Joe Stagner - Frustrated by Design !

Who me ? Opinionated ? :)

Meet Me at PDC2008 -- T-05 Weeks and Counting

It's getting close!!!!!! The nature of software development is radically changing. At PDC2008 Ray...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/25/2008

REST in WCF Series

Rob Bagby is in the midst of a blog series on REST in WCF and been building a series of screencasts...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/19/2008

Website Optimization: Speed, Search Engine & Conversion Rate Secrets

Website Optimization: Speed, Search Engine & Conversion Rate Secrets: Andrew King: BooksISBN:...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/03/2008

Updating my Centos 5.2 System to use PHP 5.2.6

I'm working on my demos for ZendCon and updating a PHP Chat application built on the Microsoft Ajax...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/03/2008

Dynamic Data with Stored Procedures

So there is this very smart guy on the ASP.NET team named David Hunter who is one of the guys...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/03/2008

I'm Deep Fried - It's live today !

The Deep Fried Bytes guys caught  up with me at DevLink and we had a talk about developer...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/02/2008

Today's .NET IQ Test ?

What's wrong with this picture ?

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/02/2008

I'm on the .NET Coffee Break - Wednesday September 3rd

9:00AM PST - Virtually live from Ireland:) Click HERE http://developers.ie/webcasts.aspx for more...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/01/2008

PHP for the Microsoft AJAX Library - new Release!

Christian Wenz has pushed a new release of he PHP libraries for the Microsoft AJAX libraries with...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 09/01/2008

Is this a Visual Studio IQ Test ?

Note that the IIS component list of items to install is EMPTY !!! And, I WAS running as Admin ! The...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/29/2008

Murach's ASP.NET Web Programming with VB.NET

Murach's ASP.NET 3.5 Web Programming with VB 2008: Anne Boehm: BooksISBN: 1890774472ISBN-13:...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/28/2008

Peace through Code ?

Meet my friend Armin He's the handsome your Iranian dude wearing the MSDN Event Would Tour Tee-Shirt...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/28/2008

I go to ALOT of developer events. Usually, they are work - meaning I probably wouldn't go if I were...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/28/2008

Free Data Structures and Algorithms Book from the Slackers

Data Structures and Algorithms: Annotated Reference with Examples This book written by Granville...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/28/2008

Billy Hollis on Making a good UI with Windows Presentation Foundation

I was chatting with Billy Hollis about how we often use new technology to do the same old thing and...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/26/2008

Free Edition of Kentico CMS for everyone!

Kentico CMS Free Edition Since the free license for .NET User Groups was very successful, we decided...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/15/2008

SQL Server files for my Data Access Videos

A couple of folks have emailed me because that haven't been able to reconstitute the Video Database...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/15/2008

Free AJAX Data Controls.

The Slackers have been busy ! Check out the Open Source project on CodePlex....

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/14/2008

The flip side of Open Source ?

There is a reason they call me the Misfit Geek :) I've been doing PHP work for almost 10 years and...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/14/2008

Take Risks !

  Yesterday my wife and my children left the house and my 6 year old asked where they were...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/12/2008

Free controls from DevExpress ?

60 Free controls are available from DevExpress. Some for ASP.NET and some for Windows Forms. Check...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/11/2008

New Video Series on Data Access

The first three videos are live. #1 | Data Access Layers in ASP.NET Applications #2 | How to...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/10/2008

3 New Security Videos Published !

#8 | Changing Membership Settings in the Default Membership Schema #9 | Configuring SQL To Work with...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/10/2008

What is you don't wanna share your PHP code ?

Lots, even MOST PHP applications are Open Souce but what if you want to distribute your application...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/01/2008

44 Silverlight Videos

Mike Taulty recently uploaded and amazing collection of Silverlight 2.0 screencasts on how...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 08/01/2008

How to Program Visual Basic 2008 - a master text.

Deitel books are great learning tools and often used as course text or soup to nuts learning guides....

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/30/2008

Twitter Said To Be Abandoning Ruby on Rails

Not really "new" news but I stumbled across this while trying to figure out why Twitter...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/29/2008

Version 1.0 RTM of the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP is live!

Version 1.0 of the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP is available for download on the MSDN download...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/29/2008

www.ASP.net - What's Missing ?

Next week I have a week full of meetings on things like. The Next Version of Web Forms Dynamic Data...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/28/2008

ReactOS - What's the point ?

The GPL dudes have invented a new Operating System. WINDOWS :) - http://www.reactos.org/ I...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/23/2008

ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 CodePlex Preview 1 available

We're very happy to announce that the first preview for the new Ajax features in ASP.NET just went...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/21/2008

Risks with Cloud Computing.

Dolores Labs posted recently "Amazon’s S3 Web Service, our #1 cause of failure" [...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/21/2008

Tweak UAC

Dies UAC give you a rash ? It does me !!! It's not that it isn't a good idea - it is. But I really...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/18/2008

Will ASP.NET MVC will be the main web platform for ASP.NET?

Microsoft folks are very enthusiastic ! We love to dig in to new technology and show off the cool...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/18/2008

New Security Video Series Launched

Please checkout the first videos in my new Web Developer's Security Video Series....

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/18/2008

Announcing SecureDeveloper.com

  For many years I've had an interest in and a focus on Application Security. Now, I'll be...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/18/2008

Summer ASP.NET Missions

Spring is ugly in my job. From early March until late June I'm on the road. Conferences, Meetings,...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/16/2008

LifeCycleSecurity conference - Aug 8 & 9 - Las Vegas, Nevada

T Check out this 2 day security brain fest. It happens to be right after Black Hat in Vegas. See you...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/15/2008

Who's Watching What You're Watching?

From - http://www.vistanews.com/ According to the Broadband Report, as of last March 57% of U.S....

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/11/2008

Advanced ASP.NET AJAX Server Controls

It's finally hitting the street - "Advanced ASP.NET Ajax Server Controls" I had the...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/08/2008

BlogEngine.NET 1.4 released

Check out the New features in BlogEngine.NET 1.4 New database provider BlogEngine.NET now works with...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/07/2008

How I got started in programming.

Well, Dave Ward tagged me in Michael Eaton’s software development meme that’s been going...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/03/2008

Aggiorno - Improving the web one tag at a time.

That's there motto anyway. It's actually a very interesting product from my friends at ArtinSoft....

Author: JoeStagner Date: 07/01/2008

I'm with the Thirsty Developer

While in Chicago to speak at PHP | Tek, I got to do a Podcast (in a bar) with on of the The Thirsty...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 06/27/2008

The Everlasting Question - Should I choose VB.NET of C#

I got an email last night from Eduardo. Eduardo "Love's VB.NET", but is concerned about...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 06/27/2008

Microsoft Surface Video

Most people haven't had a chance to play with Microsoft Surface. It's one of the coolest...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 06/26/2008

My Secure Development Interview from TechEd 2008

While at TechEd 2008 I got to spend some time in the "Fish Bowl" with Georgeo...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 06/25/2008

ComponentArt releases Charting 2008.1

ComponentArt releases Charting 2008.1, introducing advanced AJAX interactivity, dual 3D rendering...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 06/25/2008

Tools to block and eradicate SQL injection

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Author: JoeStagner Date: 06/24/2008

Coffee Drinkers Have Slightly Lower Death Rates

Since most of us Geeks are caffeine addicts...... "Coffee consumption has been linked to...

Author: JoeStagner Date: 06/24/2008

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