Senior software guru with extensive experience developing cutting-edge applications in multiple industries ranging from commercial finance, utilities, healthcare and direct marketing. Excellent communication skills and experience leading and instructing teams on the latest technologies including mobile development with Xamarin, C#, Microsoft .NET Core, MongoDB, azure serverless solutions, cloud migration and others. Published author who provides objective advice, expertise and technical skills with the goal of creating value and improving the business performance of clients.
Blogs by Kelly
A new way to add Visual Studio tools to your PowerShell environment with Enter-VsDevShell PowerShell All the Things For many years I’ve enjoyed using a PowerShell console as my go-to CLI for interacting with .NET projects and solutions. One of the first things I do when provisioning a new developer machine is grab a copy […]
I am currently working on a large integration project that uses a PowerShell script within each sub-module to manage building, deploying and even launching Visual Studio. Due to a reliance on code namespaces matching with folder structures, these PowerShell scripts are sprinkled all over a large directory structure. Fortunately, they are well-named and exist in […]
Full-stack testing of OData 4.0 and Web API 2.2 ASP.Net MVC controllers Why Are Unit Tests of OData Web API Controllers Insufficient? A common pattern for testing ASP.Net Web API 2 controller methods is to call them directly after mocking or setting up the Request and Configuration properties. When OData v4 is then added to […]
A Brief History Lesson As a software developer, we spend a lot of our time using text editors. Most text editors follow the Emacs standard that harkens all the way back to the 1970s and the venerable PDP-10. Emacs’ WYSIWYG style of editing is best suited to a stream-of-consciousness and linear style of editing. The […]
At IntelliTect, a common pattern of our client solutions are windows services that process work on either a scheduled basis or watch a file location. We often use a combination of the Topshelf framework with the TopShelf.Quartz job scheduling package to solve these problems. These packages expose a useful fluent interface to schedule multiple jobs […]