How dotNet Miami was started

How dotNet Miami was started

After the inspiration of starting a community and creating the vision the big question in my mind is how am I going to start this thing? Luckily, I had a guide. I started off by reading Dr. Greg Low’s (blog|twitter) The Rational Guide To Building Technical User Communities. This short book is a must read for(…)

What dotNet Miami is all About

What dotNet Miami is all About

After deciding to start a .Net community the next step was to decide why dotNet Miami should exist. It’s not enough just to have a desire of community. If I was going to start a community what benefit would it provide? How would this new community provide value to it’s members and the Miami technical(…)

New T-SQL features in SQL Server 2012

Recently, I spoke at SQL Saturday #141 South Florida. Words can’t express how much I love the SQL Server community. Every time I’m able to speak at a SQL Server event I’m deeply honored. For almost the past year I’ve been traveling around Florida speaking at events like SQL Saturday talking about Project Management. But(…)

The A, B, C’s of Table Aliases

Dear Developers, DBA’s and Power Users, There is something that I’ve been seeing in your SQL that it annoys me so much that it’s forcing me to bring it to your attention. Developers, DBA’s and power users hear my plea. Table aliases are wonderful things. They make SQL easier to read and more compact. I’m(…)