Jason N. Gaylord
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I live with my family in the rolling hills of Northeastern Pennsylvania. I'm a web developer by trade, but have broad experience in various business areas. Want to know more about me?

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Technology and Developer Events and Conferences for 2021

As we’re now more than half way through January 2021, many organizations have announced their in-person or online only format for events during 2021. Below is a list of the events that I’ve been made aware of that may be of interest to you if you are involved in Application Development, IT, or Technology in general. Keep in mind that even though some events are currently listed as in-person events, they may changed to a digital format only if safety remains a concern.

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Commercial Insurance Business Analyst Wanted

I’m hiring a Business Analyst who has experience with Commercial Property and Casualty Insurance for our growing team. This position is for biBERK, a direct insurance company. If you have experience in Worker’s Compensation, Commercial Auto, E&O, General Liability, or Business Owner’s Policies, this position is for you.

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Hiring an Azure DevOps Engineer

I’m hiring a DevOps Engineer for our growing team. This position is for biBERK, a direct insurance company. We’re looking for someone interested in creating, modifying, and maintaining continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines within Azure DevOps. This individual will also help to maintain the Azure environments setup by the pipelines and will be using infrastructure-as-code.

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Consumer Electronic Show 2021 (CES 2021) Press Schedule

The Consumer Electronic Show 2021, also knows as CES 2021, kicks off today with many major announcements. Here is the schedule that has been posted so far. All times shown are in Eastern Standard Time:

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Full Stack + Angular Developer Wanted

I’m hiring an Full Stack Developer with Angular experience for our growing team. This position is for biBERK, a direct insurance company. I’m looking for someone who can demonstrate sound experience with .NET and has experience with Angular and Azure. We’re looking for someone interested in working in a dynamic, fast paced organization. As a developer on our team, you will create cutting edge functionality and help to enable our team to be cloud-first.

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Microsoft Edge Url Copy Paste Options

Back in December, Microsoft Edge received a new update that allows URLs to be copied and pasted as hyperlinks or friendly URLs. This feature is still considered in preview but is available on all versions of the Microsoft Edge version.

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.NET Developer Opening

I’m hiring a .NET developer for our growing team. This position is for biBERK, a direct insurance company. I’m looking for someone who can demonstrate sound experience with C#, ASP.NET MVC, and ideally, .NET Core. Many of our back office applications have a Microsoft SQL server backend and an ASP.NET MVC front end. As we continue to revamp our applications, we’re moving several of them to Microsoft Azure and rewriting for native cloud. Many of our databases are migrating to Cosmos DB and our apps are using a .NET Core service layer with an Angular front end.

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Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Network Review

We’re currently under construction adding space to our house. 3 years ago I purchased a 2 pack of Netgear Orbi RBK50. While it supports up to 3Gbps and up to 5000sq ft, I was concerned with coverage into the new space without adding another satellite extender. I started researching WiFi 6 and started looking into the Netgear Orbi RBK752 Premium WiFi 6 System, Netgear Orbi RBK852 or Netgear Orbi RBK853 Ultra-Performance WiFi 6 System, or the Amazon eero Pro 6 WiFi 6 System. Ultimately, cost lead me to the eero Pro 6.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Event in January

The Samsung Galaxy S21 announcement and release are both expected in January 2021. The S21 is expected to come in 3 models: S21, S21 Plus, and the S21 Ultra. The current rumors are expecting a January 14th announcement, which would coincide with what Samsung.com sent existing customers yesterday about their virtual waiting room:

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Azure DevOps Engineer Wanted

I’m hiring a DevOps Engineer for our growing team. This position is for biBERK, a direct insurance company. I’m looking for someone who can demonstrate sound experience with Azure and Azure DevOps. We’re looking for someone interested in managing our CI/CD pipelines and the environments being setup by the pipelines. This position may also involve consultative work for other Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries.

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