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Ways to optimize your ASP.NET applications

I’ve spent quite a bit of time recently optimizing our ASP.NET application to help improve performance.  After spending time analyzing the code and the database for inefficiencies, it was clear that something needed to be done to minimize the data (reduce the request size) that was being delivered to each user for each page request. After lots of reading and…

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Weight loss diary – Week 4 (+/-0 lbs)

Week 4: 187 lbs Not much to report here for Week 4.  It’s Christmas, I’m still not 100% health wise, I’m not worried about it this week. I’ll probably do my best to avoid junk/fried food this week, so hopefully I can avoid packing any weight on.

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Weight loss diary – Week 3 (+2 lbs)

Week 3: 187 lbs This week has been horrible.  I’ve been sick and I haven’t even considered going to the gym.  The only thing that actually seemed appealing was going to the steam room and sitting in there for 10 minutes to clear my congested head.  But, that’s not worth all the other nonsense involved with going to the gym,…

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Weight loss diary – Week 2 (-5 lbs)

Week 2: 185 lbs As mentioned previous in my State of My Fat Ass Address, I am trying to lose some weight.  Week 1 started off pretty well with me going to the gym Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday before work.  I ate pretty good for most of the week and just couldn’t make it to the gym Friday. It’s Tuesday…

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State of My Fat Ass Address

Week 1: 190 lbs I hate to admit it but I have been going without disability insurance for some time now (well, actually I’ve never had it).  Seeing as how I’m the only one working and with benefits for my family I finally got off my lazy ass and put the wheels in motion to get some disability insurance.  Actually,…

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