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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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Microsoft Edge Url Copy Paste Options

Back in December, Microsoft Edge received a new update that allows URLs to be copied and pasted as hyperlinks or friendly URLs. This feature is still considered in preview but is available on all versions of the Microsoft Edge version.

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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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Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Network Review

We’re currently under construction adding space to our house. 3 years ago I purchased a 2 pack of Netgear Orbi RBK50. While it supports up to 3Gbps and up to 5000sq ft, I was concerned with coverage into the new space without adding another satellite extender. I started researching WiFi 6 and started looking into the Netgear Orbi RBK752 Premium WiFi 6 System, Netgear Orbi RBK852 or Netgear Orbi RBK853 Ultra-Performance WiFi 6 System, or the Amazon eero Pro 6 WiFi 6 System. Ultimately, cost lead me to the eero Pro 6.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Event in January

The Samsung Galaxy S21 announcement and release are both expected in January 2021. The S21 is expected to come in 3 models: S21, S21 Plus, and the S21 Ultra. The current rumors are expecting a January 14th announcement, which would coincide with what Samsung.com sent existing customers yesterday about their virtual waiting room:

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Azure 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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GitHub Dark Theme and Other Features Announced at GitHub Universe

Yesterday during GitHub Universe, one of the features that the GitHub team announced was a new dark theme for GitHub.com.

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Consumer Electronic Show 2021 (CES 2021) Registration Opens Today

Back in July, CES 2021 was moved to an online only platform. Today registration will open for CES 2021. To register, visit ces.tech/Logistics/Register-Now.aspx.

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Using Spy++ in Visual Studio 2019

Back in November of 2018, I shared a brief explanation to obtain Winform control information by using a tool packaged in Visual Studio called Spy++. This tool is included in Visual Studio 2019 as well. To find it, you’ll need to modify your Visual Studio 2019 installation by going to the menu and clicking on Tools > Modify. The Visual Studio Installer should appear. Browse to the Individual Components tab and search for C++ core features.

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Postman Galaxy Invites Steve Wozniak

Last month, I posted about the Postman Galaxy conference moving to February so they could make it bigger and better than originally planned. That just happened as they’ve added Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak to the list of featured speakers. In addition to Mr Wozniak, 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.

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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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