XUnit Test Lifecycles

You are unit testing right? I hope so. If you are you may have run into some scenarios where things are not working quite right. One issue I’ve personally run into is things which attempt to maintain state between tests (eww, I know). Unfortunately, while it is good practice to make sure all of the […]


Goals for 2017

It’s a new year, so in the tradition of setting a few resolutions, here are a few of my professional goals for 2017: More Networking More Side Projects More Reading More Writing Take Better Care of Myself All of those things should be pretty easy, but there is the all important question of “Why?” Networking […]


A Gentle Introduction to Onion Architecture in ASP.NET MVC – Part 2

In part 1 of this series we discussed what an onion architecture application would look like and discussed the technologies that we can leverage in .Net 4 in order to make that work. In this section we’ll go over how the project is structured, including spending a bit of time looking at how the IoC […]


A Gentle Introduction to Onion Architecture in ASP.NET MVC – Part 1

Welcome to part one of a multi part series on Enterprise Application in .Net Core! In this series we’ll go over everything that is necessary to build a best in breed enterprise application with the Onion Architecture at its core. The word enterprise is integral in describing the software being described as it is going […]


PucciThe.Dog – Python/Flask on an RPI

Overview Flask is an amazing little Python web micro-framework for those who aren’t familiar with it. It allowed me to build out this entire application in about 8 hours of total dev time (including a whole bunch of time just not quite grokking flask-login). The minimal goals I wanted to achieve was to expose a […]


One Month Retrospective

One Month In The company I work for recently started a new initiative: a brand new piece of software completely divorced from the software we traditionally worked on. I along with three of my colleagues were selected to lead the entire architecture and build out all of the core features. All four of us are […]