Category Archives: Community

Yet Another Podcast 155 – Humanitarian Toolbox with Bill Wagner

Bill Wagner is a Microsoft Senior Content Developer creating documents and learning materials for developers learning the .net platform.  He is also the president and on the board of directors of the Humanitarian Toolbox. Bill spoke with me about what … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #151 – Jon Galloway on //build/

I’m extremely pleased to have Jon back on Yet Another Podcast, this time with a comprehensive review of //build/. Jon on Channel 9  Twitter  Stack Overflow Build on GitHub        

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Yet Another Podcast #145: John Sonmez

This week John Sonmez goes beyond programming to talk about life and the pursuit of happiness. Simple Programmer Blog: http://simpleprogrammer.com Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual: http://simpleprogrammer.com/softskills 10 Steps to Learn Anything Quickly course: http://10stepstolearn.com YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/jsonmez Listen | Yet … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #124–Mary Jo Foley And The New Microsoft

Mary Jo Foley, editor of ZDNet’s All About Microsoft blog talks about /Build and the new leadership at the New Microsoft. All About Microsoft MJF’s Interview of Scott Guthrie MJF’s Interview of Terry Myerson Cortana Build Announcements Project N Listen … Continue reading

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Read twice as fast, one word at a time

It turns out that there are better ways to read than the way we learned as children.  Based  on significant research, Flash Reading appears to be able to instantly increase your reading speed by 50% to 100% or more, while … Continue reading

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I’ll be speaking at DevIntersections/Angle Brackets

April 13-16, 2014 at JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando Florida I’m thrilled to say that I’ll be speaking at Angle Brackets.  Angle brackets is “a conference for lovers of the Web.”    It has been described as “the conference for those … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen on Web Applications

I am in the middle of unrolling on Pluralsight,  a complete entry-level program in  developing Web Applications, with a focus on free and open-source software. At its heart are these courses: Getting Started With ASP.NET MVC, ServiceStack and Bootstrap Building … Continue reading

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A Personal Note – Moving On…

In our industry it is common to have a number of jobs during the course of your career. I’ve benefitted from my experiences at PBS, Citibank, Ziff Davis, AT&T and Microsoft to name just a few. In recent years I’ve … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #101–Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley is the author of the All About Microsoft blog for ZDNet.  She has been following Microsoft since 1984 and is one of our most fascinating returning guests.  Today she talks about /Build and Windows 8.1, Azure and … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #98–Jeff Fritz and ASP.NET, HTML5, more…

Jeff Fritz joins Jon Galloway and me to discuss ASP.NET, MVC, HTML5, JavaScript, Agile programming and a whole lot more.  Jeffrey T. Fritz – or simply “Fritz” is an ASPInsider and Developer Evangelist for Telerik with over 15 years of … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #97–Chris Sells and the last 20 years

Jon Galloway and I are joined by Chris Sells, VP of Telerik, to discuss Chris’ illustrious career spanning a couple decades and some of the most important companies in the industry, including Intel, DevelopMentor, Microsoft and Telerik.  Chris’ Blog Telerik … Continue reading

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Pluralsight Course: Windows 8 From Start to Store

Shameless self-promotion warning! I have released my first (but not last) Pluralsight course, Windows 8 From Start To Store .  This XAML and C# – based course covers everything from design fundamentals to data to getting your app in the … Continue reading

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