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David Berry
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This is a photo of me speaking at That Conference this previous Monday, August 10th.  My topic was how to become a lifelong learner and create an effective personal development plan that you can stick to.
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My latest Pluralsight course "Using Google PageSpeed Insights to Improve Web Performance" has went live - http://bit.ly/PageSpeedInsightsCourse.
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Sample Code for Pluralsight Course "Improving Website Performance with Google PageSpeed Insights"
My latest Pluralsight course is in its final stages of review and should be published within the next week or so.  To support the course and make sure that everyone can follow along as I analyze and make improvements to the sample website used in the course...
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An Approach to Bundling and Minification is ASP.NET 5
Microsoft has made significant changes in how ASP.NET 5 works, and one of these changes is around how bundling and minification is handled.  The bundling and minification API is no longer available, and instead, you need to set up gulp tasks to bundle and m...
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I am very honored to have been chosen to speak at That Conference this August in Wisconsin Dells.  If you are interested in attending to check out my session or any of the other great sessions, registration opens tomorrow.  If you use the link below, they will reward me with an extra slice of bacon in my registration packet.

Full details about all the speakers and sessions is available at http://thatconference.com/
That Conference 2015
That Conference 2015
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Documenting Your Tables and Columns in Oracle
If you ask most developers if they would prefer to get a root canal or write software documentation, most would choose the root canal.  Almost everyone universally hates to write documentation.  But in many cases, at least some amount of documentation for a...
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Why I Love Being a Pluralsight Author
Pluralsight was in the news today for a couple of reasons.
 First, Lynda.com, a competitor was bought by Linked In.  Second,
Pluralsight announced they had raised some additional capital.  The
combination of the two stories led to inevitable talk about comp...
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Archiving Updated and Deleted Rows on a Table in SQL Server
I previously wrote about how to archive rows in Oracle using a trigger .  Today, I want to discuss how to do this in SQL Server.  Again, the syntax varies between the two databases, but you can still accomplish the same functionality. So to recap on what we...
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Populating Created Date and Last Modified Date Columns in SQL Server Using Triggers
I wrote a blog post a while back on updating what I call "administrative columns" like created date and last modified date in Oracle.  However, I don't just work in environments with Oracle as the backend RDBMS, but also work with SQL Server quite a bit.  R...
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Using Cassette to Bundle and Minify Files in MVC2, MVC3 and Older WebForms Apps
Over the last few years, we have seen the emergence of highly interactive web applications.  In order to achieve this level of interactivity, most web pages now contain multiple JavaScript and CSS files that power this behavior. As the number of files requi...
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