on Raspberry Pi 3.  In this post I'll cover the what and the why of Windows IoT, then show how to install it on a Raspberry Pi 3 and finally how to deploy a first app to it.

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Topics: Windows IOT, Raspberry Pi 3

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