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Shopify Multipass in .NET Core 3.0

Shopify has a feature that allows an external service to automatically log a user into the store from a third-party application. This is commonly used when integrating a Shopify store with a larger...

2019 Chicago Marathon Race Review

All things considered, I am content with my performance at the 42nd running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. I had been battling a nasty couch all week, I wasn't able to train as hard as I...

First Week at BlueBolt Solutions

After nearly 7 years of full-time employment with IFCJ (and five years prior to that of part-time consulting work), I have chosen to move to other opportunities and challenges. This presented itself...

Project BQ: No Easy Runs

The first three weeks of the CARA summer marathon training are now in the books, and I am still trying to figure out how to best plan my running schedule. Because of schedule limitations (having...

Project BQ: This Time For Real

June is here, which means the official beginning of the training season for the 2019 Chicago Marathon - only 130 days away. As I look ahead to what life is like now and will be by the time October...

Technical Assessment - Final Notes

The primary piece of learning for me with this assessment was everything related to the front-end of the application. Creating a Web API in .NET and using Entity Framework is where my core developer...