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Hi, My Name Is Barret

WITH NEARLY 20 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, I’VE OCCUPIED MANY ROLES INCLUDING DEVELOPER, TEAM LEAD, AND MANAGER. I USE THIS SITE TO SHARE SOME OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND WORK.

Barret
Barret

Hi there! I’m Barret. I wear many hats. Father, husband, manager, developer, gamer, blogger, speaker, model railroader, and so forth. I’ve been blessed greatly by this industry, and so this site is one way I try to give a little bit back. When I can find the time, I add a bit of my coding knowledge and experience to share with whoever might find it of worth.

I hope you find something of use here. I also have a creative side. If that interests you, check out the link to my creative side at the top of the page.

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I am available to speak at user groups, podcasts, conferences, training sessions, etc on just about anything development-related, but my favorite topics include management, hiring, mentoring, C#, Azure, Power Automate, and related areas.

I also do small project side work for Power Automate, Azure Data Factory, Azure Functions, C#, ASP.NET. If any of that fits for your needs, feel free to contact me

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Video – A Brief Introduction to Microsoft Power Automate

This week I’m presenting my first YouTube video: A Brief Introduction to Microsoft Power Autom…

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Function Friday: Data Type Conversion Functions – Arrays, JSON and XML

This time we’re wrapping up the last of the data type conversion functions. We’ll cover …

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Using Application Insights For Better Application Logging

As you gain more experience as a developer, you soon realize the importance of good logging for your…

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Function Friday: Binary, DataUri, UriComponent, and Base64 Conversion Functions

This time I’m going to delve into conversion functions for base64 and binary. Both are typical…

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Power Automate: Connectors from Independent Publishers

One of the most fantastic parts of Microsoft Power Automate is its ability to connect to a massive a…

Guest Post: What are the different types of interviews?

I’ve got a guest post this week provided by the Codementor team. Thanks to them for providing …

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I am available for speaking or part-time consulting work. If you are looking for someone to help with Power Automate, SQL Server, Azure or .NET work, feel free to contact me.