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Jon Galloway

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 | 15 Apr 2014 23:01

5 Tricks for catching up on the Channel 9 event videos for Build 2014Subscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....Okay, you've had a week to digest all the video content from Build 2014? Done yet? Me, neither. Well, how about some tricks to make this easier? I'd written up a few tips and tricks for catching up on Channel 9 event videos back in 2011, this is an..."
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Jon Galloway | 26 Feb 2014 19:51

Looking at ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 - Part 4 - Web API Help Pages, BSON, and Global Error HandlingSubscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....This is part 4 of a series covering some of the new features in the ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 releases. The last one! If you've read them all, you have earned twelve blog readership points... after you finish this one, of course. Here are the..."
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Jon Galloway | 28 Jan 2014 23:17

Looking at ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 - Part 3 - Bootstrap and JavaScript enhancementsSubscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....This is part 3 of a 4 part series covering some of the new features in the ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 releases. Part 1: Overview and Enums Part 2: Attribute Routing with Custom Constraints Part 3: Bootstrap and JavaScript..."
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Jon Galloway | 24 Jan 2014 23:03

Looking at ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 - Part 2 - Attribute Routing with Custom ConstraintsSubscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....I'm continuing a series looking at some of the new features in ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1. Part 1 (Overview and Enums) explained how to update your NuGet packages in an ASP.NET MVC application, so I won't rehash that here. Part 1: Overview..."
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Jon Galloway | 21 Jan 2014 22:44

Looking at ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 - Part 1 - Overview and EnumsSubscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....This is the first in a four part series covering ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 Part 1: Overview and Enums Part 2: Attribute Routing with Custom Constraints Part 3: Bootstrap and JavaScript enhancements Part 4: Web API Help Pages,..."
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Jon Galloway | 18 Jan 2014 00:07

ASP.NET - A last look back at 2013, looking ahead to 2014Subscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....There's something about getting into a new year that makes us step back and consider the bigger picture. Where is it all headed? Am I making the most out of my life? What web tools and products has Microsoft released lately? I got to present a few..."
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Jon Galloway | 08 Jan 2014 22:01

Two great Kickstarter projects ending soon: Durandal JavaScript framework and bitCommander File ManagerSubscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....I like Kickstarter. It's not a store, it's an easy way to help fund creative projects. You back projects you find exciting at different reward levels, and then follow along with the project's progress. I blogged about the AGENT watch last June and..."
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Jon Galloway | 14 Nov 2013 06:00

A look at the new Visual Studio Online "Monaco" code editorSubscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....One of the most interesting announcements at the Visual Studio 2013 Launch today was the Monaco editor in Visual Studio Online. I've seen little hints of this coming - for example, Scott Hanselman's post in August: A rich new JavaScript code..."
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Jon Galloway | 17 Oct 2013 21:36

Top things web developers should know about the Visual Studio 2013 releaseSubscribe to this feed

Jon Galloway writes "....ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Release NotesASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Release NotesSummary for lazy readers: Visual Studio 2013 is now available for download on the Visual Studio site and on MSDN subscriber..."
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Jon Galloway | 09 Oct 2013 20:17

Free 6 hour online course - Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Jump StartSubscribe to this feed

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..."
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Jon Galloway

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