Jason N. Gaylord
from Northeast PA
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Hello, I'm  jasongaylord Jason

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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Once a Baker, Now a Web Developer

We seldom hear of stories where someone jumps from one career over to another and has great success in both. However, when we do, it’s quite inspiring. As a member of the TechBash Foundation, one of the coolest stories I heard of recently was from a former Kalahari Resorts baker named Katherine Scoda. While software development run in Katherine’s family, Katherine wanted to choose her own path and started as a very talented baker. Rather than paraphrasing, I wanted to share her own summary here:

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Kalahari Guaranteed Discounts Ends in 30 Days

TechBash 2021 begins in two months from today. Many plan on taking advantage of the guaranteed discounts at Kalahari Resort & Convention Center. The guaranteed discounted rates expire in 30 days. Don’t wait! Book your room today! Room rates start at just $159/night Monday through Thursday and are $179 for Friday night. Additional options and upgrades are available by calling the Kalahari. If you are interested in learning about more that the Kalahari has to offer, visit https://jasong.us/tbfaq.

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Business Analyst Openings for Property & Casualty Insurance Company

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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First TechBash 2021 Keynote Announced

This past weekend, TechBash announced their first keynote speaker. As part of the TechBash Foundation, I’m pleased to welcome Claire Novotny, Executive Director of the .NET Foundation and PM on the .NET Team at Microsoft. Claire’s keynote will be titled “Living in a Bug-Free World with Open-Source.”.

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Angular, .NET Core Developers Wanted

I’m hiring several Angular developers, ideally Angular Universal developers, with .NET experience for our growing team. These positions are with biBERK, a direct insurance company.

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Announcing Workshops at TechBash 2021 Plus Early Bird Tickets

TechBash 2021 takes place this October 19-22 in Pocono Manor, PA. Tickets are now on sale and early bird tickets go off sale August 14th at 11:59pm ET. The four workshops have been officially announced. Here they are:

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Samsung Unpacked Event Today

The next foldable Samsung Galaxy devices are both expected to be announced today. Included in the announcement are the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Active, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, and potentially other devices. You can reserve and get an extra offer, free year of Samsung Care+, and an additional $100 in trade-in credit here:

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'Something Went Wrong' When Adding O365 Account to Outlook 2019

If you try adding your Office 365 or Microsoft 365 account to Outlook 2019, you may receive an error that reads Something went wrong. An example of this message is below:

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.NET Developer Openings

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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TechBash 2021 Tickets Are Now On Sale

Tickets for TechBash 2021 are now on sale. In fact, you have until August 14, 2021 to save $100. You can purchase the 3-day early bird ticket for $399 and the 4-day early bird ticket, which includes a pre-conference workshop of your choice, for $499. To register, visit techbash.com/#Registration.

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