Author: Charles Chen

Azure Functions, SignalR, and Authorization

If you are using SignalR in Azure Functions with Users and Groups, there’s quite a gap in the available documentation online.  With this post, I’m hoping to help you get your Functions + SignalR working with Users and Groups. Users...

Why Is This Man Running For President?

I had come across Andrew Yang’s name in a few articles but never gave him much thought until I listened to a Freakonomics Radio podcast featuring Yang. For folks who aren’t familiar with him, Yang is an American born Taiwanese-American...

Stop Using var (C#)!

Stop Using var (C#)!

I just picked up Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse’s Pro C# 7 Eighth Edition to catch up on some of the more recent language and platform changes (being stuck in SharePoint 2010 for 8 years will do that to you!)....

On Culture, Trust, and Effective Teams

Over the weekend, I listened to a TED Radio Hour podcast titled The Meaning of Work.  The whole thing is worth a listen, but there was something in the first segment by Margaret Heffernan which really caught my attention: Social...

Two Lessons From Jerry Brown

Two Lessons From Jerry Brown

The California Sunday magazine has a great writeup on the tenure of Jerry Brown. It’s a great read.  There were two points that struck me in particular as with regards to managing projects and getting stuff done. The first is:...