New Year’s Tech Resolution #3: Learn to code

If there has been one rallying cry for the tech establishment this year, it’s that everyone who can should learn to code. While part of the argument for building code literacy has to do with getting more people ready for coding jobs, I’ve found that just having a baseline understanding of how technology works, under… Read More


Redmond’s .NET Developer Association considers break, cites ‘malaise’ in community

The board of the 14-year-old .NET Developer Association in Redmond sent a message to its members last night proposing a six-month break in activities to figure out how to revitalize the group — citing a general lack of interest from members, sponsors and speakers, even from Microsoft. The timing is notable. Coincidentally, Microsoft is preparing… Read More