Category Archives: community

Dublin ALT.NET / Skills Matter / Kiev ALT.NET slides & code

The last few weeks I was in Europe giving a few NServiceBus trainings, and gave some local user group talks on Real World Polyglot Persistence. Two of the events were live streamed, and the SkillsMatter talk was recorded: Dublin ALT.NET … Continue reading 


Dear Open Source Project Leader: Quit Being A Jerk

I do my best to support the people that use my open source projects. I don’t always do things right, I don’t always respond in a timely manner. Sometimes I just have to walk away from an issue or request … Continue reading 


Warm Crocodile Conference: Copenhagen, Denmark

UPDATE: the slides from this talk are available here: — If you’ll be in the Copenhagen, Denmark area during the week of January 16 – 17, 2013, you should check out the Warm Crocodile Conference. I’m signed up to give a … Continue reading 


Moving Forward: KendoUI

Just over 2 years ago, I left the corporate life for the independent life. At that time I didn’t have many opportunities for work in my area and moving in to independent consulting was basically dropped in my lap. I … Continue reading 


Upcoming talks–Nov/Dec 2012 edition

I’m going to be traveling a bit after Thanksgiving to Dublin, London, and Kiev. I like to try and do something with the local community folks (mostly because I enjoy foreign ales). If you’re around, come by and say hello! … Continue reading 

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I was looking at some pageviews on google analytics (GA) and and comparing my pageviews to the rest of the traffic on the site. This made me realize I could not pull the type of report I wanted from GA.  … Continue reading 

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Speaking in Detroit area this week

Not because I’m a Tigers or Yankees fan at all, I promise. I’m doing a mini-user group tour this week in the Detroit, MI area. October 16th – NWNUG (Northwest Ohio NUG, Toledo, OH) – Functional Testing with ASP.NET MVC … Continue reading 

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Backbone Fundamentals, Intro To Marionette, TodoMVC, And More

I’m very happy to announce that this week’s addition to Addy Osmani’s Backbone Fundamentals book is a chapter on Marionette! I was lucky enough to be able to contribute a large portion of the chapter to the book, including a … Continue reading 


Registration is open for aspConf

We are really excited about this conference! This is a free, online, two day conference that will focus on web development on using .Net.  We will have great speakers from the community and industry lined up. We already have speakers … Continue reading 

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Help Me Improve The Marionette Wiki

Documentation is difficult to write, and even more difficult to write well so that it covers all of the nuances and details that the people building the actual project tend to assume and forget. My Marionette project is no different. … Continue reading