Archives - August 2009

Headspring makes Inc. 500 and Microsoft Gold Partner

It’s been two years since I joined Headspring Systems as employee #5, and we have grown by leaps and bounds.  We recently learned that we made #127 on Austin’s Inc. 500 list.   We are the 2nd or 4th fastest growing company in Austin depending on who you ask, and in the time period examined...

50% discount code on ASP.NET MVC in Action expires today

There is a 50% discount coupon that expires today for ASP.NET MVC in Action .   Use it today because it won’t work tomorrow.  And, as always, I’ll try to keep some current discount coupons up on http://jeffreypalermo.com/blog/asp-net-mvc-in-action/ . 50%:  mvc50f...

MvcContrib version control has moved to GitHub

MvcContrib’s version control is now managed on GitHub.com .  Thanks to Jeremy Skinner for doing the work necessary to move the Subversion repository.  Thanks to Eric Hexter for reconfiguring the TeamCity build to work with GitHub and publish artifacts to teamcity.codebetter.com.  Jeremy...

Party with Palermo: PDC 2009 – save the date

It’s time again to plan another Party with Palermo .  This is the 3rd Party with Palermo in Los Angeles after the PDC 2008 party and the Tech Ed 2009 party .  The PDC starts on a Tuesday, so the party will be held on a Monday night.  Book your plane tickets to arrive early on Monday so...

ASP.NET MVC in Action: two free chapters and all source code online

Along with buying the EBook now and the print book shipping in 17 days on Sept 7th, you can download two free chapters right now online .  Go to http://bit.ly/mvcinaction to download the free stuff. Along with the free chapters, you can get the source code for the entire book for FREE even if you...

ASP.NET MVC in Action book complete and headed to the presses!

Below is the final cover for the book .  Because of the heavy emphasis on complementary tools for ASP.NET MVC , we’ve added a subtitle, “with MvcContrib , NHibernate , and more”.  MvcContrib is sprinkled throughout the book because we as an author team feel that MvcContrib is essential for...

ASP.NET MVC 4 in Action

ASP.NET MVC in Action is a book from Manning that covers the newly-released ASP.NET MVC Framework. It is not a beginner book. It is an advanced book for ASP.NET professionals. These authors share best practices, patterns, and lots of opinions on how to use the new framework. The MEAP is available for...

Looking for a few Silverlight contractors in Austin, TX

Email jobs@headspringsystems.com if you are interested.  Need: desired rate range (low-high) cover letter (with what you know about headspring and why you are interested) resume

Philly Alt.Net Supper tonight

As luck would have it, I had a family emergency that takes me to the Trenton, NJ area, so I got with Brian Donahue to squeeze in a meeting with the Philly Alt.Net group tonight at Q BBQ & Tequila .  You can see more information on Brian’s blog , his twitter and the RSVP site at eventbrite ....