Community Spotlight: Gaines Kergosien

In my opinion, Gaines is a community hero. He's not only been involved in the Nashville software development community, he's also been a volunteer firefighter since 2013. Beginning in 2008, he has faithfully served the Nashville .NET User Group in every type of role, always eager to help in any...

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Community Spotlight: Jim Holmes

It's my privilege to know Jim Holmes. He's one of my heroes. I owe Jim many, many thanks for the positive impact he's made on my career and personal life. I first met Jim when we worked at Telligent, around 2008. He took on the monumental task of software quality...

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Before it's too late

There are many life events when people are paid tribute. Job changes. Relocations. Tragedies. Deaths. Without a doubt, honoring people at these times is touching and needed. I’m starting to question, “Why don’t we voice our appreciation, at least more often, before these significant events happen?” The more...

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Community Spotlight: Cory House

Perhaps you've seen one of Cory's Pluralsight courses. Or, sat in one of his talks. Perhaps you've run across his react-slingshot React + Redux starter kit. You might be thinking, "This guy seems really nice. I wonder if he's this nice in 'real life'?" I've had the pleasure of crossing paths...

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Event Logo for Nashville SharePoint Saturday

I am so honored that Daniel Glenn reached out to me to design the logo for the 2017 Nashville SharePoint Saturday event. Here is the final design we landed on: Here is the logo printed on a shirt and a sticker, which were given to attendees of the event. Here...

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SQL Server for Linux: How to Move a Database From One Docker Container to Another

The bad news is, the Docker version of SQL Server for Linux is a limited trial edition that will eventually expire. At some point, you will have to create a new Docker container. The good news is, SQL for Linux comes with a sqlpackage utility you can use to create...

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