Review: Everleap

For this review, I am being provided a free account at Everleap for hosting my user group, the Hampton Roads .NET Users Group. If you are interested in a place to host your own group’s site, please talk to the folks at Everleap! This review is also cross-posted at…

ASP.NET Performance Tips and Tricks Slides

This week I had the pleasure of speaking at GANG and GLUGNet on ASP.NET Performance Tips and Tricks. Both crowds were amazing, and I want to thank the organizers for giving me a chance to come out and talk. Also, a huge thanks to WintellectNOW for flipping the bill…

MongoDB: Setting TTL on Documents

On some recent work I was doing with Winsitter, I needed an approach that would systematically remove documents after a specified period of time within MongoDB. Previously, I would have written cron jobs or helpers to clean up the old data. No longer! Come to discover, this feature already already…

One Simple Rule for Successful Consulting

When you're suggesting business decisions for a client, think about it this way: If you were to flip the roles, would you take the advice you are offering? Simply put: when I recommend tools, technologies, and other solutions to my clients, I want to always make sure that the suggestion…

Catch me at DevLink 2014 this week!

I'm posting this on a Monday evening, which means in a couple hours I'm going to be hitting the road for Chattanooga, TN for the amazingly awesome DevLink Technical Conference! I have been attending DevLink for years and years, and it is always a great time. This year, I am…

Let's chat about the pop up

If this is your first time to my blog (first, welcome!) or you haven't been back in a while, you might notice a pop up asking you to join my new-super-amazing newsletter. I'm generally the type of person that will start trying new things just to see what happens. I…