SQL Server and Node.js Revisited

A little more than a year ago, I wrote about accessing SQL Server from Node.js using Edge.js. Technology can change a lot in a year, and I'm happy to report the Node.js modules for SQL Server have greatly improved. Not only that, but some of the brilliant...

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Node.js for .NET Developers on Channel 9

I recently had the honor of presenting my "Node.js for .NET Developers" talk for the the Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference. The recording of that talk is now available on Channel 9. I would appreciate your feedback!...

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Review: Motorized IKEA Standing Desk

Summary: After six weeks of use, I declare the IKEA BEKANT sit/stand desk to be fully awesome. A few months ago, my son and I were cruising the IKEA store in Atlanta, GA, when we came across a new, motorized standing desk for only $489. Now, if your reaction...

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Code PaLOUsa 2015

Last week I had the privilege of being a part of Code PaLOUsa in Louisville, KY. I have spoken at Code PaLOUsa conferences in the past, but this was my first time attending as a speaker and a sponsor. Being a sponsor gave me a small glimpse into how hard...

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Ride Review: Leiper's Fork and Natchez Trace

I've been in Franklin, TN this week for meetings at LeanKit. I made the decision to stay through the weekend before heading off to Code PaLOUsa in Louisville, KY. It's Saturday, and I wake up this morning to much better weather than expected. Over breakfast at the Cracker Barrel off...

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Ahoy! Parse ye Node.js command args with yargs!

Recently I was working on a code sample in Node.js and thought to meself, "T'wouldn't it be grand to support me some command-line args for this here..." or... something to that effect. So, with a quick Google off the port bow, I came across yargs. Yargs be a node....

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