Technology Related Links for May 13th

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the Hot Links tag. Series Post #12 The asp.netPRO 2009 Readers’ Choice Award Winners haveen been announced. Daily Quote – "$(document).ready() is the new Page_Load" (Posted by Scott Koon) .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic ARCast.TV – Kevin Hazzard on Dynamic Languages – G. Andrew Duthie Sneak Preview: Persistence Ignorance and POCO in Entity Framework 4.0 – ADO.NET Team The Road to 4 – WCF Changes between Beta … Continue reading Technology Related Links for May 13th

Technology Related Links for May 11th

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the Hot Links tag. Series Post #10 .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic F#: Regular expressions/active patterns – Mark Needham (Suggested by Elijah Manor) Getting a Jump-Start with IronPython – Darrell Hawley (Suggested by packtpub) Singletons vs. Static Classes – Lee Dumond (Suggested by Elijah Manor) Snippet: Format a String in TitleCase (C#) – Genesio Lini (Suggested by Elijah Manor) ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC Community for ASP.Net MVC … Continue reading Technology Related Links for May 11th

Technology Related Links for May 8th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the Hot Links tag. Series Post #9 Daily Quote – The Rule of Software Development… "Fast, good, cheap: pick any two." (Posted by Elijah Manor) .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic Microsoft Axum – A .NET language for safe, scalable and productive parallel programming through isolation, actors and message-passing – Greg Duncan (Suggested by Jon Galloway) Architecture, Design Patterns, and Testing Making the untestable testable with Anonymous Methods … Continue reading Technology Related Links for May 8th, 2009

Technology Related Links – Post #2

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Technology Highlights of 2008

What fitting way to end 2008 than a list of my own version of technology-related highlights of 2008. Dell’s Acquisition of Equallogic – Ok. So technically this happened in November of 2007. But the acquisition wasn’t completed until early this year. After review of the devices, they are definitely a cost-effective NAS solution. What a great way to introduce storage solutions to small businesses. ASP.NET MVC – Again, this technically happened in 2007, but my first experiences really happened this year. What a great, clean way to build web applications. Flip MinoHD – When Pure Digital introduced the Flip Ultra, … Continue reading Technology Highlights of 2008

DirecTV Needs Staging and Testing

As a software developer, you know that best practices recommend testing and even staging environments. Evidently, DirecTV lacks that or is really missing something. Sometime today, they released a software update that sent nearly all of their HD receivers into some sort of lockdown. Their solution: hold down the reset button for 15 seconds, then hit the power button, then wait up to 15 minutes. Not quite. It simply doesn’t work. The best part is, they aren’t deploying this on 20 different browsers or several different OS’s on a variety of hardware. Rather, they are deploying this to 3 types … Continue reading DirecTV Needs Staging and Testing

Searching Twitter Posts

I was reading a post by Michael Arrington about his enjoyable weekend and learned something. It has nothing to do with chickens. I always knew there were services that archived Twitter posts, but I was never satisfied with anything I found until this… Tweet Scan. It’s a great service. By all means check it out!