I saw this graphic and was inspired. Think => Idea => Try => Do => Do Again => And Again => Keep Doing => Success. This is exactly what I try and do every single day. Persistence is key to success.
There are a number of applications on my Mac that need Java. Some of them have to use older versions of Java. Today I found an application that required a specific version of Java to be installed on my Mac. The version of Java was 1.7.0_60-b19. Ut Oh! Yes, Ut Oh! Java prior to version […]
This post is the first of a number of articles around docker. I intend to cover all aspects of docker which means everything from running docker locally to running docker in the cloud and everything in between. Let’s start with “What is docker?”. Docker is a platform for build, ship, and deploy of distributed applications. […]
Some who have worked with me think I am a really good services developer because I know a lot about SOAP-based Web Services, ASP.NET, WCF, and .NET. Others think I am a web developer because I know how to build web applications using REST-based Web Services, AngularJS, jQuery, and HTML. Even more think I am a […]
Several months and two orders later, I now have my Apple Watch. It arrived this past Friday, June 5th. I ordered the Watch Sport 42mm Space Gray Aluminum with Black Sports Band (see picture). At first I was very impressed with the watch. It looked good and it matched my iPhone 6 Plus perfectly. The […]
We are working on a major application that has the need for low-latency communication over the web. In the past we facilitated this through custom long polling or SignalR. These options were available because the platform was fixed. We are now working on an application where advanced communication across multiple platforms is required. This means […]
SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 has a new mode for installing Reporting Services known as Native Mode Installation. This mode offers many benefits including simplified deployment and a reduced surface area for security. It does this by not requiring the use of Internet Information Services (IIS) to gain access to ASP.NET functionality, the Report […]
After spending several weeks on BlogEngine, I can honestly say that it a usable engine that I really enjoy working with. However, BlogEngine is showing its age and its history a bit much. IMHO, it should be rewritten for .NET Framework 4.0 from the ground up. IMHO, one of the best themes for BlogEngine, Arthemia […]