2017 Jan 13

.NET Core 1.0 Not Ready for Primetime

<rant> Well, I just spent two hours of my life getting a project running that was already working on another PC. I’m so fed up right now that I don’t really want to work on the actual project. It is an ASP.NET Core 1.0 project that I’ve been working on... Read more

2016 Dec 12


I didn’t want an entire year to go by without writing a post, so I thought that I would talk a little bit about a neat little tool I found for displaying grid data in ASP.NET MVC 5 projects. It’s called MVCGrid.Net. I say “neat little tool,” but it’s actually... Read more

2015 Sep 15

Error converting data type DBTYPE_DBTIMESTAMP to datetime2

Okay, so here is a post that has been months in the making. Lately I’ve been working on an ETL project, mostly the E and T parts. The project involves exporting data from a database via an ODBC driver (AcuODBC to be exact). I don’t have any control over the database being accessed other... Read more

2015 Apr 03

Setting up Apache Virtual Hosts on FreeBSD 10.1

I’ve been messing around on DigitalOcean with a FreeBSD 10.1 droplet. First let me say that FreeBSD is awesome. The thing that I like the most about the BSDs is that they don’t beat about the bush when it comes to making an OS because the purpose of each BSD is the... Read more

2014 Dec 08

The purpose of Twitter Bootstrap

Okay, so I rarely make websites or blog anymore. I’ll admit that I’ve fallen a bit out of touch with regard to the latest and greatest web technologies. But I’ve surprised even myself in the amount of time it has taken for me to understand Bootstrap. In case you didn’t... Read more