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tools

Embedding Draw.io Diagrams in VSCode

4 minute read

If you’re like me, you love discovering new ways to boost your productivity and workflows. One of my favorite tools is Draw.io. I’ve used the desktop tool an...

Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown

5 minute read

This is part 1 of the MARP series. You can read the series of articles here: Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown Unleash Your Creativity with Mar...

Secure Terraform - Part 1 - tfsec

6 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2022. I really want to thank the organizers for helping set this up!

Multiple Domains on GitHub Pages

3 minute read

Something I found out after moving from WordPress to GitHub Pages is that out of the box you can only host a single domain for a repository with GitHub Pages...

Customizing the Jekyll Theme

2 minute read

I haven’t done a lot with jekyll in the past, but I’m a big fan of Markdown everything. For me that usually means I’m taking notes in Markdown Obsidian, doin...

Tools for working with Kubernetes

1 minute read

I’ve been in a number of internal and external calls where tooling to help work with Kubernetes keeps coming up. I thought I would share some of these cool t...

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vscode

Dev Containers - Part 1

8 minute read

This article is part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://festivetechcalendar.com/. Dev ...

Embedding Draw.io Diagrams in VSCode

4 minute read

If you’re like me, you love discovering new ways to boost your productivity and workflows. One of my favorite tools is Draw.io. I’ve used the desktop tool an...

Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown

5 minute read

This is part 1 of the MARP series. You can read the series of articles here: Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown Unleash Your Creativity with Mar...

Secure Terraform - Part 1 - tfsec

6 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2022. I really want to thank the organizers for helping set this up!

Presenting with VS Code - Screencast mode

1 minute read

I have been starting to speak and present a lot more, and was looking into great tools like Carnac and KeyPosé. But I just found out today about a feature I ...

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github

Dev Containers - Part 1

8 minute read

This article is part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://festivetechcalendar.com/. Dev ...

Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown

5 minute read

This is part 1 of the MARP series. You can read the series of articles here: Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown Unleash Your Creativity with Mar...

Secure Terraform - Part 1 - tfsec

6 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2022. I really want to thank the organizers for helping set this up!

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DevOps

How Do You Boil the Ocean?

1 minute read

This is a phrase I end up using a lot while talking with clients. I used to use a different phrase about elephants but moved away from that language to be mo...

Snake Oil DevOps - BEWARE!

2 minute read

As a DevOps Consultant a lot of what I do is spent on People and Processes. If you remember the definition of DevOps that I love is from Donovan Brown, “DevO...

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terraform

Secure Terraform - Part 1 - tfsec

6 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2022. I really want to thank the organizers for helping set this up!

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security

Secure Terraform - Part 1 - tfsec

6 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2022. I really want to thank the organizers for helping set this up!

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devops

Dev Containers - Part 1

8 minute read

This article is part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://festivetechcalendar.com/. Dev ...

Containerizing .NET - Part 1

7 minute read

This article is part of C# Advent 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://www.csadvent.christmas/. This is the first in ...

Two Incredible Years at Microsoft

6 minute read

Two Incredible Years at Microsoft: A Journey of Growth, Connection, and Remote Collaboration As I sit at my desk, keyboard beneath my fingertips, I’m re...

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azure

Two Incredible Years at Microsoft

6 minute read

Two Incredible Years at Microsoft: A Journey of Growth, Connection, and Remote Collaboration As I sit at my desk, keyboard beneath my fingertips, I’m re...

ARM - Part 3: Hook up the Pipes

1 minute read

I’ve got a template straight from Microsoft. I want this wired into a CI/CD pipeline to I can play around and get quick feedback. I’m going to use Azure DevO...

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docker

Dev Containers - Part 1

8 minute read

This article is part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://festivetechcalendar.com/. Dev ...

Containerizing .NET - Part 1

7 minute read

This article is part of C# Advent 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://www.csadvent.christmas/. This is the first in ...

WSL2, Docker, and Time

1 minute read

I’m running on a Windows Insider Slow build so that I can leverage WSL 2, the Windows Subsystem for Linux v 2. Its pretty incredible, because there’s now a L...

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dotnet

Containerizing .NET - Part 1

7 minute read

This article is part of C# Advent 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://www.csadvent.christmas/. This is the first in ...

Validating .NET Configuration

3 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the C# Advent Calendar 2022. I really want to thank Matthew D. Groves and Calvin Allen for helping set this up! Look for #cs...

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containers

Dev Containers - Part 1

8 minute read

This article is part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://festivetechcalendar.com/. Dev ...

Containerizing .NET - Part 1

7 minute read

This article is part of C# Advent 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://www.csadvent.christmas/. This is the first in ...

Containers and VMs: What is the difference?

2 minute read

Containers are a very big topic right now, but they also cause a lot of confusion for people. Before we discuss containers, containerization, and container o...

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markdown

Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown

5 minute read

This is part 1 of the MARP series. You can read the series of articles here: Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown Unleash Your Creativity with Mar...

Customizing the Jekyll Theme

2 minute read

I haven’t done a lot with jekyll in the past, but I’m a big fan of Markdown everything. For me that usually means I’m taking notes in Markdown Obsidian, doin...

Migrating from WordPress to GitHub Pages

4 minute read

I’ve been hosting on WordPress for a while. I wanted something that worked pretty well and was easy to work with. I picked a decent theme, added some plugins...

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arm

ARM - Part 3: Hook up the Pipes

1 minute read

I’ve got a template straight from Microsoft. I want this wired into a CI/CD pipeline to I can play around and get quick feedback. I’m going to use Azure DevO...

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arm templates

ARM - Part 3: Hook up the Pipes

1 minute read

I’ve got a template straight from Microsoft. I want this wired into a CI/CD pipeline to I can play around and get quick feedback. I’m going to use Azure DevO...

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cli

Scripting Winget

4 minute read

When I reset my PC or setup a new test machine, I always have to download a lot of software. In the past, I’ve used Chocolatey, Boxstarter, or just installed...

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Microsoft

Scripting Winget

4 minute read

When I reset my PC or setup a new test machine, I always have to download a lot of software. In the past, I’ve used Chocolatey, Boxstarter, or just installed...

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c#

Containerizing .NET - Part 1

7 minute read

This article is part of C# Advent 2023. For more articles in the series by other authors, visit https://www.csadvent.christmas/. This is the first in ...

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GitHub

Multiple Domains on GitHub Pages

3 minute read

Something I found out after moving from WordPress to GitHub Pages is that out of the box you can only host a single domain for a repository with GitHub Pages...

Customizing the Jekyll Theme

2 minute read

I haven’t done a lot with jekyll in the past, but I’m a big fan of Markdown everything. For me that usually means I’m taking notes in Markdown Obsidian, doin...

Migrating from WordPress to GitHub Pages

4 minute read

I’ve been hosting on WordPress for a while. I wanted something that worked pretty well and was easy to work with. I picked a decent theme, added some plugins...

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PowerShell

Scripting Winget

4 minute read

When I reset my PC or setup a new test machine, I always have to download a lot of software. In the past, I’ve used Chocolatey, Boxstarter, or just installed...

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scripts

Scripting Winget

4 minute read

When I reset my PC or setup a new test machine, I always have to download a lot of software. In the past, I’ve used Chocolatey, Boxstarter, or just installed...

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git

ARM - Part 3: Hook up the Pipes

1 minute read

I’ve got a template straight from Microsoft. I want this wired into a CI/CD pipeline to I can play around and get quick feedback. I’m going to use Azure DevO...

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presenting

Presenting Best Practices - Part 1

4 minute read

Presenting at THAT Conference 2020 Presenting and speaking are skills that require practice to hone. I was a consultant for many years pre...

Presenting with VS Code - Screencast mode

1 minute read

I have been starting to speak and present a lot more, and was looking into great tools like Carnac and KeyPosé. But I just found out today about a feature I ...

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speaking

Presenting Best Practices - Part 1

4 minute read

Presenting at THAT Conference 2020 Presenting and speaking are skills that require practice to hone. I was a consultant for many years pre...

Presenting with VS Code - Screencast mode

1 minute read

I have been starting to speak and present a lot more, and was looking into great tools like Carnac and KeyPosé. But I just found out today about a feature I ...

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jekyll

Customizing the Jekyll Theme

2 minute read

I haven’t done a lot with jekyll in the past, but I’m a big fan of Markdown everything. For me that usually means I’m taking notes in Markdown Obsidian, doin...

Migrating from WordPress to GitHub Pages

4 minute read

I’ve been hosting on WordPress for a while. I wanted something that worked pretty well and was easy to work with. I picked a decent theme, added some plugins...

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ruby

Customizing the Jekyll Theme

2 minute read

I haven’t done a lot with jekyll in the past, but I’m a big fan of Markdown everything. For me that usually means I’m taking notes in Markdown Obsidian, doin...

Migrating from WordPress to GitHub Pages

4 minute read

I’ve been hosting on WordPress for a while. I wanted something that worked pretty well and was easy to work with. I picked a decent theme, added some plugins...

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mermaid

Customizing the Jekyll Theme

2 minute read

I haven’t done a lot with jekyll in the past, but I’m a big fan of Markdown everything. For me that usually means I’m taking notes in Markdown Obsidian, doin...

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tfsec

Secure Terraform - Part 1 - tfsec

6 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2022. I really want to thank the organizers for helping set this up!

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marp

Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown

5 minute read

This is part 1 of the MARP series. You can read the series of articles here: Marp - Create Presentations with Markdown Unleash Your Creativity with Mar...

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infrastructure

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functions

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json

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api

RESTful API Versioning

2 minute read

I’ve been a developer for a long time, writing APIs and clients to consume them. When an API is around long enough, it needs to change. I’ve versioned APIs i...

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rest

RESTful API Versioning

2 minute read

I’ve been a developer for a long time, writing APIs and clients to consume them. When an API is around long enough, it needs to change. I’ve versioned APIs i...

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restful

RESTful API Versioning

2 minute read

I’ve been a developer for a long time, writing APIs and clients to consume them. When an API is around long enough, it needs to change. I’ve versioned APIs i...

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code

Presenting with VS Code - Screencast mode

1 minute read

I have been starting to speak and present a lot more, and was looking into great tools like Carnac and KeyPosé. But I just found out today about a feature I ...

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dependency injection

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di

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ioc

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solid

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testing

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linux

WSL2, Docker, and Time

1 minute read

I’m running on a Windows Insider Slow build so that I can leverage WSL 2, the Windows Subsystem for Linux v 2. Its pretty incredible, because there’s now a L...

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windows

WSL2, Docker, and Time

1 minute read

I’m running on a Windows Insider Slow build so that I can leverage WSL 2, the Windows Subsystem for Linux v 2. Its pretty incredible, because there’s now a L...

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wsl

WSL2, Docker, and Time

1 minute read

I’m running on a Windows Insider Slow build so that I can leverage WSL 2, the Windows Subsystem for Linux v 2. Its pretty incredible, because there’s now a L...

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terminal

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vms

Containers and VMs: What is the difference?

2 minute read

Containers are a very big topic right now, but they also cause a lot of confusion for people. Before we discuss containers, containerization, and container o...

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kubernetes

Tools for working with Kubernetes

1 minute read

I’ve been in a number of internal and external calls where tooling to help work with Kubernetes keeps coming up. I thought I would share some of these cool t...

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configuration

Validating .NET Configuration

3 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the C# Advent Calendar 2022. I really want to thank Matthew D. Groves and Calvin Allen for helping set this up! Look for #cs...

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wordpress

Migrating from WordPress to GitHub Pages

4 minute read

I’ve been hosting on WordPress for a while. I wanted something that worked pretty well and was easy to work with. I picked a decent theme, added some plugins...

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dns

Multiple Domains on GitHub Pages

3 minute read

Something I found out after moving from WordPress to GitHub Pages is that out of the box you can only host a single domain for a repository with GitHub Pages...

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cloudflare

Multiple Domains on GitHub Pages

3 minute read

Something I found out after moving from WordPress to GitHub Pages is that out of the box you can only host a single domain for a repository with GitHub Pages...

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FestiveTechCalendar2022

Secure Terraform - Part 1 - tfsec

6 minute read

This blog was posted as part of the Festive Tech Calendar 2022. I really want to thank the organizers for helping set this up!

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terrascan

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checkov

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draw.io

Embedding Draw.io Diagrams in VSCode

4 minute read

If you’re like me, you love discovering new ways to boost your productivity and workflows. One of my favorite tools is Draw.io. I’ve used the desktop tool an...

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MarkDown

Embedding Draw.io Diagrams in VSCode

4 minute read

If you’re like me, you love discovering new ways to boost your productivity and workflows. One of my favorite tools is Draw.io. I’ve used the desktop tool an...

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presentations

Embedding Draw.io Diagrams in VSCode

4 minute read

If you’re like me, you love discovering new ways to boost your productivity and workflows. One of my favorite tools is Draw.io. I’ve used the desktop tool an...

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github actions

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microsoft

Two Incredible Years at Microsoft

6 minute read

Two Incredible Years at Microsoft: A Journey of Growth, Connection, and Remote Collaboration As I sit at my desk, keyboard beneath my fingertips, I’m re...

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