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This is my corner of the web, and I have neglected it! Well, no more! The Head of Gon is just oozing with new ideas, projects, successes, and failures, so join in while we discuss these issues, and more.

If you are here for the techie bits, go ahead and check out these blogs; I’ve split them up to make them a little easier to dig through:

  • Application Development
  • Database Development
  • Personal Development
  • Web Development

Backup and Restore VMs in Windows Azure by Using Powershell

One of the problems that I run into when using virtual machines in Windows Azure is that I don’t get the easy to use checkpoints. I guess you still don’t! But at least you get some kind of method. http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2014/01/24/create-backups-of-virtual-machines-in-windows-azure-by-using-powershell.aspx I’ll have to look further into it to see what the officially supported/correct way of […]

Executing your own SQL queries together with SDK synchronization

Taken from: http://www.red-gate.com/supportcenter/Content.aspx?p=SQL%20Comparison%20SDK&c=knowledgebaseSQL_Comparison_SDKKB200809000297.htm Category: SDK, API & Command line Date: 15 May 2009 Product: SQL Comparison SDK When executing a synchronization script created by the SQL Comparison SDK, it may be desired that some ad-hoc queries be intermixed with the SQL produced by the Red Gate APIs. Because the BlockExecutor class can only run SQL […]


I have so many Information Technology issues on the table at any given moment, due to my work and school schedules that I have a hard time keeping it all organized. Therefore, this overall page will serve as a menu of “what’s going on”, and you can look to the feature sub-blogs for more information! […]


As a student of Information Technology at South University I collected many pieces of documentation, software, and other works that I posted on my original site. My professors at South University were excellent, and I reccomend them highly. To learn more, please click the graphic below! Now that I’m a proud holder of my Bachelors […]

DNNCreative: Andreas 09 “Free DotNetNuke CSS Skin”

http://www.dnncreative.com/Tutorials/SkinningTutorials/Andreas09/tabid/357/Default.aspx Adapted to DNN By Lee Sykes Design by Andreas Viklund http://andreasviklund.com August 2007 Andreas 09 is a free XHTML/CSS skin, the original template was created by Andreas Viklund, and it has been adapted to a DotNetNuke skin by Lee Sykes.