Why I Love the Community and How It Helps Me

Some History For much of my career, I’ve worked at home as a team of one.  Many years ago, I learned that it takes a community.  I’ve always felt one of my strengths is to both reach out when I need help, and offer help when it’s needed.  In about 2005, I started doing a lot of work with the .Net stack and discovered the forums https://forums.asp.net/. As I was learning ASP.NET, I found myself asking a lot of questions in that forum.  The group was unbelievably helpful and supportive.  Having done a lot of Unix work previously, I’d had a lot of reprimands for incorrect questions so it was very uplifting for me. As I became more proficient in the .Net stack I started answering questions also.  My personal goal was to answer one question … Continue Reading

Xamarin Meetup Tonight In San Mateo: New Features in Xamarin V3 and High Level Overview

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Last Nights Meetup At Sencha HQ In RWC Excellent!

Last nights meetup at Sencha Headquarters in Redwood City with Jacky Nguyen presenting was excellent, and as usual very fun.  Jacky talked about tons of performance stuff related to the holy grail of 60 frames per second rendering and mobile sweetness. Sadly, I learned that my ping-pong skills are in total decay. Having slide a very far way from Dorm 5 champion at college, it feels like I’ve returned to rank beginner.  Very sad. http://www.meetup.com/The-San-Francisco-ExtJS-Meetup-Group/events/114540882/ Most of the usual suspects were there. View Full Album … Continue Reading

Great .Net Education Day Coming April 19th, 2013 in San Francisco, CodeMastery!

Magenic, a leading consulting company in the .Net space is having a free education day in San Francisco on April 19th.  I’m going to be speaking doing a similar presentation to the one I did earlier this week in Mountain View on SPA apps and the back end plumbing necessary to make them go.   (and many other speakers…)   Below is a short summary of the event. Magenic is sponsoring a FREE day of advanced education for senior technical people and technical decision makers on Friday April 19th, 2013 at Microsoft SF on Market, covering Modern Applications focusing on two primary areas modern web applications and the latest trends in business intelligence, following the tracks, there will be a panel featuring local … Continue Reading

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