A 24 Hour Hackathon And My Experience.

I can say I’m no stranger to 24 hours of straight work. It has only happened on a handful of occasions and was typically to meet a deadline. On January 18th from 5pm to 5pm the next day, I participated in a 24 hour Hackathon. I was on a team of six and our goal was to build a website to serve a very specific need. We successfully hammered out a fully functional product that would have taken at least a month of development under normal circumstances. Here are my experiences and learnings from the event.
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I’m a Technology Architect for Rockfish Digital. I’ve been there since 2007. I love coding and spend most of my time in C# and JavaScript. I’m a firm believer in the Full Stack Developer.

Weekend Tech Reads For 1-18-2013

Asp.net / Asp.net MVC

Ten Tricks for Razor Views – Great post on some syntax related stuff with Razer views in MVC. This is really helpful if you have only been using the standard view engine in MVC.

Javascript / jQuery

WAAAAAAAYYY too much stuff has been going on with jQuery this week. It’s really awesome stuff though.
JQUERY 1.9 FINAL, JQUERY 2.0 BETA, MIGRATE FINAL RELEASED
Announcing jQuery Mobile 1.3.0 Beta
ANNOUNCING THE JQUERY PLUGIN REGISTRY

Web Development

The Best Way to Learn HTML – This is a great article for beginners.
Learn Advanced HTML & CSS with one useful guide.

I’m a Technology Architect for Rockfish Digital. I’ve been there since 2007. I love coding and spend most of my time in C# and JavaScript. I’m a firm believer in the Full Stack Developer.