Household tech

So this is happening: The Cousins family is building their house! As many of you know, this house is going to be pretty full of technology. I thought as I'm planning everything I would start a series of posts on the awesome things I'm doing tech wise. I get many…

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Best Body Fitness Sprint Triathlon 2013

Photos from the 2013 Best Body Fitness Triathlon in Sylvan Lake, AB are now up! We had some amazing weather in the middle of a monsoon which I'm very grateful for. Some finish highlights included the usual leaps, a great Usain Bolt impression and a Gangnam style rider. Good work…

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Google Play Store ordering experiences (Nexus 4 & Nexus 7)

Nexus 7 Here is the timeline of my Nexus 7 order. June 27, 2012 I watched the Google event for the launch of the Nexus 7 and ordered it immediately after as soon as sales were opened. June 27, 2012 Minutes after ordering I realize that my address was my…

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jQuery AJAX POSTing to ASP.NET MVC 3

Getting your model binding to work properly with jQuery takes a bit of trial and error if you're just getting started. There are a couple ways to send your data and you don't really know which way is going to bind properly to which C# type. Here is a quick…

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Best Body Fitness Triathlon Photos

I shot the Best Body Fitness Triathlon in Sylvan Lake this morning. The photos are currently being edited, and then they will be uploaded. Hopefully by tomorrow they should be showing up online. They will be available for purchase on Shuttr at: http://mike.shuttr.com/gallery/158. It was…

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New Relic NuGet package: Automatic building and publishing with TeamCity

I'm a big fan of New Relic server/application monitoring and last year I created a NuGet package for them. I wanted to make it easy for people to get New Relic going in an Azure environment and NuGet solves that problem. I've used it in production on Shuttr ever…

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