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Rules I Run By — 10,000 recreational kilometers and counting

Hi, I’m Ty, and I’m a runner. 👋 In fact, I’ve ran consistently for several years. All told I’ve racked up …

Migrate Your DNS Zones from EdgeCast to Azure DNS

You’ve got a bunch of DNS zones hosted on Verizon’s Edgecast, and you’d like to move them over to Azure DNS. Sounds …

Cryptocurrency Trading for Dum-dums — Wait… It is?

“Hey, can I make money trading crypto?" — For technologists, this question is starting to feel like the new, …

Dicese Slex Dishes on Clean Code Configuration

All but the most trivial code needs some configuration and setup to do meaningful work. From database connection strings to IoC …

What if COVID-19 were a JIRA ticket? — A Lesson in Bug Prevention.

I saw a tweet the other day that said, “the scariest thing about COVID-19 is that it looks like a JIRA ticket.” That is …

If Programming Languages Were Running Shoes

What if your favorite programming language was actually moonlighting as a running shoe? What would it feel like to run in it? Say no …

To Trust an Extension

“Voice hoarse, I heaved a huge shoulder-slumping sigh. I’d just wanted to maximize the thing. Instead there I was yelling …

Front Toward Enemy - When a "Killer Feature" Becomes Friendly Fire.

Can your product’s “killer feature” — that amazing bit of utility that sets it apart from the competition …

Write a Custom Webhook to Handle MailGun events

Wouldn’t you like to know when MailGun fails to deliver an email? Or worse still, when someone complains about an email you sent? …

Build an SMS Bat-Signal Powered by Twilio and Azure Functions

Wouldn’t it be cool to send out an SMS SOS with the touch of a button? Like your own private SMS Bat-Signal!

I’ll show you …