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Whole30 2017 - Day 1: Take Two

The last time we tried to start a Whole 30, it all just fell apart rather quickly – twice. However, this time, we have a much better plan for getting it kicked off. My wife started by creating a list...

Whole30 2017 - Day 0: Buying the Costco Chicken Farm

Tomorrow, we start another Whole30 eating plan. The last two times I did this, it was both wonderful and horrible. In order to be able to look back on this experience one day and (hopefully) remember...

Azure Machine Learning - Data Camp

These are some notes that I typed up during an Azure Machine Learning - Data Camp that I attended at the Microsoft learning center in the Aon building. It was entertaining, informative, and all...

Vigil's Azure Command Queue

Command Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) was not something that I easily understood. Martin Fowler did a thorough job of explaining it in often-linked post from 2011. However, I still did not...

Discovering MVC - The ASP.NET Core MVC Stack

Now that the Vigil Project has breached into the API layer, I started to learn all kinds of new information about what takes place before the Controller's Action method is called and what happens...

22 Month Status Report

As I was writing the previous post, it came as a shock how far behind my posts on the progress of the Vigil Donor Relationship Management System had gotten. I was going too deep into the code and...