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Office Ping Pong Paddle Rack

My friend Kevin Baker put the idea in my head that we needed a ping pong paddle rack for the office break room last fall, and I finally got around to putting one together a few weeks ago. Here are...

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C# DateTime Extensions

Hello! So for the past few weeks I’ve been working with a lot of DateTime logic in the app I’m developing, and I wrote some c# DateTime extension methods for my own purposes. I thought I’d share them in case anyone...

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Dall☆s Tech Fest 2014

I’ve been so bad about blogging lately, but I thought I’d share some pictures, tweets, and thoughts from Dallas Tech Fest 2014! DTF2014 was the first tech conference I’ve ever attended, and I’m glad I was able to make the...

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Auxano Sprint 8 Review

The following is an outline of Auxano Sprint 8 (boot camp week 10) as used in our friday review/demo. Intro (Jon) Sprint Goal: Persistence for all Badges, full functionality on question creation Review Stories from scrum board: Initially committed to:...

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Visual Studio Tips and Tricks

The boot camp team had the pleasure of learning a few visual studio tips and tricks from Improving’s Latish Sehgal today, and I thought I’d share his information and my notes from the talk for reference. If you want to...

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Post Boot Camp… Boot Camp

Boot Camp Week 9 | Auxano Sprint 7 | June 29 – July 5 I need some friendly advice on how to further my learning of c# and test driven development in ASP.NET MVC. I’m getting stuck trying to move...

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Auxano Sprint 7 Review

The following is an outline of Auxano Sprint 7 (boot camp week 9) as used in our friday review/demo. Intro (Walton) Sprint Goal Persistence for Badges, Logout, Quizzes, PTO (Questions were added mid-sprint) Review Stories from scrum board Questions Persistence,...

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Blogging Schedule Change!

Quick Note: Starting this week I’ll be switching from daily blogs to weekly blogs or just posting when I have some notes, a project review, or some other share-worthy information to publish. We were asked to write daily blogs for...

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Auxano Sprint 6 Review & Retrospective

Week 8 of boot camp came to a successful end today as we wrapped up Auxano sprint 6. The boot camp team went out to eat at Liberty Burger and sat at the same table we ate at on the...

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Day 39 – USA! USA! USA!… and Robots!

You know you’re working for a great company when the CEO walks into the break room wearing a USMNT soccer jersey, and watches the world cup game with everyone else! USA lost to Germany 0-1, and Portugal beat Ghana 2-1 resulting...

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Day 38 – Auxano Sprint 6

I can’t wait to look back at these blogs in a few months or years and wonder what in the world I was thinking writing all this and putting it on the internet for all to see. #oversharing. Scrum: Yesterday...

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Day 37 – Auxano Sprint 6

It’s still difficult to believe we’re in boot camp week 8 of 8, sprint 6 of 6, and almost done with this crazy experience and on to new things (unless we stick around on project Auxano for a while longer)....

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Day 36 – Auxano Sprint 6

We took care of planning our sprint this morning, and then David and I got to work on the Engagement views and controller. I started the afternoon off by separating the Engagement model, controller, and views from the Time Activity...

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Day 35 – Auxano Sprint 5 Retrospective

I wrote a bunch of stuff about our “sprint review” today, but I decided to delete all of it in favor of a personal retrospective on our boot camp experience so far. Today was our last day in the little...