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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1-Day Tickets and More for TechBash

By now I’m sure you have heard about TechBash. TechBash is a conference located in the Poconos and covers a variety of topics including, but not limited to, application and web development, design, QA and test engineering methods, and soft skills. TechBash is now offering single-day tickets for those who cannot attend the 3 or 4 days. You can choose your favorite one or two days of content and get tickets for only $199 per day. Each single day registration includes breakfast, lunch, coffee, and snacks. It also includes the activities for that individual day. For example:

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Keynote Announced for TechBash 2019

The keynote topic and presenter have been announced for TechBash 2019. Jeff Fritz will be back at TechBash 2019. Jeff is a Senior Program Manager in Microsoft’s Developer Division working on some of the latest web technologies by leading the ASP.NET Web Forms Team.

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Get Involved with TechBash 2019

TechBash is a platform agnostic technical conference that draws attendees from a large geographic region including New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington DC, and even further. The event is entering it’s fourth year and there are currently two ways you can get involved with TechBash 2019:

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TechBash 2019 Tickets On Sale Now!

GWA Softball 9-11 All-Stars Make States

The Greater Wyoming Area softball team that my two girls play on, covering ages 9-11, will be traveling to the Pennsylvania State tournament. Our first game is tentatively scheduled for Friday, July 26th at 4pm. The tournament will be taking place this year in Greenburg, PA, home of the West Point Little League. I’ll be posting more fundraising information very soon. However, if you are in or around Januzzi’s Pizza in Exeter on July 6th, there will be a fundraiser where 10% of the bill for takeout orders and 20% of the bill for eat in orders will be donated to the GWA Softball team.

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Last Call for Call for Speakers for TechBash 2019

We’re now less than 24 hours away from closing the Call for Speakers. At last check, we now have over 420 submissions from over 175 presenters. On behalf of all of the board members, we appreciate everyone that has taken the time to show interest in this event. But, there’s still time. Feel free to submit to TechBash 2019 by visiting: https://sessionize.com/techbash2019/

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Microsoft Financial Services Summit May 9, 2019 in NYC

Publishing Static Content to Azure Blob Storage

In a previous post titled Setting up a CDN using Azure Storage, I had explained how to use an Azure CDN resource on top of an Azure Storage account. However, there will be very few instances where you’d want to use the AzCopy command line utility or Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer application to push content every time a CDN change is needed. In fact, most folks would want to check in files and/or code using source control such as GitHub or Azure DevOps.

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Setting up a CDN using Azure Storage

Many websites today use a content delivery network (CDN) to serve static content to their users. This is because CDNs can cache and compress static content as well as providing geo-redundancy services. Microsoft Azure has CDN capabilities contained within its resource portfolio. In this article, we’ll want through configuring Azure to serve up CDN content from an Azure Storage account.

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Call for Speakers Open for TechBash 2019

The TechBash 2019 Call for Speakers is now open on the TechBash website. Much like last year, TechBash 2019 will be preceded by a day of workshops geared more towards hands on and/or in depth conversation on the hottest topics. The three days of the conference are sure to be filled with around 70 sessions of the the latest content. If you’d like to present at TechBash, you can read the CFP announcement blog post and then hop over to their Sessionize page at https://sessionize.com/techbash2019/.

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