When developing you will inevitably try to start a new process only to find that the port is already in use. You have a few options on how to resolve this issue. Option 1: Use the npm kill-port package… Read More ›
Part II – Idempotence in a Database
Scripts to Update Database Values Executing scripts to update incorrect values in a database should be done with care. If a script dynamically updates a value based on a calculation it is possible that each subsequent execution of the script… Read More ›
Part I – What is Idempotence?
This is part 1 of a 4 part series related to the concept of idempotency as it relates to computer science and software engineering. Idempotence: a term used in mathematics and computer science to describe a function that can be executed… Read More ›
Employers Should Require Certifications – Here’s Why
A Short History For the past 15 years or so I have not had to keep my certifications up to date. My jobs simply have not required it. But that was not always the case. When I started my career… Read More ›
What Programming Language Should I Learn?
So Many Languages So you want to learn to write code. You may love computers, you might love gaming, maybe you just watched a movie about hacking and you got excited. So you did a little research to figure out… Read More ›
It’s 2017 – What will you LEARN this year?
Quick survey… what courses interest you?
SharePoint Prompt for Login
One of my pet peeves with SharePoint has been that whenever I navigate to a SharePoint site on my local domain, it still prompts me for my login credentials. I have to provide the credentials with which I am already… Read More ›
Adding Controls to an ASP.NET form Dynamically
Dynamically added controls disappear on postback At first glance it appears that adding a control to a form dynamically is quite simple. In fact, adding a control to a form is simple. The problem is when you need to perform… Read More ›
Stack vs. Heap
What are the STACK and the HEAP? To fully understand how memory is managed in the .NET Framework you need to understand the difference between the Stack and the Heap. This lesson introduces you to those differences and how it… Read More ›
Getting Started with ASP.NET Web Sites
What makes ASP.NET Web Sites Different? In this lesson I will show you how to create a basic ASP.NET web site. I will also explain the basic structure of a web site as follows. How ASP.NET separates Code from HTML… Read More ›