Oct 22 2015
If you’ve done any .NET development at all, you’ve undoubtedly experience the dreaded NullReferenceException. In Java, it’s the NullPointException. No matter what you call it, interacting with a null reference in any language can spell disaster for your application. Join Jess, Chris, and Todd as they chat about null values, some of the ways that they deal with them in their own applications, and how they’ve come to live relatively peacefully in a world full of nulls. If you enjoyed the episode you may also enjoy these related links:
Oct 14 2015
So you want to be a software development consultant? Or, are you just trying to figure out what it means when people say “1099” and “Corp-to-Corp”? Join Jess, Todd, and Chris as they talk about the various aspects of technology consulting and some of the things that you need to think about when considering a switch from employee to consultant.
Sep 29 2015
In this episode, Todd, Chris, and Jess discuss the various tools that they use for building Single-Page Applications, and client-side web applications in general. Here are the links to the various tools mentioned in the show:
Sep 22 2015
Todd, Chris, and Jess talk about their real-world experience and reveal their tips, tricks, and best practices for building rich client-side applications on the web.
Sep 15 2015
Chris, Todd, and Jess chat about the various aspects of building immersive and interactive client-side experiences in the browser today.
Jess Chadwick is a software developer and technologist with over fifteen years of development experience ranging from embedded devices in start-ups to enterprise-scale solutions in Fortune 25s. He is an ASPInsider and a magazine and book author with O’Reilly publishing, as well as several courses on Lynda.com including Up and Running with ASP.NET 5. Jess is actively involved in the development community, regularly speaking at user groups and conferences as well as co-lead of the NJDOTNET Central New Jersey .NET user group.
Todd has been a software developer/architect for over 20 years. During that time, he has spent several years as a consultant providing technical guidance and leadership for the development of enterprise class systems on the Microsoft and Web Platforms. At Infragistics, he is a principal consultant that focuses on the design and construction of Rich Internet Application (RIA), mobile and n-tier based systems. Todd is the co-leader for the New Jersey .NET User Group, NJDOTNET, and is a frequent speaker and book author.
Chris has been writing Windows software professionally for over twenty years. His day jobs have included developing kiosks for theme parks and retail stores and building portfolio analytics for commercial lending. Today Chris is building distributed systems with .NET and other platforms and is a Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET / IIS. His hobby for game development turned into a game development user group called Philly GameWorks, founded in 2014.