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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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GitHub Posts 13 Ghoulish Games to Play

GitHub posted 13 ghoulish games to play today and the rest of this weekend. All of these games are available on GitHub along with their full source code. Some of these games were built in less than 48 hours!

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Umbraco Developer Opening at biBerk

I have yet another opening on my team. This opening is for an Umbraco Developer. Here’s a quick look at the responsibilities and qualifications:

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Using Modern CSS Frameworks

For years, Bootstrap was the most widely used CSS framework and is still the 7th highest starred open source project on GitHub. It originally started by a couple of developers at Twitter before being released as an open source project in 2011. However, many have started to slowly abandon Bootstrap. It has been 6 years since the last major release (officially today) and Bootstrap 5 is still in Alpha and includes many breaking changes including, but not limited to:

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Including Your GitHub Statistics in Your GitHub ReadMe.md File

Last month, I shared how to create a Readme.md file for your GitHub profile. This little hack allows you to add more content to your GitHub profile. If you’re struggling to find additional content to place in your readme, consider adding additional GitHub statistics to your ReadMe. You can do that by using a pre-built statistic generator.

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Postman Galaxy 2020 in November

Postman Galaxy 2020 has been moved to 2021. For more details, visit jasong.us/2TB9iom.
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GitHub Universe coming in December 2020

GitHub is hosting their annual event, GitHub Universe, from December 8-10, 2020. Each day takes place from 9am PST (noon EST) to 1:30pm PST (4:30pm EST). During the event, you’ll hear from GitHub employees and industry experts with 3 channels of content dedicated to developers, enterprise, and college students. You’ll also get the latest from GitHub including new product announcements and experience deep dives into certain topics. If you miss any particular day, there is a rebroadcast.

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.NET Foundation Joins the Open Source Initiative

Live Coders Conference 3 Coming October 29

The Live Coders Conference will stream live on Twitch on October 29th. This event will be a full-day event celebrating women in technology. Through the event, be prepared to be encouraged and inspired to achieve more. If you identify as female, this event is for you.

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Data Cloud Summit by Snowflake

The past couple of days, I talked about getting started with Snowflake and also how to query Snowflake using .NET. In just a few more weeks, you can learn even more by attending the Data Cloud Summit on November 17th.

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Query Snowflake Using .NET

Yesterday I wrote about how you could get started with Snowflake. To expand on this, today we’ll use the same query we used to connect to the DAILY_16_TOTAL table and select 100 records using .NET. We’ll do this by first creating a brand new .NET console application and importing the Snowflake.Data NuGet package. The source for this NuGet package can be found at:

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