Dave Voyles And I Chat About Using Xbox Fitness & The Microsoft Band To Get In ShapeDave Voyles And I Chat About Using Xbox Fitness & The Microsoft Band To Get In Shape

Recently Dave Voyles took some time to have a conversation with me about how I use XBox Fitness and my Microsoft Band to get in shape over the past year. We rel

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Macafee, Norton And Others Won't Work With Microsoft Edge And That Is A Good ThingMacafee, Norton And Others Won't Work With Microsoft Edge And That Is A Good Thing

MacAfee, Norton and other AV products wont work with Microsoft Edge because they plugged the security holes those AV products used to infiltrate browsers. This is a good thing!

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Make A Local Web Server With Grunt ConnectMake A Local Web Server With Grunt Connect

Last year I migrated my spa infrastructure away from ASP.NET MVC to just plain HTML. Removing this dependency gives me a broad latitude of freedom to work with

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Azure Marketplace Performance AuditAzure Marketplace Performance Audit

The pages on the Azure Marketplace could use some simple refinements and load almost instantly across all devices and platforms. What you can learn from their mistakes to help your site perform better and achieve better search engine rankings.

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Microsoft Edge Team Working On 18 New FeaturesMicrosoft Edge Team Working On 18 New Features

This week the Microsoft Edge team updated the Platform Status list, indicating they have begun work on several new standards and APIs. I decided to filter to ju

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Fixing The Microsoft Store's Web PerformanceFixing The Microsoft Store's Web Performance

Have you visited Microsoft's online store? I do at least 2-3 times a month. This weekend I wanted to see if there was a KidSpark class for my step-daughter. I c

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The Significance Of Free Ssl On Azure Web SitesThe Significance Of Free Ssl On Azure Web Sites

Earlier this week I found my friend Nik Molnar's article about a new Azure Website extension to enable free SSL certificates, "Let's Encrypt" Azure Web Apps the

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66 Pounds In 108 Days - My Latest Book66 Pounds In 108 Days - My Latest Book

I mentioned a few times on my Blog about losing weight and getting in shape last year. I wrote a book about the experience. I hope the book serves as inspiratio

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Windows Defender Pro ScamWindows Defender Pro Scam

Last night I had a quick conversation with some friends at the dojo. The conversation covered the topic of having to support friends and family's technical issu

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Amazon's Bad User ExperienceAmazon's Bad User Experience

Over Christmas I ordered most of our gifts from Amazon. I have Amazon Prime and it is a wonderful user experience because I rarely need to worry about shipping

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Why Amazon Won And Walmart Is FailingWhy Amazon Won And Walmart Is Failing

This Christmas I bet you visited Amazon and if you are like me purchased at least one item. Last year I started Amazon Prime and love the free shipping, Sunday

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Should You Use The Template Element?Should You Use The Template Element?

The latest Windows update (Threshold 2) featured new standards support in Edge. While there are many new features and bug fixes one that got me a little energiz

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High Performance Responsive Design [Book Review]High Performance Responsive Design [Book Review]

One of the biggest objections to responsive design is the perception is negatively affects performance. Performance concerns were my biggest hang up before I fi

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Just A Reminder Internet Explorer Support Ends In 6 WeeksJust A Reminder Internet Explorer Support Ends In 6 Weeks

In case you have missed the announcement made about a year ago, Microsoft is killing Internet Explorer 10 and below next month. By killing they are no longer of

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When Should You Use A Single Page Application?When Should You Use A Single Page Application?

Single page applications have become very popular in recent years. They were created in an effort to make web apps feel more like native applications.

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Using The Html Checkbox ✅ And Managing The Check State ✔ With Javascript [Tutorial]Using The Html Checkbox ✅ And Managing The Check State ✔ With Javascript [Tutorial]

Managing checkboxes in HTML, specifically using JavaScript and jQuery can seem a bit unnatural. Just knowing the correct html for a checkbox can be confusing. I resolve these common problems you may be having with this tutorial.

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How To Fix 'This Page Is Trying To Load Scripts From Unauthenticated Sources' Chrome Error [Solutions]How To Fix 'This Page Is Trying To Load Scripts From Unauthenticated Sources' Chrome Error [Solutions]

Have you recently upgraded to HTTPS? If so you may parts of your site may have broken and Chrome is giving your an unauthenticated sources error. This is what is happening and how you can fix your problems

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10 Key Requirements To Achieve Your Goals10 Key Requirements To Achieve Your Goals

Over 108 days this past winter I lost 72 pounds. Since then I have kept it off and even trimmed a few more off lately. Nearly a year ago I had a car wreck follo

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Google Deprecates Ajax Crawling Policy - A Key Reason Why Public Websites Should Not Be A Single Page ApplicationGoogle Deprecates Ajax Crawling Policy - A Key Reason Why Public Websites Should Not Be A Single Page Application

Google deprecated it's Single Page App crawling policy in late 2015. This was known as the AJAX crawling policy. This was an early sign SPAs were dying and on their way to being replaced by Progressive Web Apps.

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React, Angularjs, Backbone And Ember The Bad PartsReact, Angularjs, Backbone And Ember The Bad Parts

I often get asked why I am not a fan of React, Angular, Backbone, Ember or other fast food frameworks. The full answer is probably long and drawn out, but I wil

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