Category Archives: Tools and Utilities

OzCode– 4 Star Help with Debugging

I loaded OzCode onto my machine some months ago, but didn’t really start to see its benefit until recently, when I’ve been intensively debugging C# code. The more I use it the cooler I think it is.

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Yet Another Podcast #119– ASP.NET & Angular

  This round table of Scott Hunter – Microsoft Jon Galloway – Microsoft Ward Bell – IdeaBlade (Breeze) tackles two important issues: What’s coming in the relationship between ASP.NET and Angular (and related client-side technology) How do you differentiate what … 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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New Pluralsight Course: Getting Started With ASP.NET MVC, ServiceStack and Bootstrap

Very pleased to announce my latest Pluralsight course: Getting Started With ASP.NET MVC, ServiceStack and Bootstrap In this course you will learn to create a meaningful web application using Microsoft’s ASP.NET MVC coupled with the open-source projects ServiceStack and Bootstrap. … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #114–Test Driven Development

Jon Galloway joins me in talking with Phil Japikse and James Bender of Telerik about Test Driven Development and related techniques.  Telerik 30 Days of TDD Phil’s Blog Phil’s Telerik blog James’ Telerik Blog James’ Personal Blog Listen | Yet … Continue reading

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New Pluralsight Course: Sublime Text 3 From Scratch

Very pleased to announce my latest Pluralsight course:  Sublime Text 3 From Scratch Sublime Text 3 is the premier text editor for programmers. This course provides a complete tour of the editor along with extensive coverage of options, plugins, customization, … Continue reading

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Two Dozen Insanely Essential Programmer Utilities*

Lately I’ve been focused much more on Web development.  Along the way, I’ve discovered a number of utilities that are simply essential to successful coding, depending of course on which frameworks and libraries you are using.  Here’s a sampling, intended … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #109–One ASP.NET with Jon Galloway

Jon Galloway, my friend and sometime co-host is interviewed by Jeff Fritz and me about One ASP.NET and what’s new in ASP.NET.  Jon is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft focused on ASP.NET and Jeff is a Developer Evangelist for Telerik … Continue reading

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Sublime Text–My New Love

A week ago I wrote about my new editor: Sublime Text. As I explained then, I bought Sublime Text because I wanted a light-weight text editor with good support for code snippets.  My initial impressions were that Sublime Text

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Kendo UI & DataViz training

Very pleased to announce that starting in October I’ll be conducting Kendo UI and DataViz training for Falafel Software. Kendo UI bundles everything you need to create modern web applications in one box. No more searching the web for the … Continue reading

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Sublime Text–Sublime?

This is a very preliminary review of my new text editor: Sublime 3.  I bought Sublime because I needed a very fast, lightweight text editor that supported code snippets.  I will use it primarily when teaching, presenting, etc. on Kendo … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #94–Phil Haack: Git

Talking with Phil Haack and Jon Galloway about Git, GitHub, GitHub for Windows, organizational structure and much more. Campfire GitHub How GitHub Works GitHub for Windows SeeGit GitFlow Phil’s Blog Think Like (A) Git Emoji TedExScottafb How Great Leaders Serve … Continue reading

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