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 | 03 Jan 2017 08:25
Jon Galloway writes "....It’s a new year! Even though years are an arbitrary construct and all that, you feel reinvigorated! Alive! Ready to take on the world! And you’ve read all those posts and tweets and instatumblrs about blogging! They’re pretty..."
Read more » How to Talk Yourself out of your New Year’s Blogging Resolution… One Day At A Time
Jon Galloway | 10 Sep 2014 23:22
Jon Galloway writes "....I'm really excited to announce that two of my latest courses on Microsoft Virtual Academy are now live! Both are recordings of live courses Christopher Harrison and I lead in the beautiful Channel 9 studios, and include downloads of all slides, code..."
Read more » Two free video courses: Intro to ASP.NET MVC and Responsive UI with Bootstrap
Jon Galloway | 01 Jul 2014 20:30
Jon Galloway writes "....Web devs in southern California, we've got a great Web Camp event coming up next week in Los Angeles on July 9. We're wrapping up the Summer Web Camps tour I announced a bit ago with a blowout! This is a free, one day event and we've got space..."
Read more » Web Camp in Los Angeles with Scott Hunter - July 9
Jon Galloway | 19 Jun 2014 23:53
Jon Galloway writes "....Background on NuGet Package Restore and Automatic Package Restore
NuGet Package Restore allows you to reference NuGet packages in your project without shipping them with your source code or committing them to source control. The general idea is that..."
Read more » Scripting .NET project migration to Automatic NuGet Package Restore
Jon Galloway | 13 Jun 2014 20:23
Jon Galloway writes "....UPDATE: The course (including videos, slides, and links to the code) are published here: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/introduction-to-asp-net-mvc
Join Christopher Harrison and me for a fun, free online training event at..."
Read more » MVA: Introduction to ASP.NET MVC - Free Live Training - June 23
Jon Galloway | 13 Jun 2014 16:06
Jon Galloway writes "....Between releases of my other book (Professional ASP.NET MVC, next release due out soon!) Jesse Liberty somehow talked me into collaborating with him on writing a book on Windows 8.1 development. Actually, it wasn't a hard sell, because I've done a..."
Read more » New Book: Pro Windows 8.1 Development with XAML and C#
Jon Galloway | 11 Jun 2014 01:21
Jon Galloway writes "....I'm incredibly happy to announce that my blog - and all 750 other blogs running under weblogs.asp.net - are now powered by Orchard and Azure Web Sites! That's 750 blogs, all hosted in 4 Azure Web Sites all running on only one large virtual machine...."
Read more » weblogs.asp.net Now Running On Orchard and Azure Web Sites
Jon Galloway | 13 May 2014 23:05
Jon Galloway writes "....This week at TechEd, the ASP.NET team announced some pretty exciting updates on the way for ASP.NET. Top Links Blog Posts ASP.NET vNext: the future of .NET on the Server (.NET Web Development and Tools Blog) Introducing ASP.NET vNext..."
Read more » A 30 Minute Look At ASP.NET vNext
Jon Galloway | 12 May 2014 23:21
Jon Galloway writes "....Web Camps are free, no fluff, lots of code events where you can get learn what's new in the Microsoft web platform and how you can put it to use right away. They're by developers for developers - no marketing, just building web apps.
Read more » Upcoming Web Camps - Summer 2014
Jon Galloway | 05 May 2014 23:14
Jon Galloway writes "....You've agreed to present a full day training event, and the day's approaching. What do you do? I'm not a training expert, but I've learned a few lessons on the job over the past few years that I think will help. I'd done some technical..."
Read more » Lessons Learned Preparing and Presenting Tech Training Events