Monday, May 30, 2011

Boston Whale Whale Tour

I took a whale watching tour off the coast of Boston this Memorial Day weekend and saw a couple of humpback whales. Here is some video footage I took from the tour.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Got My Google Voice Invite

Sweet, I have a Google Voice number. One interesting feature lets you embed voice mail messages into your blog:

Monday, January 05, 2009

ASP.NET MVC AntiForgeryToken

I recently came across a new security feature that Microsoft has added to the ASP.NET MVC futures framework to assist in preventing Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks. I was going to write about it, but I did a quick Google search and found a great blog post that gives the appropriate background information, as well as a demonstration of how to prevent CSRF attacks by using the ASP.NET MVC framework. If you're an ASP.NET developer interested in developing secure web applications, be sure to check out the post:

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Measuring ROI for Business Software Investments

As they must do with any major investment, finance and technology leaders must develop a return-on-investment (ROI) model to justify software purchases. In many cases, organizations find it difficult to identify the indirect benefits and costs associated with software implementation.

If this sounds familiar, be sure to check out this article.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Free SharePoint 2007 Screen Casts

If you're learning SharePoint 2007, be sure to check out these free screen casts.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Quote of the Day

"A bad developer who comes across as a good developer is worse than a bad developer that every knows about." -- Dwight Rau


This one is new to me, but I don't burn as many CD's as I used to. Frankly, I'm cheap and I can't justify spending money on software that I'll use once every few years. If you're looking for a free CD Burner for Windows, check out CDBurnerXP.

Generic Caching in ASP.NET

If you run a website with a high number of visitors and are interested in learning more about caching, DaveTheKnave has put together a good article on Generic Caching in ASP.NET that is worth checking out.

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Introducing OpenProj

If you're looking for a free replacement for Microsoft Project, look no further. Available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix, "OpenProj is a free, open source project management solution."

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Generate Random SQL Data

If you ever need random data for your SQL tables, be sure to check out Their random data generator generates transact SQL scripts that you can run to insert random data into your database. Other export formats are also available.