Marketers vs. Developers the Email Templating Problem

For as long as I can remember the standard mail merge process has always been one dimensional in that you are doing little more than poking holes in your document and filling them in with a flat data source of some sort.  Which is wonderful for non-technical people looking…

Easy Mail Delivery with a SMTP Smart Host

Note I cannot endorse the SocketLabs service anymore. Everything below works with any SMTP service. If you would like great alternatives please give the people at: Postmark a try for transaction email or if you need to send bulk email please try out SendGrid On my server I run the…

You're Invited To Code Camp 2010.2

October 9 Code Camp 2010.2 Saturday Fort Washington, PA Platinum Partners Gold Partners Silver Partners Charity Our second 2010 Code Camp will be held at the DeVry University campus in Fort Washington, PA on Saturday, October 9 from 8:30-5:00. Please register at EventBrite. Detailed directions are on…

Sometimes it is the little things…

About 2 weeks ago I wrote about What I loved about Google Adsense.  And today I just wanted to show you the results that I have received over the past two weeks with my little experiment.  Well it was an experiment on my part, because I didn’t…

Simple REST API Versioning Using MEF and MVC

I know that is a whole host of acronyms in the title, so let me explain.  Recently it came to my attention at my day job that I was going to have to support two versions of our API simultaneously.  This information came as no surprise to me, but unfortunately…

Philly Code Camp 2010.2 – Call For Speakers

We have a great line up of tracks this year, even a new one led by our very own, Philly area Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Danny Diaz.  This is our 5th year in a row hosting Code Camp for the Philly area, and each and every year we have a…