Great way to get more connections on Linkedin

Hi All,

Just a quick rant about LinkedIn

Just got the following email (names blurred for privacy reasons)

what-if-i-dont

As you can see, the only option given to me here is to confirm this person who I never heard of.

There is some proud product owner behind this scheme who was probably tasked with increasing confirmations…

I was never a big fan of LinkedIn but this is really not helpful.

IsAlpha() in VB.Net

I just love VB.Net, so easy to get stuff done quickly.

I especially enjoy string processing, I hope you do too.

Today, I needed a little function to check if a string is an alpha character and found this quick hidden gem of a method.

Dim s as string=”g”

Char.IsLetter(s)

That’s it, nice and easy, enjoy.

My Choice for NOSQL – MongoDB

Acting as CTO for several websites, I recently had to adapt a NOSQL database to store quite a bit of complex data. After testing a few options, I finally settled on MongoDB. If any of you are tasked with selecting a NOSQL database either in a windows or Linux environment, go with MongoDB, you will not regret it.

Some of the features we enjoy are

  • Crazy reliability and uptime
  • Blazing performance
  • Cross platform (we run a mix of windows and linux servers)

MongoDB