Jason N. Gaylord
from Northeast PA
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Hello, I'm  jasongaylord 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?

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TECHbash 2007 Review

TECHbash 2007 was a success! We had over 100 attendees throughout the day. This was really cool given the area that we’re in. Hopefully all of the attendees come out to each of our future events. More details about our June event will be announced next week.

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Tomorrow: TECHbash 2007 Is Here!

Tomorrow, .NET Valley will host TECHbash 2007 at Luzerne County Community College. So far, we have over 150 registered for the event. We anticipate that by the end of the day, we’ll be nearing 180. If you’re anywhere near Northeastern Pennsylvania tomorrow, you’ll definitely want to stop by. For the developer community, we have a SharePoint 2007 talk by Rachel Appel, a Real World AJAX and Preview to Silverlight talk by me, and a WPF deep dive talk by Ambrose Little and Ed Blankenship from Infragistics. We’ll also have some great IT Pro talks including Windows Server 2008, Vista, and IP Telephony. Swag? We’ve got it — and you’ll want it. The first 120 registered attendees that sign-in tomorrow will receive a free SWAGbag containing free mags from MSDN, CoDe Magazine, and ASP.NET Pro. We’ll be handing out official “TECHbash 2007” t-shirts and .NET Valley pens. CACert will be on hand to provide security certificates and points towards certificates. Plus, we’ve got food. When was the last time you attended a conference and had Starbucks coffee? That’s right, Dickson City Starbucks has donated coffee for our event.

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Web 2.0 - You need to jump on the bandwagon

With Web 2.0 getting more and more publicity, you need to jump on the web 2.0 bandwagon now. AJAX and Silverlight can help you. I came across a posting on CIO.com called the Web 2.0 Rap (by Phillip Gordon):

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Internet in Automobiles?

Yes its true. Many companies such as Ford are coming out with web enabled products. In fact, Ford’s product will run Windows Auto. However, this product takes the cake: http://www.autonetmobile.com/wp/service. AutoNet Mobile allows multiple devices to be connected. Therefore, I can have my XBox in my SUV as well as my laptop and cell phone. All three will be online. How cool is that?

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TECHbash 2007 is on May 19th

I forgot in my previous posts to mention that the Northeastern Pennsylvania TECHbash 2007 will be on May 19th at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, PA. To register for the event, please visit http://techbash.com/registration.

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Are you near Northeast PA? Come to TECHbash 2007 for FREE!

We are almost 2 weeks away from TECHbash 2007. It’s kind of hard to believe how much hype is surrounding this event. We’ve seen our registration double in the past week alone. If you haven’t registered for this event yet, be sure to register…

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Awhile back, Scott W. had mentioned Twitter in a conversation. Today I cam across the website and decided to setup an account. We’ll see how well it goes.

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Our Little One Shows Up

I’ve been offline a lot lately preparing the arrival of our little one. Arianna Theresa was born on April 20th at 4:54pm. She was 8lbs 5oz and 21 1/2 inches long. Both mom and baby are doing just fine. I’ll be offline for the remainder of the week but figured I’d post a quick picture at http://www.jasongaylord.com/photos/Details.aspx?AlbumID=185&Page=0. Everyone wish me luck!

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DNS Exploit Announced

There is a Microsoft DNS exploit that is allowing a new worm (virus) called W32/Delbot-AI to attack machines, turning them into a zombie PC. For more information about the worm, visit http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32delbotai.html?_log_from=rss.

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TECHbash 2007 is a Month Away! Register Today!

TECHbash 2007 is now officially one month away. It’s hard to believe that in four weeks you’ll have access to some of the latest topics and concepts in the technology world. Don’t hesitate, be sure to sign-up today at http://techbash.com/registration…

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