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Leonard Sperry

Whimsical musings of a Software Engineer, Seattlite, and Father

Seattle WP8 Transit Apps

by Leonard
Do you live in the Seattle area, own a Windows Phone, and ride public transit?  The market place has several apps that will show you arrival times. Which app is best for your commute?  That’s what we’re here to answer. While there are multiple transit apps that tie into variou... [More]

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Tuning your MSSQL Database

by Leonard
This article is intended to teach you how to tune your MSSQL Database.  This article was written using MSSQL 2008 Developer Edition, but concepts should carry over to other versions. What you need A lot of development is done using MSSQL Express.  The tools described in this article are ... [More]

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Discovering Scope with Value Types and Reference Types

by Leonard
Ok, here's a brain bender for you.  It's a twist on a C# puzzle I've seen before.  Instead of one loop, there are 3. using System; namespace What { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { Action a = null; for (int i = 0... [More]

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My New Blog

by Leonard
Ok, so I've been wanting to set up a blog for a while now, and I finally did it.  The previous post is a recipie from another site that I set up in the Orchard CMS.   Unfortunately, that site became a bit of a memory hog (possibly because of the plug-ins that I installed), and the app... [More]

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American Asian Fusion Chicken Stir Fry

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Well, it was my turn to cook again, and I out-did myself again, so I'm sharing the recipie. Ingredients: 1 lb bonless skinless chicken breasts 1 small can bamboo shoots 2 small potatos 1 medium onion 1 large celery stalk Spices: Olive oil chillie oil Paprika Lemon peel 1 tsp Wasabi... [More]

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About the author

Leonard is a Software Engineer who works for a web CMS firm in Seattle Washington.  He is the primary technical contractor for Seattle Engraving.   Where he built a custom CRM to help manage customer interactions and will soon be rolling out a new and improved website based on Orchard CMS.

He has lived in the Puget Sound region for most of his life, and is a father of 3.

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