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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Updating Gulp Sass 4 to Gulp Sass 5

On the heels of my pipeline issue I mentioned earlier this week, I also had an issue with SASS compilation. I currently use Gulp in this project for compiling SASS.

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Solving 'The remote provider was unable to process the request' in Azure DevOps

I’ve been using Azure DevOps pipelines for quite some time. I do have a few older web applications that are only built once a year if that. When working on one of the applications recently, I noticed an error with the pipeline where the deployment would be cancelled. When reviewing the logs, I found the following error:

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Over 85 Developer, Tech Events Added to the Calendar!

I recently updated the Upcoming Events page on my site to include over 85 developer and technical events for the rest of December and all of 2022.

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MyLightDisplay.com Animated Light Show Starts Tonight!

This time of the year each year is extremely busy for our family. We’re a couple months into my boy’s ice hockey season. We’re just a week or two into basketball season for the girls. And we are just wrapping up the finishing touches on our holiday light display, creatively coined MyLightDisplay. Click below to visit our MyLightDisplay.com website. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and now on Instagram.

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Cannot edit WindowsApps Folder and Installed UWP Files

There may be times where you develop a Universal Windows App (UWP) and need to modify files. For instance, in a recent UWP app that I’ve created, I need to move videos in and out of the folder without packaging them up. This allows for a smaller app package. It’s also still in the testing phase where I really don’t want to use a KnownFolder, which I find limiting anyway.

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Enabling File Access in Universal Windows Apps

I was working on a new app that I’m going to introduce into MyLightDisplay this year. The idea behind the app is that I’d use another app that I have to output the current status of the light show. Based on the status, I’d kick off a corresponding video for the display.

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The MeatStick Smart Meat Thermometer Review

Back in January, I reviewed The Meater, a smart meat thermometer that includes probes and a display that helps to let you know when you’re meat is ready. This includes cooking meats in the oven or using a smoker. A little big ago, one of “The MeatStick” representatives reached out and asked if I could provide a fair review of their meat thermometer. I told them I would and they sent me one of their devices.

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Quality Assurance Test Engineer Openings at biBERK

biBERK is hiring several Quality Assurance Analysts. biBERK is a direct insurance company with offices in Omaha, Nebraska and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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.NET Developer Openings at biBERK

biBERK is hiring yet again! biBERK is a direct insurance company with offices in Omaha, Nebraska and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. We’re hiring additional .NET developers for our growing team.

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Converting JavaScript to TypeScript

As support for TypeScript errors continues to improve, many find it easy to just rename their JavaScript files from .js or .jsx to .ts or .tsx respectively then leverage Visual Studio Code errors to assist with the conversion from JavaScript to TypeScript. However, there’s another way.

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