Always Learn

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StackoverflowCodeAcademyChannel9Canadian Developer ConnectionContagious Curiousity

Nuget, Visual Studio extension that makes it easy to add, remove, and update libraries and tools that use the .NET Framework.
Elmah

JQuery JavaScript library
Modernizr Ember.js
Knockout.js: Dynamic JavaScript using MVVM pattern.
KendoUI: HTML5, jQuery-based framework for building modern HTML apps
Prototype JavaScript Framework
Less – Less is a CSS pre-processor, meaning that it extends the CSS language, adding features that allow variables, mixins, functions and many other techniques that allow you to make CSS that is more maintainable, themable and extendable.

BLOGS I FOLLOW

Scott Gu   Corporate Vice President in the Microsoft Server and Tools Business
Scott Hanselman Web Technologist, speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee.
Phil Haack, worked on ASP.NET MVC and Nuget package manager, and now at GitHub .
Rachel Appel, Senior developer evangelist for Microsoft based in the NYC Metro area.
Susan Ibach , Developer evangelist for Microsoft.
Somasegar Joined Microsoft in 1989 and currently serves as the corporate vice president of the Developer Division.
Jon Skeet, “Jon Skeet is immutable. If something’s going to change, it’s going to have to be the rest of the universe.”…
Nikhil Kothari, creator of Script#
David Heinemeir Hanson, creator of Ruby on Rails and race car driver.
Steve Souders, Head Performance Engineer at Google. Works on web performance and open source initiatives.

TOOLS I USE
MS Visual Studio 2010
   VS Profiler   Resharper   StyleCop   LinqPad   JQueryPad
Fiddler  – QueueExplorerAgent Ransack
JSLint:JavaScript code quality tool.
CSS Lint: Validates your CSS code.
JSONLint: JSON Lint is a web based validator and reformatter for JSON, a lightweight data-interchange format.
ILSSPY: ILSpy is the open-source .NET assembly browser and decompiler.

PODCASTS
Hanselminutes   Dot Net Rocks
You can also get Hanselman’s Super Karate Death Car List of .NET and Software Podcasts.
And the list Microsoft Canadian Developers

VIDEOS

PODCASTS EPISODES
Memory Management with Ricky Leeks

Carl and Richard have a discussion with a vegetable. Yeah, that’s right, we interviewed a leek named Ricky Leeks. Beyond all the endless puns, is a great conversation about memory management in .NET. Ricky also lets us know about a free e-book on .NET Memory Management.

NICE TO CHECK
Script # By Nikhil Kothari. Brings the power and productivity of C# and .NET tools to Ajax development by compiling C# source code into regular JavaScript.

MAC OS Applications I use
Text Editor:  Sublime Text 2
VPN: CoRD

WIN tools I Use
QueueExplorer
Agent Ransack

Other Apps I Use

WORK SETUP I PREFER

Version Control: Git, GitHub
IDE: Visual Studio 2013 or more recent
Computer: Mac laptop running whatever additional VMs I need
Virtual Machines: Parallels, VirtualBox

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