Smarter Time-limited Caching

[4/10/2015 3:50:03 PM UPDATE: I updated the definition of the Caches class to support injecting dependencies into ICaches<T> implementations.] [7/1/2017 2:44:53 PM UPDATE: Here’s a dinky little solution that illustrates the caching solution at work:   ConsoleApp1 Also, I hate reading my old posts. :) ] In many applications, there is a need to globally cache […]

My 20 Minute Software Developer Presentation for 7th Grade Career Day

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of waxing poetic on all that is software development to four groups of 7th graders at a local elementary school. I figured it’d be a good idea to document the experience for other developers who might find themselves in the same situation one day (turns out, I’m not […]

Connect KendoUI to MVC Web API without ODataController

This is in response to a recent post by Steve Smith (Connect KendoUI AutoComplete to MVC Action). In his post, Steve stated that using Web API to connect a KendoUI AutoComplete with OData “can present a challenge”. Yes, ODataControllers definitely present a challenge.. and, I admit.. the first time I tried to get KendoUI to talk […]

VisualStudio 14 stopped working after upgrading to Windows 10 build 9860?

Upon upgrading to Windows 10 build 9860, the latest Visual Studio 14 preview starting showing this error on startup: The ‘Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editor.Implementation.EditorPackage’ package did not load correctly. Things didn’t get any better when you try to do anything in the shiny new IDE.. For example, here’s what happens when creating a new C# Console project: Object […]

Aiming for Pluralsight.com

I recently put in an application to become a Pluralsight author (www.pluralsight.com). I’m hoping they’ll read this and know that I’m very serious about making this happen. I really believe I’m capable of making really great videos for what is already the world’s best resource for developer training. So, hello Pluralsight application reviewer person! Let’s […]

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