Consensus: Planning Poker Project

Last Friday I decided to sit down and see how painful it would be to integrate AngularJS, SignalR, and TypeScript together to produce a useful and interesting tool.  The tool I decided to create was an online planning poker tool for distributed teams that need to do SCRUM planning.  I…

I am a Microsoft Most Valued Professional, Part 2

Last year was my first year being involved in the Microsoft MVP program.  Over the past year, I have met many great developers through the MVP program and at the Summit, and  I am happy to say that my MVP for ASP.NET/IIS has been renewed for a 2nd…

Open Source Podcast #2

First of all we have to say a big thank you to Kerry Street for suggesting the name Seriously Open. It was the best name by far, and I think it nicely condenses what we are trying to portray with our podcast. This is part 1 of a two part…

Open Source .NET Podcast #1

A few weeks ago Justin Rusbatch and I produced a first in hopefully a long line of podcasts.  The mission statement of our podcast is: To talk about and promote Open Source .NET software development to encourage more participation. It occurred to us while we were talking about the setup…

Strong Naming: One Year Later

It is almost 1 year to the date of when I first posted JSON.NET Strong Naming And NuGet Woes and the NuGet compatibility issues have stabilized  This stabilization hasn't happened through a change from Microsoft, but a change in how publishers of NuGet packages version their libraries. I am…

Free 5 Hours From Executify

Executify is offering 5 hours of complimentary compute time in honor of the MVP 2013 Summit for running CRON jobs in the cloud. In honor of the Microsoft MVP Summit going on in Seattle right now, we are offering every person who signs up this week, 5 hours of complimentary…