Hello, I'm 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?
The Microsoft Edge dev and canary channel releases have a new feature that Google Chrome has not implemented quite yet. Edge has a toggle switch to move horizontal tabs across the top to vertical tabs down the left side of the browser. This feature is beneficial for users that have a wide screen.Read More
Amazon will still have AWS re:Invent this year. The event will kick off on November 30th. Unlike other years, re:Invent 2020 will take place over 3 weeks and will be a free, virtual event. The event will feature new product launches, sessions, and keynote announcements. As we inch closer to the event, expect a more complete schedule of sessions to be announced. Also, there is a high likelihood that there will be new product announcements throughout the 3 week event and that they all won’t be announced on Day 1.Read More
Apple has sent out invitations for their third event in three months. The new event titled, “One More Thing”, takes place on November 10th, 2020 at 10am PST (1pm EST). This event is expected to focus on Apple’s new chips, a move already announced at the WWDC back in June. Apple is also expected to focus on the Mac lineup.Read More
Over the past two days, I have posted about building APIs using GraphQL and .NET Core using the Hot Chocolate NuGet package. In the first part of the tutorial, we covered how a GraphQL schema is constructed, getting started using .NET Core and Hot Chocolate, and building our first GraphQL query object using Banana Cake Pop. In the second part of the tutorial, we covered how to add data to our data source using GraphQL mutations and tested GraphQL end to end using Banana Cake Pop. However, Hot Chocolate is not the only way to interact with GraphQL in .NET.Read More
One of the recent projects I was involved in required our teams to build APIs that we’d consume in a customer facing web application. Those same APIs would also be exposed to third-party partners. However, both consumers of the APIs needed a slightly different approach. The internal team required APIs that were very granular so that they had complete control over the flow the customers would follow on the front end. This would also allow them to be quite nimble in changing direction without the need of an architecture redesign or heavy service lift. I like to call this level of APIs, micro-services. I view this as true micro-services as opposed to using that term as just another marketing buzz word. The external, third-party required “roll-up” services so that their application was not as chatty as ours.Read More
This February, hear from the first Latina to ever go to space for NASA, Ellen Ochoa, and several others from GitHub, Slack, Gremlin, Cisco and more at Postman Galaxy. The event will include deep dives into Postman use cases and thought leadership in the areas of collaboration, API testing and automation, API design and architecture, developer experience, DevOps, and more! The event is free to attend and will be 100% virtual. The main event kicks off on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021 at 8am PST (11am EST). In addition, there are workshops on Tuesday, February 2nd.Read More