Joe Doyle's Technical Blog

Getting Started With MongoDB and C# Revisited

A few years ago I wrote about using the MongoDB driver in C#. Its been one of my most popular posts and it really needs an update! Since 2011, the 10gen driver has become the standard. Its been getting updated on a regular basis with features that bring it inline

The Creation of My New Blog

The World of WordPress About a year and a half ago I made the switch from Posterous to a WordPress for my blog. I figured that I might as well learn how to use the 800 pound gorilla in the room. For the most part, things went well considering that

And the winner is… Git

In 2010 I made the choice to use Mercurial instead of Git. That was mostly due to Mercurial having much better Windows support. It had strong tooling for the command line, Windows Explorer, and Visual Studio. It was a simple choice. Ahh, but the times they are a changing… Here

New Year, New Job, New Stuff!

Motivation can be a funny thing. Sometimes you have it when you don’t have time for it. Other times it’s nowhere to be found when you are desperately seeking it. My motivation for blogging has waxed and waned other the last year, as probably is apparent by all

CoffeeScript gently reminds me that tabs are not spaces

I recently picked up Trevor Burnham’s CoffeeScript book. So far it’s a great introduction into CoffeeScript and also Node.js, two topics which I wanted to learn more about. I started running through the first examples to see them run. I downloaded the latest node.exe, and found