Speaking at 2014 NDC

I'm still in shock. My talk on Edge.js was selected for the 2014 Norwegian Developers Conference in Oslo, Norway. I can't believe I'm sharing the same page with these NDC speakers.…

Blog moved to Ghost

I've moved my blog from Wordpress to Ghost. Because: Very minimalistic. Runs on Node.js, automatic +10 hipster. Markdown. I really like using markdown. This is fun. …

How to leverage SQL Server with Node.js using Edge.js

I've looked at Node.js many times over the past few years. It's hard to ignore all the attention it has received. Unfortunately, being heavily invested in Microsoft technology, one of the reasons I have never got very far in learning Node.js is its lack of support for SQL…

Book Review: "Remote: Office Not Required"

Jason Fried at 37signals has a new book out titled, "Remote: Office Not Required." I listened to the audio version on a recent road trip. I've now purchased the Kindle version so I could go back through it more carefully. Not only is it full of good arguments and practical…

devLink 2013

devLink 2013 was yet another awesome conference. I have such a blast every year: great sessions, and invaluable networking opportunities with old friends and "old friends who've just met." Thanks again to all who came to my sessions, and for the feedback. Here are links to get to code and…

Our Social Media Legacy

Something I've been thinking about recently is the long-term impact that social media will have on society. Good or bad, everything we post on Facebook, Twitter, blogs, or other social media becomes permanent public record.¬†What impact will the content we publish today have on our lives 10, 20, or…