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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Full Stack Developer Wanted

I’m hiring an Full Stack 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 .NET and has experience with Angular and Azure. We’re looking for someone interested in working in a dynamic, fast paced organization. As a developer on our team, you will create cutting edge functionality and help to enable our team to be cloud-first.

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Umbraco Developer Wanted

I’m hiring an Umbraco 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 Umbraco and .NET. We’re looking for someone interested in working in a dynamic, fast paced organization. As a developer on our team, you will create cutting edge functionality and help to enable our team to be cloud-first. This position may also involve consultative work for other Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries.

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Choosing a Static Site Generator

Choosing a static site generator can be difficult. Not long ago, Microsoft announced support for a new cloud service called Azure Static Web Applications. There are dozens if not hundreds of static site generators. This post will focus on the top 20 generators identified by Jamstack.

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DevOps Engineer Wanted

I’m hiring a DevOps Engineer for our growing team. This position is for biBERK, a direct insurance company. I’m looking for someone who can demonstrate sound experience with Azure and Azure DevOps. We’re looking for someone interested in managing our CI/CD pipelines and the environments being setup by the pipelines. This position may also involve consultative work for other Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries.

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Open Azure Day Takes Place Wednesday

Open Azure Day, a Linux digital event, takes place on November 18th and includes presentations from Scott Guthrie and Brendan Burns from Microsoft, Matt Hicks from Red Hat, and Dr. Thomas Di Giacomo from SUSE. Get tips, tools, and technical deep dives from the Linux community’s sharpest minds at Open Azure Day. Hear from open-source innovators like SUSE, Red Hat, Elastic, HashiCorp, Cloudera, Canonical, VMware, and Redis Labs. And discover new ways to upgrade your mission-critical open-source apps and data with Azure.

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Calling all Holiday Light Displays

Angular 11 Released

Earlier this week, on 11/11, Angular 11 was released. During this release, the team spent significant time triaging issues submitted in all three of the repos.

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Getting Started with React Components and JSX in Gatsby

I’ve started to play with React a bit as I’m dabbling in Gatsby. As I started to dabble with many of the starters, I noticed that React uses JSX as a template language. JSX is a JavaScript syntax Extension that allows developers to use UI markup within JavaScript.

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Apple Announcements; XBox Series X|S Sold Out

Yesterday at the Apple “One More Thing” event, Apple introduced the new M1 processor. The new processor will power the new MacBook Air that has a fan-less design and up to 18 hours of battery life. The new MacBook Air starts at $999.00 for a 256GB SSD model.

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.NET Developer Opening

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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