Category Archives: Community

Interview With Upfront Podcast: Backbone And Marionette

I was fortunate enough to be the first guest on the Upfront Podcast this week. It’s a new podcast hosted by Jack Franklin and Ben Howdle, focused on all things front-end web development. You’re going to want to add this … Continue reading 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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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