Back when I started, all you needed to know was how to make HTML work in Netscape and Internet Explorer. Browser wars were all we had to deal with. Now, there are so many things a developer must know, it's nearly impossible to be a true Full Stack Developer. Read this from someone who seems to agree.
I've been learning Windows PowerShell the past few weeks and found another way to create a new .NET solution and project, via the command line. Take a look at this quick tutorial on how to via PowerShell. Read about it...
Ever been working with time calculations and wonder why things seem to be an hour off? Could it be you forgot to consider DST? Take a look at how you can avoid this and other time/date issues. Read this...
Today's young developers don't know the pain of having to support IE6 or even the days when the browser wars meant Netscape vs Microsoft. Read More...
Very interesting new feature. Learn how to use the using static declaration to make your C# code more compact.
Think you're worth more than they are paying you? Here are some tips on how to increase your income without working another job. Salary Negotiation 101: How to Know (and Ask For) the Salary You Deserve - https://hired.com/blog/candidates/salary-negotiation-tips-know-your-worth/
One of my biggest problem areas with Umbraco has always been user management. The Umbraco 7.7 upgrade features a completely new User section. Take a look at all the new goodness and share your thoughts. umbraco.com/blog/hello-umbraco-77/
Every feel like a phony? Feel like all eyes are looking at you and you're the one who's naked? They found me out! I'm a phony! Guess what, we all are at some point in our life, some more times than others. But the imposter syndrome is quite common, even earning a place in Wikipedia. Check out this great blog post from Scott Hanselman.
I've used jQuery's ajax method for years to get at XML and JSON data. But what if that's all I need from jQuery? Why must I load a huge library just for ajax? Now you don't have to. This article explains how: https://css-tricks.com/using-fetch/
I attended the annual Desert Code Camp technology conference this past Saturday. I must say, this was my first time attending and I was pretty impressed with the caliber of presentations. You won't get better information at a paid multi-day conference. And they fed us breakfast, lunch and dinner too!
I especially liked the thought provoking presentation on the future without jQuery, Post jQuery by Rob Richardson. Makes me consider being able to drop jQuery from my future projects.