Hello, I'm Jason
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?
GitHub is hosting their annual event, GitHub Universe, from December 8-10, 2020. Each day takes place from 9am PST (noon EST) to 1:30pm PST (4:30pm EST). During the event, you’ll hear from GitHub employees and industry experts with 3 channels of content dedicated to developers, enterprise, and college students. You’ll also get the latest from GitHub including new product announcements and experience deep dives into certain topics. If you miss any particular day, there is a rebroadcast.Read More
Yesterday I wrote about how you could get started with Snowflake. To expand on this, today we’ll use the same query we used to connect to the DAILY_16_TOTAL table and select 100 records using .NET. We’ll do this by first creating a brand new .NET console application and importing the Snowflake.Data NuGet package. The source for this NuGet package can be found at:Read More
Snowflake is a “data warehouse as a service” platform that has been around publicly since October 2014. Just last month the company went public with its IPO on NYSE and was the highest valued software IPO ever. The service allows organizations to query all of it’s data at once and assists with getting a data warehouse setup quickly. Think of it as being the new cool kid on the block within the big data space.Read More
Microsoft has announced that during .NET Conf, which will take place November 10th-12th virtually, they will launch .NET 5. The event has been virtual for the previous 9 years so no one should be surprised that this year, their 10th year, that they’d continue that trend. The event takes place over 3 days and is a free event co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. They’ve even teased a few more surprises after their big announcement on 11/10.Read More
Last December, I cancelled DirecTV after 15 years and moved forward with YouTube TV. Since most of my home automation products are direct products of Amazon or are now owned by Amazon, I typically use Amazon Fire TV sticks to watch YouTube TV. After using the service for about a year, there are a few features that I’d like to see available through the service. These are features that should continue to set the bar even higher for streaming services.Read More