New Job

Well the title pretty much tells you everything you need to know about the direction of this blog post, if that doesn't interest you then stop reading now! I have loved the Philadelphia region since I took my first interview trip down here in May of 2003, right after I…

Caddio Sport Techie Writeup

Many of you probably don't know this, but I have been working on a golf related app called Caddio, off and on for more than a year. The app is finally to a point where it is starting to pay off, because it is starting to receive the recognition and…

A .NET Build Server Without Visual Studio

Update: Phil Haack has started a petition to get the steps I outlined below into an easy installer. Please support it with your votes. Over the past week I have read a couple articles about the pain of "headless" build servers in .NET. First from Maarten Balliauw and then from…

Consensus: Bringing it all together

This post has been a long time in the making. Actually that is sort of a lie, I completely forgot that I promised a 4 part series until my friend Jon Galloway decided to mention consensus in his BUILD 2014 presentation. As part of my 4 part series in creating…

Embeding Executify Scripts

Recently I have been working on a reincarnation of Executify and one of the new features is the ability to embed your scripts in your blog or any web page. Note: to run the code click the Results tab Tell me what you think, and what needs to be improved…

Consensus: SignalR + AngularJS

As part of my 4 part series in creating the app I described in my prior post, I am going to be creating an online planning poker application for distributed teams using AngularJS, SignalR, and TypeScript. In case you missed the prior posts in the series here they are: SignalR…