472 posts in

Blog

Tellus' newest site - SeaBear.com

Today we took one of our recent projects live, SeaBear.com. This is another in our long line of niche ecommerce sites along with Chef's Catalog and Johnnys Selected Seeds. SeaBear may be our first ASP.NET 2.0 site to go live? Gents, correct me if...


Google's Matt Cutts' SEO Tip Videos

I promise that this isn't turning into an SEO blog, but I mentioned before that I have some SEO interest, as we all should. Matt Cutts, Google's SEO insider, put together several nice videos this week where he answers email questions and provides...


Mistakes and Moments of Incompetence are Understandable as long as you are honest

An interesting story about DreamHost being publicly, brutally honest. Read the comments, they are funny... it seems that mistakes and moments of incompetence are understandable and even forgivable as long as you are are honest. Keeping your...


Summary of Last Nights Dayton .NET User Group Meeting

Brian Prince did a presentation on Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, not WWF!) and BizTalk Server. Brian did a great job as always and the topic was much more interesting than I had feared it would be. WF looks like some really good stuff and I...


Want to know more about database unit testing and refactoring? Check out Sachin Rekhi's blog

I recently found Sachin Rekhi's blog: Sachin Rekhi's Ramblings - On Mastering Database Development with Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals. I don't remember where I found the first link to the blog, but it was probably through...


The Must Read Book of the Holidays - Windows Developer Power Tools

No offense to Phil Haack, but his timing might be a bit off. With the book not being published until November it probably cannot be the summer's must read book - but it definitely will be the Must Read Book of the holiday season! In fact, at over...


Your employees are your marketing team

or... How going the extra step combined with a little humility makes all the difference in the world. Today I had a crapload, yes - really a CRAPload, of lumber delivered for a deck we are having built. I chose a local company, Warren County...


Web app: Form Button does not submit

Usually the culprit behind this behaviour is a Javascript foul of some sort. Last week I spent a little more than a day chasing down the phantom Javascript issue that was causing a couple of buttons in the checkout portion of one of client's...


There is something wrong with the girl...

I'm speaking about my 7 year-old daughter, Regan. I don't write about my family too often in anything more than passing, but I'm afraid this is the first of way too many stories about the girl. There are plenty of others that have not been fit to...


An early review of Search Engine Optimization An Hour a Day

Last week I picked up a copy of Search Engine Optimization: An Hour a Day by Jennifer Grappone and Gradiva Couzin. I have a slight interest in SEO, however I try not to get drawn into it too much because it can really eat up your time and I prefer...