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Mitchel Sellers is the Founder, CEO, and Director of Development for IowaComputerGurus (ICG). He has personally managed/developed hundreds of successful website and application projects, served as an adjunct technology instructor at Iowa colleges, and is a published author. His many accomplishments have been recognized elevating him to fifteen-time Microsoft MVP, ASP Insider, DNN MVP and Leader of the DNN Technology Group to name a few.

One of my favorite parts about being involved in the software development community is speaking at events.

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DevUp 2022

Deploying Secure Web Apps on Azure App Service (PaaS)

Managing and deploying web applications in Azure in a secure manner isn't an exact science, but there are many tools available to take some of the guess work out of the process. This talk explores a number of these features and configurations.

Secure Azure Web PaaS Slides
DevUp 2022

Practical GitHub Actions for ASP.NET Core Developers

Understanding GitHub Actions as an ASP.NET Core developer can be complicated. This talk focused on some quick-hit examples of how to implement GitHub actions with ASP.NET Core applications while also exploring the features, options, and pricing that may come into play with the implementation.

GitHub Actions for Asp.NET Core Slides
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Mar 21, 2024

Deploying .NET MAUI Blazor App to ProgramFiles'

The most common deployment process for Windows implementations of .NET MAUI Blazor applications is to utilize the automatic MSIX package creation. However, there are situations where you may need to deploy your application as a simple exe so you can deploy it to the location of your choice or as in my case so that I could pass parameters at launch to the application.

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Feb 13, 2024

Improving .NET Development Experience with DevDrive

Windows 11 added the ability to set up a Dev Drive that is targeted for key developer workloads, and after soliciting some experience from others, I thought I would try it out myself. The results were impressive and immediate, and something I'm rolling out to our entire team.

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Jan 09, 2024

Leveraging Chat GPT for Development: Balancing Privacy, Security, and Integrity

Over the past few years, AI model growth has been exponential, providing a robust collection of tools that can be utilized to streamline many operations that can benefit from machine learning operations. Although some may see AI models as simply "better search engines," there is a lot more that you can utilize ChatGPT or otherwise for; however, it requires careful consideration & planning. Let's explore how ChatGPT can help developers and how we can balance the privacy, security, and other aspects of day-to-day interactions. ...

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Jun 21, 2023

.NET MAUI + GitHub Actions + Commas in Certificate Names

I recently wasted more time than I care to admit working through an issue where I was getting build errors that did not make sense. I was trying to set up the build/publish of a .NET MAUI application, and I wanted to inject my certificate using a GitHub Actions Secret, and it failed miserably; this post explores the issue and resolution. ...

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