A Weekend of Spacious Skies and Shenandoah Views: Embracing the Beauty of Fall

Nestled amidst the grandeur of Shenandoah’s natural beauty, we had the pleasure of staying at the Spacious Skies Shenandoah Views camping resort during our memorable weekend getaway. This hidden gem provided the perfect home base for our adventure, offering not only spacious campsites but also incredible panoramic views of the Shenandoah Valley. Whether you prefer […]

Integrating ChatGPT into VSC, their benefits and downfalls.

As developers, we are always looking for ways to improve our workflow and streamline our processes. One such way to do this is by integrating natural language processing (NLP) technologies like ChatGPT into our development environment. In this blog post, I will guide you through the steps to integrate ChatGPT into Visual Studio Code, one […]

Difference between Business Objects and Models

In C#, both business objects and models are used to represent data within an application. However, there are some important differences between the two that are worth exploring. A business object is a type of class that represents a real-world concept within an application. For example, if you were building an e-commerce application, you might […]

Dependency Inversion Principle (DIP) – The D in SOLID

The Dependency Inversion Principle (DIP) is one of the most important design principles in object-oriented programming. It is a principle that promotes loose coupling between classes by inverting the dependency between them. This principle is part of the SOLID principles, a set of principles that provide guidelines for building maintainable and scalable software applications. In […]

Post Surgery

So, for many years I was having issues with a stinging sensation going down my left arm. I went through physical therapy, shots in the spine and a chiropractor with little or no success. I finally broke down and went to see a surgent Dr. Jean-Marc Voyadzis, MD. He informed me that I had 3 […]

2019 Goals

Well, 2018 has come and gone – although I failed to reach the weight I wanted, I was able to get below 230 lbs. Might not sound impressive, but when you are pushing 280 – I am happy with that progress. SO, what am I going to try and accomplish for 2019. Security+ certification – […]

Northern VA CodeCamp

On April 1, 2017 I had the honor of speaking, for the first time in a LONG time, at the Northern Virginia CodeCamp. I can say that the talk was not the best one that I did, but I think I did something that I enjoyed. At the end of my talk, when I was […]

Second New Job

Well, on June 29th of 2015, I started my second new job of the year. To say it’s been an interesting year, work wise, is an understatement. My newest new job is with Wyle in Lexington Park MD and I am lucky enough to be the Software Developer Lead on a project that is going […]

New Year ?

Looks like I have not updated this thing in a LONG time. So I am hoping to use this blog spot as a place to write down and track my goals for 2015. Maybe add photos or the rides I am going to take this year 1) One of the things I have asked my […]

Day 10

Well I am now injured to the point where if I do any push-up or rest on my arm to do the planks it hurts. I am going to see a chiropractor this afternoon. I believe I have a pinched nerve in my neck. Once I get this better, I’ll start the 30 day challenges […]