Stack Overflow – First Gold Badge


I have been a member of Stack Overflow for nearly three years at the time of writing. A few months ago I decided that I should start treating “Stack Overflow” with more respect. I set out on a goal to try to answer at least one question a day. I admit that there were times where I would abuse the site for its great user-provided content. The common scenario would be something similar to the following:

  • I would be faced with a programming challenge or technical issue
  • I would Google search┬áthe issue
  • I’d end up on one of several possible solutions posted on Stack Overflow
  • Finally, I would take the answer I needed and be on my way

Does this sound familiar? Continue reading “Stack Overflow – First Gold Badge”


Microsoft’s “One standard library”, .NET Foundation

.NET Foundation

Whenever you hear the word “foundation”, what usually comes to mind? I always immediately think that someone’s going to ask for donations – ironically enough Microsoft is, but in a good way! Continue reading “Microsoft’s “One standard library”, .NET Foundation”