My CodePaLOUsa 2019 recap

I was selected to speak at CodePaLOUsa 2019 for 2 talks: A gentle intro to Cosmos DB for the ASP.NET/SQL Server developer SQL is not an excuse to avoid DevOps Since both of these talks were scheduled for Friday 23rd August, the final day of the conference and I was wrapping up a project, I… Continue reading My CodePaLOUsa 2019 recap

Handling accented characters searches

I build dual language systems - English and Spanish. It's my first time building a system in any language other than English and I came across this interesting issue the other day. Let's take the name Martinez for this example. I've seen it entered with different case alphabets (upper, lower, mixed, Pascal) and also… Continue reading Handling accented characters searches