D'Arcy from Winnipeg
Solution Architecture, Business & Entrepreneurship, Microsoft, and Adoption

January 2014 Entries

MCSD Web App Certification Changes Already Coming

Larry Kaye blogged about some upcoming changes to the MCSD Web App cert. You can read the full blog post here, but in a nutshell: Adding 70-483 Programming in C# as an option for the first exam towards MCSD Web (currently 70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 is the only one available) 70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Apps and 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services will be updated to cover more recent technology releases, specifically MVC 5, Web API 2, EF 6, the Azure ......

2013–Applied Life Lessons On Risk

I started 2013 with a blog post about a dream I had, one where nobody was willing to take action against some robbers at a diner. At the time I lamented how so many in the real world don’t take on more risks out of fear. At the time I was speaking from a very academic point of view – theory, but not practice. 2013 called me on that, challenging whether I really believed what I had written. I got roughed up after a hockey game trying to help defend some guys, I almost got left with a $5k bill from ......