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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Grow with Google Pennsylvania

Google is offering free training and coaching at local libraries. The training includes free digital skills workshops and one-on-one coaching. There are three events currently scheduled in Pennsylvania. The first one is Monday, January 28th from 9am-4:30pm in Philadelphia. There are two other events next week in York and Erie. For complete details and to register for the free events, visit g.co/growpennsylvania. Registration is necessary as seating is limited. Here are the locations and times of the event:

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Watch: Bill Wolff Talk About Visual Studio Code and SQL Operations Studio

At TechBash 2018, Bill Wolff demonstrated the free tools available from Microsoft: Visual Studio Code and SQL Operations Studio. Watch the talk on the TechBash YouTube Channel and subscribe to the TechBash developer channel on YouTube to stay up to date on the latest videos posted from TechBash 2018.

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Watch: Anoop Kumar Introduces Docker

At TechBash 2018, Anoop Kumar discussed how to use docker in the real world. Anoop works for Docker and provided a great introduction to the product during the talk. Watch the talk on the TechBash YouTube Channel and subscribe to the TechBash developer channel on YouTube to stay up to date on the latest videos posted from TechBash 2018.

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Free Pluralsight This Weekend

Pluralsight is offering a free weekend of over 6850+ courses starting this Friday, December 14th at 7am MST.  They’ll be raffling off prizes throughout the weekend. Full details about this offer can be found at https://jasong.us/2EpYvYL.  If you weren’t sure about the content contained on Pluralsight and want a chance to learn new skills for free, be sure to check this out. Courses include, but are not limited to Software Development, IT Operations, Data Profession, Information and Cyber Security, Architecture and Construction, Manufacturing and Design, Creative Design, and Business Professional courses.

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Watch: Santosh Hari Discuss Serverless and Schemaless

At TechBash 2018, Santosh Hari discussed how to have a serverless and schemaless solution using Azure Functions and CosmosDB. Watch the talk on the TechBash YouTube Channel and subscribe to the TechBash developer channel on YouTube to stay up to date on the latest videos posted from TechBash 2018.

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Watch: Jeremy Clark Discuss Lambdas

At TechBash 2018, Jeremy Clark discussed lambdas. Watch the talk on the TechBash YouTube Channel and subscribe to the TechBash developer channel on YouTube to stay up to date on the latest videos posted from TechBash 2018.

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Using Spy++ to Obtain Winform Control TreeView

Typically I find myself developing .NET Core applications for the web. However, even the most cutting edge developer will find their way to supporting legacy applications from time to time. This holiday week was a great example. I have an older Win32 application that was recently updated. As a result, the UI had changed. I needed to use COM Interop to connect to the process and read the form values.

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Relaunched MyLightDisplay

You may have been wondering what I’ve been up to lately. Well, besides spending nearly 70 hours working on my synchronized light display, I’ve been migrating mylightdisplay.com to Cloudscribe. Check it out and please provide feedback!

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Watch: Bill Wolff Talk About React, Vue, and Angular

At TechBash 2018, Bill Wolff compared and contrasted three different JavaScript Single Page Applications (SPAs): React vs Angular vs Vue. Watch the talk on the TechBash YouTube Channel and subscribe to the TechBash developer channel on YouTube to stay up to date on the latest videos posted from TechBash 2018.

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Git Tip: Link a Local Project to a Hosted Repository

How many times have you started a project locally on your machine, initialized it as a git repository, then after doing some work, realized that you have a repository sitting on GitHub or Azure DevOps with a readme markdown file and a .gitignore file? If you’re like me, that probably happens more than you’d like to admit. There’s an easy solution for this.

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