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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Review: Newsletter Service Revue by Twitter

Revue is not new. In fact, it’s been around since 2015. However, back in February, Twitter announced that it reached a deal to acquire Revue. Revue is a newsletter system that allows content to be pulled in from several different sources including Twitter and RSS feeds.

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Preview Markdown in Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a very powerful editor. There’s little doubt that developers from many different languages are using this editor to extend for their own needs. One of my favorite uses of Visual Studio Code is to use it as a pure Markdown editor. Chances are you’re familiar with Markdown at this point as GitHub, StackOverflow, and many other systems use Markdown to strip out unnecessary HTML and have a clean and concise rendering.

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GitHub Settings You May Not Have Known

GitHub is constantly adding new features and settings to help developers. While I still feel there are areas that I’d like to see more improvements, there are plenty of features that are easy to overlook.

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Microsoft Surface Event Recap and Review

Yesterday, Microsoft released a bunch of new Microsoft Surface devices as well as a few other products. Here is a list of the products they have announced:

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Microsoft Surface Event Today

Microsoft is holding it’s annual Surface hardware event today at 11am ET. The most obvious announcement is that Microsoft will surely release the Surface Pro 8. In addition, I’d expect a new Surface Duo 2 mobile phone, Surface Book 4 laptop, and potentially other Surface devices.

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TechSmith's Coach's Eye Retired

On Wednesday, I opened my inbox to find this:

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Microsoft Ignite Registration is Open

Microsoft Ignite registration is now open. The website is currently very slow as registration for the virtual event is required.

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Junior Web Developer Opening

I’m hiring a Junior Web Developer for our growing team. This position is for biBERK, a direct insurance company. We’re looking for someone interested in writing clean and efficient HTML and CSS. This individual will help to maintain our Content Management System, Intranet, and will gain experience in other areas of the business. While experience with TypeScript, JavaScript, SASS, and CMS systems are preferred, it’s not required. As with all of our positions, this position also offers opportunities for growth.

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Remembering 9/11 on this 20th Anniversary

I’ve posted numerous times before about the 9/11 tragic events. Please take time to remember those that have lost their lives in the events of September 11, 2001.

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Amazon Announces New Fire TV Products

Yesterday, Amazon released several new Fire TV products including a brand new Fire TV Stick and their first self-branded smart televisions.

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