One of the most useful tools for Windows is Paint.NET. Apple had created their version of a simple paint application many years ago but has since abandoned it. I wanted to get one for my Mac and after a quick search came across Paintbrush. Paintbrush – The Bitmap Image Editor for Mac OS X https://paintbrush.sourceforge.io/ […]
We are building a product from scratch. As such we are running into minor issues just getting everything set up when we are creating the code. Interestingly I was having an issue accessing my configuration. Originally I had just put the property on the class forgetting that I needed to define a constructor so that […]
Recently I had an issue where I did not have the latest version of .NET Core installed. To check which versions I had installed I used the following command:
Recently we were doing some work on ASP.NET Core Identity. We created a SQL Server database project to contain the database and imported the existing database. Unfortunately, we kept getting the following error on build.
Back when we started MILL5 I was asked “What are you doing?” “Are you starting a consulting company?” “Are you starting a product company?” “What are you trying to do?” “Why are you doing this?” Back then [prior to MILL5] I would have told you that I was tired of unfulfilled promises, being overworked, and […]
I have been working with .NET since 2001. That is when I joined Microsoft and spent the next 10 years helping customers architect and build amazing applications on the .NET platform. Often my role is to lead a team of developers helping them build amazing software. Even though .NET has be around for many years, […]
There have been many times where I didn’t understand the need for service discovery products. Often services are discovered for you, either behind load balancers or using traditional DNS lookups. Why does one need a service discovery product? Currently we are working on a machine learning and scientific computing product that spawns workers to fulfill […]
Over the years I have held many roles, software engineer, lead developer, architect, and yes, consultant. I have worked for large companies, small companies, startups, and even my own companies. Recently I was faced with a decision to stay working at a company versus the excitement of going off and doing my own thing. I […]