Non-Tech Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Tech Stack

Greenfield projects are typically a great deal of fun. It is something new and exciting! No legacy code that will bog down or needlessly frustrate the »

Enable SignalR Logging with One Simple Line

It is easy to think that SignalR works within a black box, but if you are deploying JavaScript clients, here is an EASY trick to learning »

SignalR Transports Explained

When I sit down to talk to people about SignalR, a common discussion we have is around transports and what the difference between them are. While »

50 Ways to Avoid, Find and Fix ASP.NET Performance Issues

A couple weeks ago there was a public request on Twitter from the great folks at RedGate to provide tips and tricks for performance in ASP. »

Griff's Year in Review 2012

Another year has come and gone, and now I guess it's time to reflect about what got done. My most popular post of the year was »

Attending DevIntersection? Griff's Picks

Although I don't get the chance to go to many of these large conferences, I enjoy perusing the schedules and seeing what I would attend if »

Workshop: Deep Dive into Building Real-Time Web Applications with SignalR

One of the most popular talks I do at code camps and user groups is my talk on SignalR.  I fill rooms and rooms with people »

Why should ASP.NET developers consider SignalR for ALL projects?

The concept of the “static” web went away a long time ago.  When web developers started looking towards jQuery to build “ajax” web applications, we hit »

MVP For Another Year (now in ASP.NET)

Looks like Microsoft has granted me the title of MVP again for another year However, unlike last year when I was a Client Application Development MVP, »

Speaking at Dahlgren .NET Users Group

If you're in the Dahlgren, VA area, I invite you to come listen to me talk at their user group. This group is brand new, and »

#DevLink Slides and Source

Thanks to everyone who attended my DevLink talks.  I had a blast presenting to you all and I really hope you got a lot out of »

Speaking at DevLink

I will be traveling to Nashville this week to speak at DevLink, August 5-7.  This will be my first conference giving more than 2 talks »

[Survey] Do You Do ASP.NET Development in Visual Studio 2010?

If you’re an ASP.NET developer, working in Visual Studio 2010, please take a few minutes and fill out this survey for the Visual Studio »

Using jQuery Tabs and ASP.NET MVC Partial Views For AJAX Goodness

Note: This example was built using jQuery UI 1.7.2 (which packages jQuery 1.3.2).  If you use jQuery 1.4.1, this example »

I’m now an ASPInsider!

I just received news yesterday that I have been invited to join ASPInsiders.  This is really exciting for me, as it opens up a new »

Review My 2010 Presentation Abstracts

I’m hard at work right now preparing some presentations for the 2010 code camp/user group season.  In order to make these presentations the »

Adventures in MVC

It seems that most of my development experiences evolve around the internet, and developing for it.  My first professional development was in WinForms in .NET »

How To: Use ASP.NET MVC on a Host Without MVC Support

I've been working on the web site for the Hampton Roads .NET Users Group, and I really wanted to do some work with ASP.NET MVC. »