Jon works at Microsoft as an Community Program Manager focused on ASP.NET MVC. He's co-author of Wrox Professional MVC 2 (working on the MVC 3 update), wrote the MVC Music Store tutorial, helped organize mvcConf, and travelled the world in 2010 teaching MVC classes for the Web Camps tour. Jon previously worked at Vertigo Software, where he worked on several Microsoft conference websites (PDC08, MIX09, WPC09), built the video player for a very large scale online sports event which happens every March, and lead a team which created several Silverlight advertising demos for MIX08. Prior to that, he's worked in a wide range of web development shops, from scrappy startups to Fortune 500 financial companies. He was an ASP.NET and Silverlight Insider, ASP.NET MVP, published author, regular contributor to several open source .NET projects. He's part of the Herding Code podcast (http://herdingcode.com), Twitters as @jongalloway and blogs athttp://weblogs.asp.net/jgalloway
Jon Galloway | 09 Oct 2013 20:17
Jon Galloway writes "....The videos for the Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Jump Start Jump Start event are live on Microsoft Virtual Academy. This is an entire 9 session course, covering the official ASP.NET MVC certification course material. If you've been..."
Read more » Free 6 hour online course - Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Jump Start
Jon Galloway | 10 Sep 2013 20:44
Jon Galloway writes "....This course is now available online: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Jump Start
Join me and Christopher Harrison (@geektrainer) for a free, full day online training event on Developing ASP.NET MVC4 Web Applications! There's still space..."
Read more » Free online training event: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Jump Start (Sep 17)
Jon Galloway | 29 Aug 2013 21:55
Jon Galloway writes "....Easy: Including an HTML file in an ASP.NET MVC site I got an interesting question recently on routing, which lead to an even more interesting question on how to do the opposite. This turns out to offer a pretty good look at some important details..."
Read more » ASP.NET MVC Routing - Intercepting file requests like Index.html, and what it teaches about how Routing works
Jon Galloway | 22 Aug 2013 21:51
Jon Galloway writes "....It's really annoying when one of your browser tabs is making noise and you can't tell which. Lately, sites have been using an informal convention of showing a play indicator (▶) in the tab title. It's a simple solution that really helps out your..."
Jon Galloway | 12 Aug 2013 18:02
Jon Galloway writes "....Windows Live Writer really is an amazing application. It does one job really, really well. I've been using it on several blogs including this one (running on Community Server, Herding Code podcast (running on Wordpress). I've also used it to manage..."
Read more » 8 Windows Live Writer tips
Jon Galloway | 17 Jul 2013 07:50
Jon Galloway writes "....While at NDC13 this June, K Scott and I (joined by Rob Conery as honorary guest host) recorded a lot of Herding Code podcasts in a cool podcast booth. It was an interesting audio challenge. The conference provided us some great audio equipment -..."
Read more » Removing background noise in Audacity by differencing stereo channels
Jon Galloway | 19 Jun 2013 15:45
Jon Galloway writes "....The Kickstarter funding period for AGENT (The World's Smartest Watch) ends Jun 20 at 1 PM. The project's almost at 10x the funding goal, so I really see this as a last opportunity to get an amazing watch for $100 off the $249 MSRP. In addition to..."
Read more » Last chance to back the AGENT watch Kickatarter, first chance to play with the code (bonus extra credit: custom device emulator with screen scaling)
Jon Galloway | 02 Jun 2013 06:27
Jon Galloway writes "....I've been building a lot of Windows 8 virtual machines lately, and I've noticed that the product key / activation steps have changed from Windows 7 to Windows 8. With any of the Windows 8 ISO's I've used, there's an install wizard step that you..."
Read more » Delaying product key / activation when building a Windows 8 virtual machine
Jon Galloway | 30 May 2013 22:13
Jon Galloway writes "....You may have heard some talk about OWIN and the Katana Project over the past few years. Let's get the (kind of boring and abstract) definitions out of the way, then talk about why they're exciting and how you can learn more. OWIN (Open Web..."
Read more » Getting up to speed with Katana
Jon Galloway | 28 Mar 2013 00:31
Jon Galloway writes "....Back in 2008 I had a blog series going where I did occasional blog post / news recaps with lists of interesting things. (Fun note: I ran that using ma.gnolia.com and stopped around the same time, but not necessarily because, they bit the dust.). I..."
Read more » Interesting Things Circa March 2013